After the lottery, the top of the draft order solidified. Or did it? Chad Ford says trade rumors are already swirling. In addition to the early whispers, Ford discusses three names on the rise and the best deep-shooting big man he has seen.
Chad Ford examines the flourishing or falling fortunes of a host of NBA draft prospects, scrutinizing his Big Board from top to bottom to see whose stock has risen and fallen the most now that we're a third of the way through the college season.
With a number of bad teams off to horrendous starts this season, it's easier than ever to get a picture of the upcoming NBA draft lottery. Chad Ford poses a few likely team/player pairings. Because, well, only one team can have John Wall.
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.