Chad Ford checks in after Day 1 at the NBA draft combine in Chicago, where several prospects -- such as Royce White and Damian Lillard -- made great impressions on NBA decision makers. Others -- Quincy Miller -- didn't fare as well.
Chad Ford looks at 10 players NBA scouts will be watching intently at the Final Four in New Orleans. The top of the list is no surprise -- Anthony Davis -- but a stealthy prospect from Kansas will attract attention, as well.
Between sensational freshmen and a plethora of returning stars, the 2012 crop of NBA draft prospects was supposed to be deep and promising. But as February nears its end, NBA scouts have drastically revised their opinions downward.
Using the latest buzz he's heard from GMs around the NBA, Chad Ford dishes out advice to undecided underclassmen, suggesting whether they'd be wise to stay in the draft or return to school for another season.