In advance of the NBA draft, Chad Ford examines why so many players, like Rajon Rondo and Russell Westbrook, excel in the NBA after middling college careers. There are many reasons, including college systems, different rules and evaluation errors.
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.
Chad Ford looks at who helped and hurt their draft stock through four rounds of the NCAA tournament. Among the big risers are at least one player from each of the Final Four teams: Gordon Hayward, Durrell Summers, Nolan Smith and Da'Sean Butler.
Chad Ford examines the tourney's effect on players' draft stock. Can Omar Samhan and Ryan Wittman play in the NBA? Did Kansas' loss hurt Sherron Collins? Does Kentucky have the two best point guard prospects? Ford has that info.