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.
Last season Tyler Hansbrough faced doubts about everything from his size to his athleticism, but after quelling them at the Chicago combine, he shot up the draft board. This season, there's another player making a big move after wowing GMs in Chicago.
Upon the release of his first mock draft, Chad Ford highlights some NBA draft hopefuls who've been garnering buzz recently from both stat geeks and scouts alike and quickly shooting up team draft boards.
Chad Ford explains why surefire No. 1 pick John Wall has exhibited the first chink in his armor in this week's Stock Watch. Plus, news on the draft intentions of underclassmen Eric Bledsoe and Elias Harris and more scrutiny for Greg Monroe.