Chad Ford's NBA Big Board - NBA Draft Podcast

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Former ESPN.com NBA Draft analyst Chad Ford gives passionate NBA Draft fans a deeper look into what makes the NBA Draft one of the most exciting and puzzling events in pro sports. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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S2 Ep 42: NBA Draft Trade Rumors w/ Marc Stein
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Chad Ford is joined by former ESPN.com and NY Times NBA reporter Marc Stein to talk NBA Draft trade rumors with less than a week to go before the NBA Draft. They talk Pistons, Warriors, Lakers, Knicks, Blazers, Sixers and Wizards and discuss key trade targets like Damian Lillard, Bradley Beal, Ben Simmons and Andrew Wiggins as well as the status of Cade Cunningham as the No. 1 pick. Subscribe to the NBA Big Board Newsletter: https://www.nbabigboard.com/ Subscribe to Marc Stein's new Newsletter: https://www.marcstein.substack.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 23, 2021
S2 Ep 41: 2021 Draft Tiers
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Chad and The Athletic's Tony Jones dive deep into a rating system that sorts NBA draft prospects by tiers: Tier 1: Potential superstar Tier 2: Potential All-Star Tier 3: Potential high-level starter Tier 4: Potential starter/rotation player Tier 5: Deep rotation player Tony and Chad share their personal ratings as well as the ratings Chad gleaned from talking to NBA talent evaluators.  Is Jalen Suggs Tier 1 or Tier 2?  Did Scottie Barnes and Jonathan Kuminga make the Tier 2 cut?  In which tier do young prospects Ziaire Williams, Brandon Boston Jr., Josh Christopher, Greg Brown and JT Thor belong? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 22, 2021
S2 Ep 40: Unconventional Hot Takes on the NBA Draft
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Chad is joined by Rafael Barlowe of NBA Draft Junkies in a fun show where they share their most controversial draft hot takes. Chad and Rafael each give us several takes that buck conventional wisdom. Should the Pistons trade the No. 1 pick? Should the Blazers trade Damian Lillard to the Warriors? Should the Warriors draft young projects instead of NBA-ready prospects? Will Ziaire Williams be a bust? Is Vrenz Bleijenbergh worthy of a first-round pick? Is Miles McBride the best point guard in the second half of the first round? Plus a bonus round where we debate about Kai Jones … Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 20, 2021
S2 Ep 39: Mock Draft 3.0 w/ Ryen Russillo
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Chad and the Ringer's Ryen Russillo put together a mega deep dive through much of the first round of the 2021 NBA Draft. They talk about key draft questions for the Pistons, Rockets, Cavs, Raptors, Magic and Thunder and break down a huge group of prospects including Cade Cunningham, Evan Mobley, Jalen Green, Jalen Suggs, Scottie Barnes, Jonathan Kuminga, Davion Mitchell, Keon Johnson, Jalen Johnson, Franz Wagner, Alperen Sengun, Corey Kispert, James Bouknight, Usman Garuba, Ziaire Williams, Sharife Cooper, Miles McBride, Kai Jones & Greg Brown Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 16, 2021
S2 Ep 38: The Case Against Cade
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Chad's guest is Dean Demakis from deanondraft.com. While Cade Cunningham has played the role of consensus No. 1 all year, not everyone sees it that way. Dean, using analytics and past player comps, argues that Cunningham is not the No. 1 pick, nor should he be in the Top 3. He also argues that Evan Mobley is clearly best prospect in the draft, along with Alperen Sengun, Scottie Barnes and Jalen Suggs. He also argues, using his analytics model, that both Jalen Green and Davion Mitchell are highly overrated. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 14, 2021
S2 Ep 37: Built to Lose
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Chad is joined by Bleacher Report’s Jake Fischer author of “Built to Lose: How the NBA's Tanking Era Changed the League Forever" to discuss the role that the draft lottery and tanking has played in the NBA. They go in-depth into the scouting processes of several tank era teams including the 76ers, Celtics, Suns and Kings and discuss Sam Hinkie’s legacy for good and for bad on the NBA Draft with some poignant lessons for this year’s draft and the NBA as a whole. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 13, 2021
S2 Ep 36: Lottery Mock Draft
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Chad is joined by Tony Jones of the Athletic to mock the lottery. Instead of telling you what they think teams will do, Chad and Tony take turns selecting the player they think each team in the lottery should draft with their pick. Some surprising selections for Josh Giddey, Keon Johnson and Ziaire Williams in the mock.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 09, 2021
S2 Ep 35: Workout Wonders
