Insider's five-expert panel breaks down why Nerlens Noel may struggle under the expectations of the No. 1 pick. Plus, which draft picks could prove to be bargains? And who's the Damian Lillard of this year's draft class?
For the debut Insider edition of 5-on-5, our panel of draft experts gives their opinion on the best player, defender, and shooter in the draft, along with the prospects with the most upside and the best motor.
You know the names: Hasheem Thabeet, Ricky Rubio, James Harden, Jonny Flynn et al. But after Blake Griffin, in which order will they land? The NBA draft blog looks at various scenarios, plus provides some overnight links for draft studying.
Insider takes a look at some of the best stories of the 2009 draft, including Hasheem Thabeet's development, Brandon Jennings' tour abroad, Gary Wilkinson's recovery and more. Also, all sorts of speculation on trades and picks.