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Prep ranking means nothing to NBA

When the NBA lottery concluded last week, many started looking toward the June 20 NBA Draft, including thousands of high school prospects dreaming of their time to get selected.

ESPN national director of recruiting Paul Biancardi talks to high school prospects, parents and coaches on a regular basis. He also communicates with numerous people in NBA front offices as the draft gets closer.

"I talk to so many scouts, assistants GMs and GMs, and the disconnection from those conversations is really far and wide because of how the NBA looks at players and how the players look at themselves in high school are totally different," Biancardi said.