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Chad is joined by Adam Stanco, VP of Content at 247.com to discuss how some elite prospects have looked in the workout setting. Should great workouts factor into the draft evaluation process? What’s their value? They discuss historical workouts including Damian Lillard's workout in Oakland and Donovan Mitchell's famous workout in Utah as well as a handful of current prospects including Ziaire Williams, Keon Johnson and Davion Mitchell. They also discuss Cade Cunningham as the consensus No. 1 pick. What’s the gap between him and Evan Mobley, Jalen Green and Jalen Suggs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 07, 2021
S2 Ep 34: Big Board 6.0
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Chad takes a look at who is rising and falling on his latest Big Board 6.0. Scottie Barnes, James Bouknight, Isaiah Jackson, Trey Murphy III and Deuce McBride all get shoutouts from Chad. He also discusses players who just missed the Top 30 cutoff and goes into some looming decisions from players like Johnny Juzang, Max Abmas and Marcus Bagley who have until July 7th to decide whether to stay in the NBA Draft or return to college. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 02, 2021
S2 Ep 33: Draft Combine Winners & Losers
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Chad is joined by Sports Illustrated's Jeremey Woo to breakdown the 2021 NBA Draft Combine. Who helped themselves in the 5-on-5s, interviews, athletic testing and measurements? Chad and Jeremy discuss Quentin Grimes, Bones Hyland, Josh Christopher, Johnny Juzang, Max Abmas, Scottie Barnes, Trey Murphy III, Neemias Queta and more ... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 29, 2021
S2 Ep 32: Mock Draft Wars
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Chad is joined by the Athletic's John Hollinger. They compare their Mock Drafts and analyze what the Pistons, Rockets, Cavs, Raptors, Magic, Thunder and Warriors should do with their draft picks. They talk trades and debate players that they have significantly different projections for like Keon Johnson, Davion Mitchell and Alperen Sengun. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 25, 2021
S2 Ep 31: Mock Draft 2.0
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Chad reacts to Tuesday nights Draft Lottery that saw the Pistons win the No. 1 pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. Who will Detroit and the rest of the lottery teams take with their picks? Chad goes through his mock and discusses the latest thinking behind many of his picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 23, 2021
S2 Ep 30: The International Draft
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Chad and ESPN's Fran Frascilla break down the top international prospects in the draft -- both players who were born internationally and played college ball or G-League plus international players who are playing overseas. They discuss Jonathan Kuminga, Kai Jones, Franz Wagner, Chris Duarte, Josh Giddey, Alperen Sengun, Usman Garuba, Roko Prkacin, Rokas Jokobaitis, Vrenz Bleijenbergh, Ariel Hukporti, Juhann Begarin, Neemias Queta, Joel Ayayi and Josh Primo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 18, 2021
S2 Ep 29: Draft Sleepers
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Chad is joined by Locked On NBA Draft host Rafael Barlowe to discuss players who they believe are currently underrated in the draft. They begin with a discussion three highly touted freshmen Brandon Boston Jr., Ziaire Williams and Josh Christopher before turning to a number of potential second round steals like Vrenz Bleijenbergh, Max Abmas, Bones Hyland, Joshua Primo, Herbert Jones, Chris Smith, Isaiah Todd, RaiQuan Gray and Santi Aldama. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 11, 2021
S2 Ep 28: Big Board 5.0
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Chad comes in with his first Big Board update in 2 months. He goes over picks 1-30 and highlights a few high risers like Scottie Barnes, Alperen Sengun, Usman Garuba, Ziaire Williams and Trey Murphy III as well as a few draft sliders like Greg Brown and Kai Jones. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 04, 2021
S2 Ep 27: Mock Draft 1.1
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Chad dives into Mock Draft 1.1 -- his most recently updated Mock Draft of the first round of the 2021 NBA Draft. He talks lottery odds for each team in the lottery, who they are looking to draft at their position, and goes into some players that are moving up and down the draft board like the G League's Jalen Green, Turkey's Alpernen Sengun and Texas' Greg Brown. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 28, 2021
S2 Ep 26: 2020 Draft Re-Grade: Western Conference
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Last year Chad and the Athletic's Tony Jones graded every team in the Western Conference on the 2020 Draft right after the draft. A season later they return to look at their grades and give a new grade for each team in the West. The Kings, who nabbed Tyrese Haliburton at No. 12 get their highest grade. The Phoenix Suns get slammed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 21, 2021
S2 Ep 25: 2020 Draft Re-Grade: Eastern Conference
