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  1. Perry Jones III: Boom or bust?

    Chad Ford

    Is Perry Jones III going to be a superstar or a dud? That's the question many NBA GMs are pondering right now. Given his A-plus talent and C-minus motor ... your guess is as good as any. His draft stock has been falling all year as fed-up sco...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  2. NBA Draft - Supposedly stellar prospect crop looks like a bust

    Chad Ford

    Between sensational freshmen and a plethora of returning stars, the 2012 crop of NBA draft prospects was supposed to be deep and promising. But as February nears its end, NBA scouts have drastically revised their opinions downward.

    Blog | Conversation | February 24, 2012
  3. NBA draft - Klay Thompson, Chris Singleton, Quincy Acy stand out ...

    Chad Ford

    Chad Ford looks at 10 NBA prospects who took the court in Honolulu for the Diamond Head Classic with Klay Thompson leading the way in turning scouts' heads and Renardo Sidney continuing to turn them away.

    Blog | Conversation | December 28, 2010
  4. Busted: How to ID potential draft flops

    Chad Ford

    Back in December, we took up the task of identifying the 10 worst draft busts of the past decade. Of course, hindsight is always 20/20. During the draft process every player on the list was hyped and fans, analysts and teams alike thought they had t...

    Blog | June 11, 2010
  5. NBA Draft 2010: Traits of draft busts like Darko Milicic and Kwam...

    Chad Ford

    Darko Milicic -- the name will be forever linked to the term "draft bust," but he is far from the only flop. It turns out there are common traits among draft busts, and Chad Ford talks to GMs around the league to uncover them.

    Blog | Conversation | June 11, 2010
  6. NBA Draft Blog - Top prospects in NCAA tournament West region

    Chad Ford

    Chad Ford examines prospects in the West region of the NCAA tournament, which includes a few intriguing players with the upside to land in the first round -- with some help from a deep tourney run.

    Blog | Conversation | March 16, 2010
  7. Milicic, Oden among pack of worst picks

    Chad Ford

    The NBA draft can be quite a crapshoot. Highly regarded players in college, high school or international play can end up as busts in the NBA. Taking a bust in the lottery can have devastating effects on teams. Here's a look at 10 of the worst d...

    Blog | December 29, 2009
  8. NBA draft blog: Darko Milicic, Greg Oden rank among worst draft p...

    Chad Ford

    Chad Ford reflects on the drafts of the 21st century's first decade to single out the worst selections. Among them are the historic flop of Darko Milicic and the injury-prone Greg Oden.

    Blog | Conversation | December 29, 2009
  9. NBA draft: Eurocamp has delivered boons, busts and plenty in the ...

    Chad Ford

    NBA teams will be hoping the players at Eurocamp can bolster the draft field

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2009
  10. A dozen to watch at the Orlando predraft camp

    Chad Ford

    Chad Ford lists the players at the NBA's camp who have the best chance to become first-round picks.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2007
  11. Darko's dismal career takes a brighter turn

    Chad Ford

    Chad Ford recounts how Darko Milicic moved from being a teenager with great potential to a 20-year-old veteran trying to prove himself with the Orlando Magic.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2006
  12. Trading Artest: Risk and reward

    Chad Ford

    With Jermaine O'Neal and Stephen Jackson back, should the Pacers trade Ron Artest to enhance their title chances?

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2005