In the second edition of his NBA draft Big Board, Chad Ford ranks the top 30 prospects for the 2013 NBA draft. Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel retains his No. 1 spot, but several big names move up and down the list.
When smart teams draft, they don't use a 1-to-30 ranking; they utilize a tier system that accounts for team need and player talent. Chad Ford, after talking to numerous teams, divides this year's crop into tiers and explains how the system works.
Trades, surprising picks, sleepers -- we're hearing all kinds of rumors about the 2010 NBA draft. Chad Ford reports on a wide array of news: the jumbled lottery picture, college stars ready to make noise in the second round and trades in the works.
The biggest story of Day 1 at the Chicago combine was the number of no-shows. However, some prospects made strong impressions, a couple of highly regarded players had rough interviews with teams and an International Man of Mystery emerged.
Chad Ford examines the flourishing or falling fortunes of a host of NBA draft prospects, scrutinizing his Big Board from top to bottom to see whose stock has risen and fallen the most now that we're a third of the way through the college season.