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Last year Chad and LockedOn' Hawks host Brad Rowland graded every team in the Eastern Conference on the 2020 Draft right after the draft. A season later they return to look at their grades and give a new grade for each team in the East. The Hornets, who nabbed Lamelo Ball at No. 3 get their highest grade. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 14, 2021
S2 Ep 24: Big Board Wars
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Chad and the Athletic's John Hollinger compare their latest Big Boards. Who does Chad have too high? Who does John have too low? They discuss Scottie Barnes, Davion Mitchell, Alperen Sengun, Kai Jones, Sharife Cooper, Greg Brown, Usman Garuba, Jared Butler, Miles McBride and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 07, 2021
S2 Ep 23: G League Draft Prospects w/ Brian Shaw
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Chad is joined by G League Ignite head coach Brian Shaw. Shaw talks about the G League experience, how it compares to college, and provides NBA Draft scouting reports for Jalen Green, Jonathan Kuminga, Daishen Nix and Isaiah Todd. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 30, 2021
S2 Ep 22: International Draft Prospects
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Chad is joined by Rafael Barlowe from LockedOn NBA Draft and NBADraftJunkies.com to discuss this year's international draft class. They talk Usman Garuba, Alperen Şengün, Josh Giddey, Vrenz Bleijenbergh, Roko Prkačin, Rokas Jokubaitis and Juhann Begarin Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 27, 2021
S2 Ep 21: Big Board 4.0, Part 2 - Picks 31-60
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Chad dives deeper into Big Board 4.0 going over picks 31-60. Players discussed include Joel Ayayi, Ayo Dosunmu, Josh Christopher, Chris Smith, BJ Boston, Terrance Shannon Jr., Neemias Queta, Max Abmas, RaiQuan Gray, and Bennedict Mathurin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 14, 2021
S2 Ep 20: Big Board 4.0
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Chad unveils Big Board 4.0 and covers picks 1-30 in this podcast. Davion Mitchell, Josh Giddey, Kai Jones, Cam Thomas, Chris Duarte, Johnny Juzang are all rising, while Corey Kispert & James Bouknight slide. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 09, 2021
S2 Ep 19: Final Four Stock Watch + Big Board Preview
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Chad and the Athletic's Tony Jones breakdown the draft stock of NBA prospects who played in the Final Four. They discuss Jalen Suggs, Davion Mitchell, Corey Kispert, Jared Butler, Matthew Mayer, Joel Ayayi, Johnny Juzang and Jaime Jaquez Jr. and then each of them unveil their new Top 10. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 06, 2021
S2 Ep 18: March Madness Stock Watch 2.0
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Chad and the Athletic's Tony Jones breakdown the draft prospects of players who played in the Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight. They cover Evan Mobley, Jalen Suggs, Franz Wagner, Scottie Barnes, Moses Moody, Corey Kispert, Davion Mitchell, Johnny Juzang, Chris Duarte and Drew Timme and make their Final Four predictions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 01, 2021
S2 Ep 17: Big Board 3.0, Part 2 - Picks 31-60
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Chad breaks down the second half of his Big Board 3.0, picks 31-60 lead by LSU's Cam Thomas, Florida's Tre Mann and Illinois Ayo Dosumnu Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 26, 2021
S2 Ep 16: March Madness NBA Draft Stock Watch
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Chad is joined by the Athletic's Tony Jones to discuss who help[ed and hurt their NBA Draft stock in the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament. Chad and Tony talk Cade Cunningham, Jalen Suggs, Evan Mobley, Keon Johnson, Franz Wagner, Scottie Barnes, Moses Moody, James Bouknight, Jaden Springer, Davion Mitchell, Matthew Mayer, Johnny Juzang, Jabari Walker, Herb Jones and more ... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 23, 2021
S2 Ep 15: Big Board 3.0
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Chad unveils his third Big Board for the 2021 NBA Draft ahead of the NCAA Tournament. In this episode Chad breaks down picks 1-30. Keon Johnson, Moses Moody, Kai Jones and Isaiah Jackson are big risers. Greg Brown, Ziaire Williams and BJ Boston slide in the latest rankings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 15, 2021
S2 Ep 14: 2021 Lottery Mock Draft
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Chad and the Athletic's Tony Jones take turns drafting in our first Mock Draft of the season. We use ESPN's BPI Index to project records for each team in the lottery and then based on selections based on those projected records on 2/28. The Minnesota Timberwolves got the first pick in the draft (again) and Tony selected ... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 08, 2021
S2 Ep 13: G-League Stars
