With the 2012 NBA draft closing fast, Chad Ford examines the latest buzz -- including trade talk at the top of the draft. Plus, a look at how analytically minded NBA teams have been grading some of the top prospects by the numbers.
Chad Ford says 2012 consensus No. 1 overall pick Anthony Davis is the sixth best top draft pick in the past 20 years based on how he is perceived at the time of the pick. Here, he ranks everyone else. At the top? LeBron James.
With the NBA draft lottery finalized following a few tiebreakers, Chad Ford examines each team's odds to land the No. 1 pick (and Anthony Davis), plus players they could target if the lotto doesn't break in their favor.