- Chad Ford, Senior Writer, NBA Insider
The apocalypse that was supposed to be the 2006 NBA draft has yet to materialize.
Forecasts of doom and gloom were prevalent among NBA scouts upon learning that the NBA would adopt a 19-year-old age restriction this season.
While everyone would love to have Greg Oden to bolster a pretty pathetic center crop, the rest of the draft still has quite a bit of talent, especially at the point guard and power forward positions.
After discussing things with several NBA scouts and GMs, here's our first position-by-position preview of the top NBA draft prospects.
No high schoolers in the draft? No matter. Chad Ford sees plenty of talented prospects. Check out his rankings.