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Chad is joined by the Athletic's John Hollinger. They discuss the recent play of G-League Ignite prospects Jonathan Kuminga, Jalen Green, Daishen Nix and Isiah Todd as well as discuss the draft prospects of Jalen Johnson, BJ Boston, Isaiah Jackson, Franz Wagner, Chris Duarte, Neemias Queta and Matthew Mayer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 01, 2021
S2 Ep 12: 2021 Tier 1 Players
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Chad and David Locke give a quick primer on the 2021 NBA Draft and go deep into, perhaps, the most loaded Tier 1 in a decade. 5 players -- Cade Cunnigham, Evan Mobley, Jalen Suggs, Jalen Green and Jonathan Kuminga not only have a chance to go No. 1, but to be franchise players. Who should go No. 1? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 24, 2021
S2 Ep 11: Revisiting the 2020 Draft
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David Locke and Chad Ford take a look at how the rookies of the 2020 NBA Draft are looking 30 games into the season. What did they get right? Where were they wrong? They talk LaMelo Ball, Anthony Edwards, Tyrese Haliburton, Obi Toppin, Immanuel Quickley and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 17, 2021
BONUS EPISODE – Locked On Today – The only 20 minutes you need to be prepared for the day in sports.
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The Big 12 continues to entertain everyone this College Basketball season. Last night it was West Virginia beating Texas Tech for a second time this season. The Utah Jazz beat the Celtics to stay atop the West and the 76ers beat the Kings to stay atop the East. Remember when James Harden was supposed to put the Nets over the top? That's not happening. Are the Bears really going to send Nick Foles to Carson Wentz for Nick Foles? Plus, Can the Cardinals follow in the Bucs footsteps? It's our Q of the day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 10, 2021
S2 Ep 10: Big Board 2.0, Part 1
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Chad unveils his first updated Big Board of the year, Big Board 2.0. In this episode he breaks down the Top 20 prospects on his board led by Cade Cunningham, Evan Mobley and Jalen Suggs. In our next episode, he'll break down picks 21-40. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 01, 2021
S2 Ep 9: 2021 Draft Sleepers
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Chad is joined by the Athletic's Tony Jones. They dive deeper into the draft to identify some under the radar prospects they like including Auburn's Sharife Cooper, Baylor's Jared Butler and Davion Mitchell, Providence's David Duke, Villanova's Jeremiah Robinson-Earl and UCLA's Chris Smith Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 25, 2021
S2 2 Ep 8: 2021 Scouting with Fran Frascilla
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Chad is joined by ESPN college basketball analyst and international draft guru Fran Frascilla. They talk top freshmen and upperclassmen, Fran's breakdown of the G-League Ignite bootleg scrimmage tape and do a sneak peek at the top international prospects in the 2021 Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 18, 2021
S2 2 Ep 7: Ford-Hollinger 2021 Favorites
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Chad is joined by long-time collaborator John Hollinger of the Athletic to discuss their favorite draft prospects for the 2021 NBA Draft. Cade Cunningham, Evan Mobley, Greg Brown and a few sleepers like David Duke and Cam Thomas get some love. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 11, 2021
S2 2 Ep 6: 2021 Big Board 1,1 Part 2
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Chad continues to break down his first Big Board of 2021. In this episode Chad breaks down picks 16-30 starting with UNC freshman Day'ron Sharpe an ending with Memphis' Moussa Cisse. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 04, 2021
S2 Ep 5: 2021 Big Board 1,1 Part 1
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Chad releases his first Big Board for the 2021 NBA Draft: Big Board 1.1 In this episode he breaks down prospects 1-15 led by Cade Cunningham, Jalen Suggs and Evan Mobley. Next week he'll follow up with prospects 16-30. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 28, 2020
S2 2 Ep 4: G-League Ignite 2021 Draft Prospects
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Chad and Sports Illustrated's Jeremy Woo discuss four G-League Ignite prospects that could make waves in the 2021 NBA Draft including Jalen Green, Jonathan Kuminga, Daishen Nix and Isaiah Todd. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 21, 2020
S2 Ep 3: Top College Freshmen in the 2021 Draft
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Chad and Sports Illustrated's Jeremy Woo break down the top college freshman in the 2021 NBA Draft class including Cade Cunningham, Evan Mobley, Jalen Suggs, Scottie Barnes, BJ Boston, Terrence Clarke, Jalen Johnson, Zaire Williams, Keon Johnson, Greg Brown, Day'Ron Sharpe, Caleb Love and Josh Christopher. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 14, 2020
S2 Ep 2: Who's No. 1 in the 2021 Draft?
