All the talk in recent weeks is that Nerlens Noel and Alex Len are the heavy favorites to be the No. 1 pick in the 2013 NBA draft, with Otto Porter and even Victor Oladipo also being mentioned in some circles as more remote possibilities. But Anthony Bennett? Not so much.
As of Thursday morning, that could have all changed. Here's the surprising developments that could lead to the 6-foot-7½ combo forward being the first name called tonight.