How draft tier system is used
NBA teams often use the tier system to make their selections on draft day
Every time I put up a new mock draft (Mock Draft 7.0 is the latest in the series), I get a lot of feedback from readers who wonder how I put it together and how it differs from the Big Board (edition 11.0 was recently updated) and Top 100.
This is how it works: Both pieces are reported pieces. In other words, I talk with NBA scouts and executives to get a sense of:
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