Cook, Austin most intriguing bubble boys

Updated: June 9, 2003, 12:34 PM ET
By Chad Ford | NBA Insider
There will be 29 first-round picks in the NBA Draft. Not 50. Not 44. Not even 30.

According to's latest mock draft, 12 of them will be international players. Two more will be high school stars. The other 15 will come from the college ranks.

Travis Hansen
BYU's Travis Hansen was the only sure first-rounder at the Chicago camp.
The world as we know it is about to change. So when some random GM makes an off-hand comment about a prospect being a lock for the first round, step back a minute and do the math.

Chad Ford

ESPN Senior Writer