Ben McLemore quickly emerging as star of 2013 draft class

Wednesday February 6th, 2013

Sorry, Nerlens Noel: You are No. 1 no more.

After three straight months at the top spot on's NBA Draft Big Board, the Kentucky center has been knocked off. Team executives are quick to note that it's not a knock on Noel, who is still a strong candidate to go No. 1 to a team with a glaring need for frontcourt help. But McLemore, an NBA ready shooting guard who can score inside and out, and Muhammad, a prolific scorer who oozes superstar potential, are considered more dynamic players.

Keep an eye on some of the international prospects, too. What was once considered a weak foreign draft class has started to get a few team executives talking.

On to to the Big Board ...

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