A few notes regarding the NBA draft, which approaches this week.
- ESPN.com's Brian Windhorst gives an exhaustive take on the 2003 NBA draft, a day that changed the NBA forever, and ushered in a whole new generation of franchise-dependent talent. Windhorst's take shows just how important the NBA draft is, and why teams are wise to value their picks.
- The News-Herald's Bob Finnan ranks the top centers available in this year's draft.
- USAToday's Adi Joseph looks forward to this week's draft by breaking down the various needs of each team in the league.
- NBA.com's Scott Howard-Cooper tweets that former Pittsburgh center Steven Adams will work out with the Kings on Monday. Sacramento has the number seven pick, which is slightly higher than where Adams was originally projected to go.