Insider Draft Guide: Round 2

Updated: June 26, 2003, 2:50 PM ET
By Chad Ford |
Updated June 26

They are the red-headed stepchildren of the NBA. Second round. Second place. Seconds from the NBDL.

They rarely even get their own mock drafts these days. The second round is almost impossible to predict, and until recently was considered a worthless endeavor anyway. Most second-rounders, the thinking went, were bound to be busts, so why bother?

Chad Ford

ESPN Senior Writer