ESPN’s Ford is sold. He initially had Leonard in the middle of the first round, but that was before he went to Las Vegas.
In his ensuing draft analysis, Ford used phrases like "blown away" and "big-time prospect" and "it's hard to figure how he misses as a 10-year NBA player." On Tuesday, he called Leonard the draft’s "biggest sleeper" and in his post-lottery mock draft had Washington selecting him at No. 6.