Commentary

Draft grades: 30 team evaluations

How did your squad perform on draft night? We're handing out report cards

Originally Published: June 30, 2012
By Chad Ford | ESPN.com

Every year I hand out grades just hours after the draft. As a college professor in my day job, the exercise amounts to the equivalent of giving a student a final grade after the first day of class. There's so much we don't know about both the teams and how these players will fit with their respective teams. In other words, these grades are totally subjective and completely unfair. In truth, you can't grade a draft for at least two years.

So why do it? Because it gives us a great opportunity to get an instant reaction on the future of every team in the league. What I write today won't be the definitive word on this draft, but it's a great way to start the conversation.

Here's our take on how every team in the league did Thursday night:



Chad Ford

Senior Writer, NBA Insider