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The Lottery

A lead NBA Draft writer at Bleacher Report, Jonathan Wasserman will host The Lottery on Blue Wire. Wasserman will bring expert analysis, tidbits from the NBA scouting community, big boards, mock drafts, deep dives into prospects and a list of notable guests. Leave a review and rate The Lottery with five stars.

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Knicks Draft Talk

Bleacher Report's Jon Wasserman chats with The Athletic's Mike Vorkunov about the New York Knicks' upcoming draft, the team's new front office hires and the development of its young talent. 

1hr 1min

22 May 2020

Rank #1

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Hawks Draft Talk

Bleacher Report's Jon Wasserman and the Athletic's Chris Kirschner discuss the Atlanta Hawks NBA draft process, prospect search and development of the team's young core.

55mins

28 May 2020

Rank #2

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First 2020 Mock Draft

This week Jon gives you his first 2020 NBA mock draft.

48mins

23 Oct 2019

Rank #3

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2019 NBA Draft Recap

Bleacher Report's Jon Wasserman breaks down the 2019 NBA draft by going through every first-round pick and the noteworthy selections in the second round. For more podcasts like this, check out bluewirepods.com.

53mins

22 Jun 2019

Rank #4

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Pete Philo Longtime NBA Scouting Director

Jon Wasserman talks with Pete Philo, former director of scouting for the Indiana Pacers, Minnesota Timberwolves and Dallas Mavericks and current president of TPG Sports Group, about how the pre-draft process really works. Pete talks about scouting, workouts, medical reports, trade discussions and what actually goes down in the war room on draft night.

1hr

12 Jun 2019

Rank #5

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NBA Prospects Update

Bleacher Report's Jon Wasserman and NBA/prospect trainer David Zenon hit on dozens of NBA prospects preparing for the 2020 draft.

56mins

15 May 2020

Rank #6

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NBA Draft Analyst Jeremy Woo

On this episode of The Lottery, host Jonathan Wasserman is joined by Sports Illustrated Writer and NBA Draft Analyst Jeremy Woo to break down the upcoming draft. Jonathan also gets into his official 2019 1st Round Mock Draft.bluewirepods.com

47mins

18 Jun 2019

Rank #7

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NBA Rookie Predictions

Jon Wasserman and Elan Vinokurov of NBA scouting service EV Hoops make their predictions for First and Second Team All Rookie. They dive into last week's drafts and pick everything from the biggest surprises, best and worst selections, second-round steals and top players to go undrafted. For more podcasts, check out bluewirepods,.com.

1hr 9mins

26 Jun 2019

Rank #8

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Champions Classic & An Updated Mock

Jon gives his breakdown of College Basketball's Champions Classic and gives you his updated 2020 mock draft.

48mins

7 Nov 2019

Rank #9

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Latest Mock Draft

Jon Wasserman breaks down each pick of his latest mock draft released by Bleacher Report.

37mins

12 Dec 2019

Rank #10

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NBA Rookie/Sophomore Check-in

Jon Wasserman compares his pre-draft evaluations with what Jared Dubin is seeing from the NBA's rookies and sophomores.

48mins

21 Nov 2019

Rank #11

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David Zenon Interview

Jon Wasserman talks to NBA skills trainer David Zenon about his training approach, favorite draft prospects and takes on this year's breakout NBA players.

52mins

9 Jan 2020

Rank #12

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Lottery Top-50

Jon Wasserman breaks down his first in-season top-50 prospect list, headlined by a new No. 1 overall.

48mins

5 Dec 2019

Rank #13

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Rookie Evaluations With David Gardner

Jon Wasserman talks with Bleacher Report's David Gardner about Rookie hot takes and ROY odds, plus the top 2020 guard prospects and what to make of all the NBA's big trades and free-agent signings.

54mins

1 Aug 2019

Rank #14

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Top-30 preseason big board for the 2020 NBA draft

Bleacher Report's Jon Wasserman runs down his top-30 preseason big board for the 2020 NBA draft

45mins

8 Aug 2019

Rank #15