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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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