Fran Fraschilla details an area of weakness for five potential lottery picks -- Harrison Barnes, Perry Jones III, Bradley Beal, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Andre Drummond -- that each must improve in order to be successful NBA players.
Chad Ford evaluates every position group in this year's NBA draft class, looking at the top 10 prospects in each. The point guard and center classes look weak, but the 2012 draft is loaded with talent at the power forward position.
This is the time of year when NBA draft prospects say they will stay in school, but do they mean it? Chad Ford examines the circumstances of likely lottery picks Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Cody Zeller and others. Will they stay or will they go?
Anthony Davis, Jared Sullinger and Jonas Valanciunas are among the players who could make Insider's "top 25 players under the age of 25" list in the next few seasons. Elite college, high school and foreign players are included here.
Chad Ford checks in with his weekly Stock Watch, focusing on the ever-shifting Top 5. While Anthony Davis appears solid at No. 1 overall, the rest remain in flux, with Harrison Barnes and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist battling to be the first wing taken.
ESPN NBA draft analyst Chad Ford writes that, with all of the NBA's fascination with big men and point guards, this year's draft is strong in wingmen such as Harrison Barnes and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. But which one should go first?