With less than a month until the NBA Draft, ESPN’s Chad Ford doesn’t think that Archie Goodwin is one of the top 35 prospects available. Ford left Goodwin off his latest Big Board of prospects, which, it is important to point out, is separate from his mock drafts. For his Big Board, Ford ranks each player by potential, not draft selection, which is based more on teams’ needs and wants. This comes after Archie’s rough outing at the NBA Draft Combine last week.
Nerlens Noel remains at the top of the big board, despite what Ford says were mixed results from his medical tests over the weekend which have a handful of teams concerned he may have to miss the whole season. However, Ford still calls Nerlens the frontrunner for the number one pick, and Cleveland is one of the teams that has the luxury of allowing him to sit the whole season, especially if it means they’ll get another top pick for the loaded 2014 Draft.
Make them eat they feet, boys.