The 5 Biggest Early Risers in 2016 NBA Draft Conversation

December 24th, 2015 by Jonathan Wasserman Leave a reply »

 There are some NBA draft prospects who are just tougher to see coming.  

Through roughly five weeks of college basketball, we've witnessed a handful of players either flash major improvement or potential that previously went hidden throughout high school.

The following prospects have found the radar after starting the season outside the draft discussion. They represent the biggest risers on our board based on last year's results and summer projections. 

Though not all of them are expected to declare this upcoming June, assume that NBA scouts have already taken notice of their arrivals or breakouts.


Honorary Mention: Kahlil Felder, Oakland, PG, Junior

We've reached the point where it's become reasonable to question whether the 5'9" Kay Felder has NBA potential. 

Viewed as just another productive mid-major guard a year ago, Felder has taken it to a whole other level so far in 2015-16. He's averaging 26.9 points (No. 2 in the nation) and 8.9 assi ...

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