Checking in on top prospect stock

As some top players falter, a new potential No. 1 pick emerges

Updated: December 3, 2013, 1:29 PM ET
By Chad Ford | ESPN Insider

Joel Embiid AP Photo/Charlie RiedelAfter an impressive start to the season, Joel Embiid's draft stock is on the rise.

I spent the week at the Maui Invitational with a horde of NBA scouts watching Syracuse, Baylor, Gonzaga, Cal, Arkansas and Minnesota. I also watched a number of games on television and talked to a huge contingent of NBA scouts who were at tournaments all over the country: the NIT Season Tip-Off, the Battle 4 Atlantis, the Old Spice Classic, the Las Vegas Invitational and the Wooden Legacy tournament.

Here's a look at which NBA prospects helped or hurt their draft stock:

Chad Ford

Senior Writer, NBA Insider