A rough draft


The NFL Draft begins Thursday night, but us hoops fans have to wait nearly two more weeks just to find out the lottery order on May 20. There's a whole month after that before the NBA's late-June pick-a-palooza. But if you want to get some early studying done (or just daydream about the Celtics landing a top pick), ESPN Insider finished its look at the draft's top players by position:


The NBA Draft combine is next week in Chicago and that'll start about a 45-day countdown to the big day. Yes, the month of May whizzed by a lot faster when the Celtics were in the playoffs.