Ebi OK, Villanueva bombs, Badiane opens eyes

Updated: June 9, 2003, 2:33 PM ET
By Chad Ford | NBA Insider
CHICAGO -- After one day of intense on-court scrutiny of 69 prospects at the Chicago pre-draft camp Wednesday, NBA scouts and GMs turned their attention to more pressing matters on Thursday -- finding the next diamond in the rough.

For the most part, the college players here are what they are. With a few exceptions, most of them are college seniors who have been scouted a dozen times. As good as the competition is, there doesn't appear to be a player here who can crack the top 20 in this year's NBA Draft. So the majority of scouts eventually get restless, and their eyes start to wander.

Chad Ford

Senior Writer, NBA Insider

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