The trade deadline showed what NBA teams think of this season's draft crop, but something else became clear as well -- the Cleveland Cavaliers, likely recipients of the No. 1 overall choice, will target Duke's Kyrie Irving with their top pick.
Three days from the draft, trade buzz is growing louder. Chad Ford discusses what he's hearing on the trade front and identifies the key debates confronting front offices. Plus, an NBA GM provides the top 20 picks in his organization's mock draft.
When smart teams draft, they don't use a 1-to-30 ranking; they utilize a tier system that accounts for team need and player talent. Chad Ford, after talking to numerous teams, divides this year's crop into tiers and explains how the system works.
Talent can obscure perspective in the NBA draft, and a number of impressive prospects are flying very large red flags. With that in mind, Ryen Russillo examines the 10 most likely busts in the upcoming draft.