Chad Ford takes a look at the Southwest Region of the NCAA tournament through the lens of the NBA draft. Three Jayhawks sit atop his list, including Marcus and Markieff Morris, who are likely first-round picks this summer.
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.
The biggest story of Day 1 at the Chicago combine was the number of no-shows. However, some prospects made strong impressions, a couple of highly regarded players had rough interviews with teams and an International Man of Mystery emerged.
Chad Ford analyzes the trade-deadline deals that could impact the draft. Plus news from potential first-round prospects at Georgia Tech and Texas, a look at Willie Warren's future, and a lesser-known version of Duke's Jon Scheyer.
Chad Ford examines the plethora of power forwards, including Derrick Davors and Ed Davis, that could be available for this year's draft. Also, he checks in on the draft viability of Harvard's Jeremy Lin.
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.