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Chad and the Athletic's Tony Jones break down the candidates for the No. 1 pick in the 2021 Draft. Oklahoma State's Cade Cunningham, Gonzaga's Jalen Suggs, USC's Evan Mobley and the G League's Jalen Green are the favorites but there are also a few dark horses including Duke's Jalen Johnson, Kentucky's BJ Boston and Stanford's Zaire Williams are dark horses. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 08, 2020
S2 Ep 1: 2021 NBA Draft Preview
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Chad breaks down his Top 5 for the 2021 NBA Draft, looks at potential draft themes, and which teams will likely have a shot at the No. 1 pick in 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 04, 2020
Ep 40: Eastern Conference Draft Grades
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Chad and LockedOn Hawks host Brad Rowland hand out 20202 draft grades for every team in the Eastern Conference. The Hornets and Sixers get high marks. The Knicks are sent back to summer school. Note: This episode was edited to include the Cavs, who we forgot to include in our previous edition of the podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 20, 2020
Ep 39: Western Conference Draft Grades
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Chad and the Athletic's Tony Jones hand out draft grades for all the teams in the Western Conference. The Kings and Mavericks are at the top of the class, while the Suns are struggling to pass. Also, Tony gives us his take on his favorite team, the New York Knicks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 19, 2020
Ep 38: 10 minutes of Draft Buzz
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Chad breaks down the latest NBA Draft buzz with 3 hours to go before the start of the 2020 NBA Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 18, 2020
Ep 37: Mock Draft 3.0
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It's NBA Draft Day and Chad kicks off the morning of the draft with his last Mock of the 2020 Draft season. After spending the past few days talking to NBA execs, scouts and agents, here's the latest on what he hears is happening with all 60 picks in the draft. The Timberwolves are on the clock ... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 18, 2020
Ep 36: Final Big Board 4.0
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Chad reveals his final Big Board 4.0 of the 2020 NBA Draft. Chad walks you through the top 60 prospects, giving strengths, weaknesses and draft ranges the day before the draft. Patrick Williams, Kira Lewis Jr and Isaiah Stewart move up while Tyrell Terry and Cole Anthony slip a bit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 17, 2020
Ep 35: NBA Draft Rumor Mill
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Chad discusses the latest trade rumors with Sports Illustrated's Jeremy Woo. They big trades including James Harden, Russell Westbrook, and Chris Paul. Then they pivot to key draft rumors around the Wolves, Warriors, Hornets and Bulls. Finally they look at a few late risers including Patrick Williams as high as 4 to the Bulls, Isaiah Stewart to Miami at 20 and the rise of JUCO star Jay Scrubb. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 17, 2020
Ep 34: 2020 Draft Tiers
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Chad is joined by the Athletic's Tony Jones as each of them break the 2020 draft down into Tiers the way many NBA front offices do. Tier 1 is for potential superstars. Tier 2 for potential All-Stars. Tier 3 for potential high level starters, etc. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 16, 2020
Ep 33: Mock Draft 2.0
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Chad updates his latest first round Mock Draft based on intel from NBA teams and agents around the NBA. Devin Vassell, Patrick Williams and Desmond Bane are the big risers in the last mock. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 13, 2020
Ep 32: Updated Big Board 3.0
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Chad updates his Big Board just a little under a week before the 2020 NBA Draft, going through all 60 of his top prospects in the draft. Villanova's Saddiq Bey, TCU's Desmond Bane, Barcelona's Leandro Bolomaro and Duke's Vernon Carey Jr are all big risers in the Top 30 while players like DePaul's Paul Reed, Kansas' Devon Dotson and Udoka Azubuike, Washington's Isaiah Stewart and Colorado's Tyler Bey are sitting on the first round bubble. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 12, 2020
Ep 31: NBA RE-DRAFT 2019
