In the second edition of his NBA draft Big Board, Chad Ford ranks the top 30 prospects for the 2013 NBA draft. Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel retains his No. 1 spot, but several big names move up and down the list.
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.
Chad Ford examines why NBA teams usually turn up their noses at college seniors come draft day and names the top 10 four-year players with a chance to crack the first round in June. Plus, other updates to his Big Board.