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  1. 2012 NBA Free Agency -- Best of the rest

    Chad Ford

    Despite the thinning ranks, there's still some talent left in the free-agent pool.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2012
  2. After Wall, nothing is certain

    Chad Ford

    The draft is only a week and a half away, and here's all we know for sure -- John Wall will be the No. 1 pick on June 24. We've been writing for weeks that the Washington Wizards taking Wall with the No. 1 was a done deal. Multiple team sou...

    Blog | June 14, 2010
  3. NBA Draft 2010: John Wall with first pick is only certainty as dr...

    Chad Ford

    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.

    Blog | Conversation | June 14, 2010
  4. Busted: How to ID potential draft flops

    Chad Ford

    Back in December, we took up the task of identifying the 10 worst draft busts of the past decade. Of course, hindsight is always 20/20. During the draft process every player on the list was hyped and fans, analysts and teams alike thought they had t...

    Blog | June 11, 2010
  5. NBA Draft 2010: Traits of draft busts like Darko Milicic and Kwam...

    Chad Ford

    Darko Milicic -- the name will be forever linked to the term "draft bust," but he is far from the only flop. It turns out there are common traits among draft busts, and Chad Ford talks to GMs around the league to uncover them.

    Blog | Conversation | June 11, 2010
  6. A peek inside teams' numbers

    Chad Ford

    A number of old-school GMs remain dismissive when it comes to using stats to evaluate draft prospects, but more and more NBA teams are employing stat gurus to develop formulas that can predict pro success. Some of them run teams, like the Houston Ro...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  7. NBA draft 2010: DeMarcus Cousins leads prospects in metrics-based...

    Chad Ford

    Organizational strategy plays a large role in the draft, and more and more teams are using advanced metrics to guide their selections. Chad Ford gets access to three teams' metric-based top-10 lists and unveils those rankings, in addition to other notes.

    Blog | Conversation | June 08, 2010
  8. Trade winds starting to swirl

    Chad Ford

    Doing mock drafts this far ahead of the draft is always a challenge. Teams are still working out players and gathering info, and for the most part, they are still a few weeks from making a decision on whom they'll draft. To complicate things, th...

    Blog | June 07, 2010
  9. NBA draft 2010: Trade rumors include San Antonio Spurs moving Ton...

    Chad Ford

    Trade talk is starting in earnest ahead of the NBA draft. See who could switch teams, who may swap picks and what the Spurs would want for Tony Parker. Plus, potential red flags for Daniel Orton and Elliot Williams, and news on what Philly wants at No. 2.

    Blog | Conversation | June 07, 2010
  10. Chicago losing impact

    Chad Ford

    CHICAGO -- The 2010 NBA draft combine officially got underway on Thursday at ATTACK Athletics and the first day was, for a second straight year, sort of a dud. With virtually every NBA GM, head coach and scouting staff in attendance, a number of the...

    Blog | May 21, 2010
  11. NBA draft 2010: Lance Stephenson, Dexter Pittman impress at Chica...

    Chad Ford

    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.

    Blog | Conversation | May 21, 2010
  12. Tourney absences may limit exposure

    Chad Ford

    Like it or not, the NCAA tournament has a disproportionate effect on NBA draft stock. Every year there are several players who watch their stock go through the roof thanks to the tournament halo. For other players, not getting an invitation to the ...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  13. NBA Draft Blog - Prospects that may not be seen in the NCAA tourn...

    Chad Ford

    Chad Ford looks at prospects who don't look like they'll qualify for the NCAA tournament and examines their current stock as well as what a tourney run might mean -- or could have meant -- for them.

    Blog | Conversation | March 11, 2010
  14. Stock Watch: Head Turner

    Chad Ford

    We're nearing the end of the college basketball regular season. NBA scouts are out in force getting their final scouting reports before the conference and NCAA tournaments. While there aren't many major surprises at this point in the seaso...

    Blog | March 01, 2010
  15. NBA Draft Blog - If not for John Wall, Evan Turner would be top d...

    Chad Ford

    Chad Ford checks in with his weekly NBA draft Stock Watch, with Evan Turner soaring. Could he dethrone John Wall as the No. 1 pick?

    Blog | Conversation | March 01, 2010
  16. Stock Watch: Wall's first chink in the armor

    Chad Ford

    We are now in the heart of conference play, and prospects' ups and downs from week to week are beginning to flatten out a bit. No prospect is currently shooting up or down the charts. However, here is a look at five players NBA GMs are talking ...

    Blog | February 02, 2010