Chad Ford is out with his first analysis matching draft choices with team needs. The ESPN draft guru thinks that North Carolina State's 6'-10" power forward Cedric Simmons "might be a good choice if he's still on the board" when the Nets pick. Most mock drafts don't think he will be. Ford also likes Pittsburgh's Aaron Gray and Connecticut's Hilton Armstrong and Josh Boone for New Jersey.
- Filling a hole or two: Team-by-team draft needs - Chad Ford - ESPN Insider