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Len, Poythress stealth No. 1 picks

Updated: December 7, 2012, 12:39 PM ET
By Chad Ford

As chronicled all season, NBA scouts and GMs aren't in love with any of the top 3 players on our Big Board as potential No. 1 picks.

Two weeks ago, Jay Bilas and I wrote about Kentucky's Nerlens Noel, Indiana's Cody Zeller and UCLA's Shabazz Muhammad as potential No. 1s.

I wrote then that a handful of scouts were beginning to consider other possibilities. In the past few weeks, the chorus of NBA scouts and GMs open to alternative choices to Noel, Zeller and Muhammad has grown considerably louder.

In Noel, Zeller and Muhammad's case, they have rivals who play the same position and who may offer even more upside.

So who else is in the picture for the No. 1 pick? Here's a look at three players that scouts and GMs are giving serious consideration:

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