Chad Ford's Mock Draft, Version 3: Picks 1 to 30
Michael Jordan is now calling the shots in Charlotte, and J.J. Redick's week of bad news might send him sliding.
Meanwhile, all eyes are still focused on Toronto, where rumors continue to grow that the Raptors are going to trade down or out of the draft -- leaving our projected No. 1 selection, Italy's Andrea Bargnani, vulnerable at the top.
Our projected No. 2 selection, LSU's Tyrus Thomas, is on shaky ground too. If the Chicago Bulls trade their pick (there are rampant rumors about a potential trade with the Los Angeles Lakers that would include Lamar Odom), Thomas could tumble.
The Atlanta Hawks' apparent love affair with Shelden Williams at No. 5 also throws the front end of the lottery in an uproar.
Now that the Orlando and Treviso predraft camps are over, and the deadline to withdraw from the draft has come and gone with one significant dropout, it's time for a new mock draft, taking all the new information into account.
Here's our latest take, based on conversations with numerous NBA team sources, about how the draft might play out on June 28:
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The draft order is set. So check out Chad Ford's first mock draft and then select your own picks.
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