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.
After talking to sources around the league, Chad Ford sees 23 prospects who are locks for the first round of the NBA draft. But what about those final seven spots? There are roughly 20 players in the mix. Ford identifies them and breaks down their games.
Last season Tyler Hansbrough faced doubts about everything from his size to his athleticism, but after quelling them at the Chicago combine, he shot up the draft board. This season, there's another player making a big move after wowing GMs in Chicago.
Chad Ford lists five lessons he learned from observing workouts in Las Vegas, the second stop on his pre-draft tour, and rearranges his Big Board a bit as a result. Among those who impressed: Avery Bradley, Lance Stephenson and James Anderson.