NBA Draft 2016: Top 5 Point Guard Prospects Heading into CBB Season

October 18th, 2015 by Jonathan Wasserman Leave a reply »

Expect plenty of buzz this year surrounding the point guard group projected to declare for the 2016 NBA draft. Our top five consists of a returning superstar, a new one and a major breakout candidate. Two of the following point guards actually play together.

The demand for ball-handlers in the NBA continues to remain steady. We saw seven of them get taken in last June's first round. 

Look for these potential floor generals to draw similar interest in 2016.


5. Tyrone Wallace, California, Senior

Wallace's decision to come back should turn out to be a good one. Over the summer, California was able to land two 5-star recruits in Jaylen Brown and Ivan Rabb. He'll now be playing in one of the more talented lineups in the country, which is significant given the workload he's had and it's effect on his efficiency. 

Now, in a better position to play to his strengths as a senior among weapons, this could be the year Wallace takes the big step.

He attended this summer's LeBron James Nike Skills Academy, where he put ...

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