With the 2012 NBA Draft quickly approaching, the Chicago Bulls have likely narrowed in on a handful of prospects that they hope will be available by the time their first pick comes at No. 29 overall. One of those players, according to ESPN's Chad Ford, may be Memphis Tigers guard Will Barton, who gets sent to the Bulls in Ford's most recent mock draft.
Barton has good height for a shooting guard at 6-foot-6, but he likely still needs to fill his body out before he can become a serious NBA contributor. But Barton is athletic and can shoot, and is considered to have a good amount of upside. Indeed, Ford suspects that Barton may be off the board by the time Chicago picks.