- Chad Ford, Senior Writer, NBA Insider
With the Final Four upon us, players declaring for the draft and the NBA standings still in commotion, it's time for our second mock draft of the season. Here's our best stab at the first round (assuming every eligible prospect declares) taking into account team needs.
(If you want to see what your team would do with the No. 1 pick, play our Lottery Mock Draft, which has more than 2,000 scenarios. Also check out our Top 100 list, which is a reflection of the consensus of NBA scouts and GMs about a player's relative draft value.)
Chad Ford gives his predictions on how the first round of the 2012 NBA draft will play out.