Derrick Williams, a La Mirada High graduate who attended the University of Arizona, was selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves with the No. 2 overall pick in Thursday's NBA draft in Newark, N.J.
SoCal locals, including UCLA's Tyler Honeycutt, USC's Nikola Vucevic and Arizona's Derrick Williams, await their fates in the NBA draft.
Chad Ford looks at a few players who have recently improved their draft stock dramatically, Kentucky's Brandon Knight and Boston College's Reggie Jackson.
Chad Ford evaluates the high risers and biggest sliders among this year's top NBA draft prospects. Guys like Texas' Jordan Hamilton and UNC's Tyler Zeller have seen their stocks soar.
With all of the talk about star one-and-done players, sometimes the veteran college ballers get lost in the draft shuffle. Chad Ford takes a look at six upperclassmen who have either improved or hurt their draft positions recently.