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Chad and the Athletic's John Hollinger re-draft the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery. Zion Williamson or Ja Morant at No. 1? Tyler Herro or RJ Barrett at No. 3? Can DeAndre Hunter, Jarrett Culver and Darius Garland crack the Top 14 after rocky rookie seasons? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 11, 2020
Ep 30: Draft Trade Talk
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Chad and the Athletic's John Hollinger break down the best draft night trade options for the Wolves, Warriors, Hornets, Bulls, Cavs, Hawks, Pistons, Knicks, Wizards and Suns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 09, 2020
Ep 29: Mock Draft 1.0
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Chad unveils his first full first round Mock Draft for the 2020 NBA Draft. He goes pick by pick through all 30 teams and tells you what he thinks they will do based on intel he's gathered from NBA scouts, execs and agents. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 06, 2020
Ep 28: 2020 Underrated/Overrated Prospects
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Chad and LockedOn Hawks host Brad Rowland break down several of the most underrated or overrated prospects in the 2020 NBA Draft including LaMelo Ball, Killian Hayes, Tre Jones, Xavier Tillman and Grant Riller. They also discuss what the Hawks, Wizards and Celtics should do with their picks on draft night. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 04, 2020
Ep 27: 2020 Draft Sleepers
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Chad is joined by. the Athletic's Tony Jones to talk about some NBA Draft sleepers at the top: Obi Toppin and Onyeka Okongwu and later in the draft including Patrick Williams, Saddiq Bay, Jaden McDaniels, Desmond Bane and Payton Pritchard. Then they pivot to talking what the Knicks, Suns, Spurs, Kings and Jazz should do on draft night. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 02, 2020
Ep 26: Comparing Big Boards
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Chad is joined by Sports Illustrated's Jeremy Woo. They compare Big Boards, debate LaMelo Ball vs. Anthony Edwards, swoon over Tyrese Haliburton, compare notes on RJ Hampton & Jalen Smith and discuss what the Warriors, Cavs and Pistons might do on draft night. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 29, 2020
Ep 25: Hollinger & Ford 2020 Draft Prep
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Chad Ford and John Hollinger get in some prep work for the 2020 NBA Draft. They talk workouts, measurements, analytics, and their worth in prep for the draft. Then they compare and contrast their Big Boards and do a little mock draft on the first five picks in the draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 26, 2020
Ep 24: NBA Big Board 2.0
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After a four month break, Chad Ford returns one month before the NBA Draft to break down his top 30 prospects based off of intel from NBA teams in his Big Board 2.0. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 23, 2020
NBA Big Board Returns
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The NBA Big Board pod is coming back on Fri, Oct 23, with a new Big Board 2.0! I’ll also have some great guests in the coming weeks including the Athletic's John Hollinger and Tony Jones, Sports Illustrated's Jeremy Woo and LockedOn Hawk's Brad Rowland. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 22, 2020
Ep 23: NBA RE-DRAFT 2012
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Chad and John Hollinger of the Athletic re-draft the 2012 NBA Draft lottery. Anthony Davis leads six All-Stars in a top heavy draft. Chad and John also CSI what went wrong with Dion Waiters, Austin Rivers and more. Finally, Chad makes an announcement about the future of the podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 15, 2020
SPECIAL - Locked On's Black Lives Matter Roundtable - 8 Locked On Hosts discuss life as a black man in America
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In an eye-opening discussion, Ross Jackson (Locked On Saints) Aaron Freeman (Locked on Falcons) Tony Wiggins (Locked On Jaguars) John Hickman (Locked On Texans) Chris Carter (Locked On Steelers) Keith Pompey (Locked On 76ers) Coty Davis (Locked On Texans) and Your Boy Q (Locked On Raiders) come together for a special Locked On Podcast Network Black Lives Matter Roundtable. These eight Locked On hosts share their first-hand experiences as black men in America. When was the first time they clocked racism in their lives? What are the pet peeves they experience as a black man? In the wake of George Floyd's killing, does this movement feel different than those of the past? What needs to happen for this moment in time to have a lasting impact on society and to result in real gains for social justice? And, will these experiences change the next generation?   We take a momentary pause in our daily sports talk for this revealing and important special podcast episode.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 11, 2020
