Value. Need. Each aspect argues for a different move for teams picking in the top five of the NBA draft. David Thorpe evaluates each pick on both factors, and it gets awfully interesting after the clear No. 1 pick.
Chad Ford evaluates the draft stock of NBA prospects over the past week, noting that John Wall's backcourt companion, Eric Bledsoe, may be an overshadowed lottery-caliber talent. Meanwhile, senior Scottie Reynolds' NBA dream might finally have legs.
Chad Ford looks at six key January matchups you won't want to miss, because they'll have a massive impact on the NBA draft. Among the list: a battle between a pair of ACC big men projected to go in the top five.