Chad Ford examines the 2011 NBA draft class in the aftermath of Sunday's deadline to declare for the field. Breaking down the potential class, the draft still looks weak at the top but could have more strength in the middle than it first appeared.
With all of the talk about star one-and-done players, sometimes the veteran college ballers get lost in the draft shuffle. Chad Ford takes a look at six upperclassmen who have either improved or hurt their draft positions recently.
Insider's new NBA draft blog launches with Chad Ford's take on the likely one-and-done candidates from this season's crop of college freshmen, including John Wall, Derrick Favors and Xavier Henry. Plus, news and notes on other freshmen to watch.