Sometimes one great skill is enough to earn you a spot on an NBA roster. Fran Fraschilla breaks down this year's crop of shooters, shot-blockers and energy guys as teams look to fill specific needs in both rounds of Thursday's NBA draft.
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.
Fran Fraschilla breaks down the differences between good deep shooting in the college ranks vs. the NBA and analyzes which draft prospects are best suited to make become impact shooters at the next level.
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.
Chad Ford runs through the college and international players that helped and hurt their stock the most this summer, including a Kansas guard who could overshadow Sherron Collins and Wake Forest's Al-Farouq Aminu, who continues to disappoint.
Insider's new NBA draft blog launches with Chad Ford's take on the likely one-and-done candidates from this season's crop of college freshmen, including John Wall, Derrick Favors and Xavier Henry. Plus, news and notes on other freshmen to watch.