Ep 22: NBA RE-DRAFT 2011
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Chad and the Athletic's John Hollinger break down the 2011 NBA Draft Lottery. Kawhi Leonard, Jimmy Butler, Kyrie Irving, Kemba Walker and Klay Thompson all battle for supremacy at the top and later Chad and John break down what happened to draft disappointments like Derrick Williams, Enes Kanter and Jimmer Fredette. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 11, 2020
Ep 21: NBA RE-DRAFT 2010
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Chad and John Hollinger of the Athletic go back and re-draft the 2010 NBA Draft Lottery. There's some great talent at the top including Paul George, John Wall and Gordon Hayward that have been riddled by injuries and other talents like DeMarcus Cousins and Hasheem Whiteside that have been riddled with challenges with teammates and coaches. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 08, 2020
Ep 20: NBA RE-DRAFT 2006
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Chad and the Athletic's John Hollinger go back in time and re-draft the 2006 NBA Draft Lottery -- regarded by some as one of the worst drafts ever. Four of the original top 5 including Andrea Bargnani, Adam Morrison, Tyrus Thomas and Shelden Williams were a disaster. Chad and John draw from the late first round and second round to fix it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 04, 2020
Ep 19: 2020 Lottery Mock Draft
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Chad is joined by the Ringer's Ryen Russillo. Chad opens the segment with his thoughts about what happened to George Floyd. Then, Chad and Ryen talk about their history of putting together mock drafts and then put together their first 2020 mock draft of the season selecting for the Warriors, Knicks, Wizards, Hawks and Cavs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 02, 2020
Ep 18: NBA RE-DRAFT 2017
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Chad and John re-draft the 2017 NBA Draft lottery. Markelle Fultz went No. 1 to the Sixers and immediately forgot how to shoot. What happened? And who should replace him in the No. 1 spot? Jayson Tatum or Donovan Mitchell? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 28, 2020
Ep 17: 2020 Big Board 1.0
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Chad debuts his first full Big Board of the season. He breaks down the Top 30 ranked prospects on his Big Board headed by LaMelo Ball at No. 1. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 26, 2020
Ep 16: NBA RE-DRAFT 2009
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Chad and John go back re-draft the 2009 NBA Draft lottery. Was Steph Curry or James Harden the best player in the draft? How do you rank the plethora of point guards from Jrue Holiday to Ricky Rubio, to Jeff Teague to Darren Collison to Patrick Beverley that were in this draft? And what went wrong with Hasheem Thabeet? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 21, 2020
Ep 15: 2020 "Mock Draft Guys"
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Chad and John discuss the power of Mock Drafts and how it affects NBA front offices and then dig into several "Mock Draft guys" -- Tyrell Terry, Tyrese Maxey, Nico Mannion, Jalen McDaniels and Precious Achiuwa -- who may be rated higher on the internet boards than they are on NBA front office boards. They also talk about lottery sleeper Aaron Nesmith and several other late first round sleepers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 18, 2020
Ep 14: NBA RE-DRAFT 2015
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Chad and John Hollinger go back and re-draft the 2015 NBA Draft Lottery. Karl Anthony Towns is still the clear No. 1 pick, but after that there's a debate between Kristaps Porzingas, Devin Booker and D'Angelo Russell for No. 2. Plus, what went wrong with Jahlil Okafor, Willie Cauley-Stein and Stanley Johnson? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 14, 2020
Ep 13: Scouting Lottery Prospects in the 2020 NBA Draft
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Chad and John Hollinger trade scouting reports on a number of potential lottery prospects in the 2020 NBA Draft including North Carolina's Cole Anthony, Auburn's Isaac Okuro, Florida State's Devin Vassell and Patrick Williams, Alabama's Kira Lewis, Israel's Deni Avdia, Kansas's Devon Dotson, DePaul's Paul Reed, Maryland's Jalen Smith and San Diego State's Malachi Flynn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 11, 2020
Ep 12: NBA RE-DRAFT 2008
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Chad and the Athletic's John Hollinger re-draft the 2008 NBA Draft Lottery. This deep lottery produced two NBA MVPs, several NBA All-Stars and champions and several big what-ifs because of injuries. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 07, 2020
Ep 11: Top Analytics Prospects in the 2020 Draft
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Chad and the Athletic's John Hollinger look at some of the top prospects in the 2020 NBA Draft from both a scouting and an analytics point of view. Chad and John breakdown LaMelo Ball, Anthony Edwards, James Wiseman, Tyrese Haliburton, Obi Toppin, Killian Hayes and Onyeka Okongwu Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 04, 2020
Ep 10: NBA RE-DRAFT 2018
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Chad and John Hollinger re-draft the 2018 NBA Draft. The Mavs Luka Doncic is an obvious top selection, but things get pretty crazy after that with Michael Porter Jr. rising and Trae Young actually falling. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 30, 2020
Ep 9: Top International Prospects in the 2020 Draft
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Chad Ford and ESPN college basketball analyst and international draft guru Fran Frascilla breakdown the top international prospects in the 2020 draft including Israel's Deni Avdija and France's Killian Hayes. They also discuss several Americans playing overseas including LaMelo Ball and RJ Hampton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 27, 2020
Ep 8: NBA RE-DRAFT 2007
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Chad and the Athletic's John Hollinger go back and re-draft the 2007 NBA Draft. Why did Portland take Oden over Durant? Who was the best Grizzly? Marc Gasol or Mike Conley? Did Yi Jianlian destroy the market for Chinese players in the NBA? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 23, 2020
Ep 7: Mock Draft for the 2020 No. 1 Pick
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Chad Ford and Kevin O'Connor, NBA writer and draft guru for The Ringer, discuss who the Warriors, Cavs, Hawks, Wolves, Knicks, Pistons, Bulls and Hornets might select if they land the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 20, 2020
Ep 6: NBA RE-DRAFT 2013
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Chad and the Athletic's John Hollinger go back in time to re-draft the 2013 NBA Draft lottery -- a draft that would produce one of the biggest draft busts of all-time at the top, and a NBA MVP that fell out of the lottery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 16, 2020
Ep 5: Ford v. Simmons on the NBA Draft
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For years Bill Simmons and Chad Ford exchanged draft barbs on ESPN and Grantland. Now they're back in an one-hour special dishing on each other, their favorite drafts and their biggest draft mistakes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 13, 2020
Ep 4: NBA RE-DRAFT 2016
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Chad Ford and John Hollinger go back in time to re-draft the 2016 NBA Draft Lottery. The Sixers took Ben Simmons No. 1. Would Brandon Ingram or Pascal Siakam have been better picks? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 09, 2020
Ep 3: Who's No. 1 in the 2020 NBA Draft?
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Chad and Kevin O'Connor, NBA writer and draft guru for The Ringer, debate who should be the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. LaMelo Ball? James Wiseman? Anthony Edwards? Kevin has a big surprise at the top of his big board and Chad makes the case for a couple of less heralded prospects. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 06, 2020
Ep 2: NBA RE-DRAFT 2014
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Chad Ford and John Hollinger go back in time to re-draft the 2014 NBA Draft Lottery. The Cavs took Andrew Wiggins No. 1. But in hindsight, there were several better options on the board. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 02, 2020
Ep 1: How will Covid-19 Affect the NBA Draft?
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Chad Ford and NY Times NBA reporter Marc Stein break down the future of the NBA. Will the NBA finish the season? How will Covid-19 affect free-agency, the salary cap and the NBA Draft? Are we in for a seismic shift in how the NBA does business? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 30, 2020
Chad Ford's NBA Big Board Teaser
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Chad Ford's new NBA Draft podcast NBA Big Board is coming the week of March 30th on the LockedOn Network. Learn more about the why's and what's of the his newest draft venture. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 19, 2020