Friday, June 27, 2014

NBA Draft Post-Draft --- Grading Just By Pluses and Minuses

1
 Cleveland
Andrew Wiggins
6-8
200
SF
Kansas
 
  
Plus -- did what they were supposed to do.  Picked guy with highest ceiling.
 
 
  
2
 Milwaukee
Jabari Parker
6-9
240
SF/PF
Duke
Fr.     Minus - see pre-draft analysis

 
3
 Philadelphia
Joel Embiid
7-0
250
C
Kansas
Fr.   Minus


4
 Orlando
Aaron Gordon
6-9
220
PF
Arizona

Fr.    Plus -- may be building a defensive juggernaut with high energy players like Gordon and Oladipo,
 
5
 Utah
Dante Exum
6-6
196
PG/SG
Australia
Intl.  Plus for not picking a white guy

6
 Boston
Marcus Smart
6-3
227
PG
Oklahoma State
So.    Plus


7
 LA Lakers
Julius Randle
6-9
250
PF
Kentucky
Fr.     Big plus, but I hate that he is a Laker


8
 Sacramento
Nik Stauskas
6-6
207
SG
Michigan
So.   Minus


9
 Charlotte
Noah Vonleh
6-9
247
PF
Indiana
Fr.    Minus


10
 Orlando
Elfrid Payton
6-4
185
PG
Louisiana Laf...
Jr.     Another high energy guy based upon his stats - so plus


11
 Chicago
Doug McDermott
6-7
220
SF
Creighton
Sr.     Plus plus


12
 Philadelphia
Dario Saric
6-10
225
SF/PF
Croatia
Intl.   Negative - will they ever pick a guy able to play in an NBA game?


13
 Minnesota
Zach LaVine
6-6
180
PG/SG
UCLA
Fr.   Minus


14
 Phoenix
TJ Warren
6-8
220
SF
NC State
So.     Plus

15
 Atlanta
Adreian Payne
6-10
240
PF
Michigan St.
Sr.    Plus

16
 Denver
Jusuf Nurkic
6-11
280
C
Bosnia & Herz...
Intl.   No idea.

17
 Boston
James Young
6-6
215
SG
Kentucky
Fr.    Plus

18
 Phoenix
Tyler Ennis
6-2
180
PG
Syracuse
Fr.     Not plus, not minus,  flat


19
 Denver
Gary Harris
6-4
205
SG
Michigan St.
So.  flat

20
 Toronto
Bruno Caboclo
6-8
205
SF/PF
Brazil
Intl.   No idea


21
 Oklahoma Cty
Mitch McGary
6-10
266
C
Michigan
So.     Kept the Spurs from getting him, so plus


22
 Memphis
Jordan Adams
6-5
209
SG
UCLA
So.      flat


23
 Utah
Rodney Hood
6-8
208
SF
Duke
So.     at #23, not Horrible, but still minus

24
 Miami
Shabazz Napier
6-0
175
PG
UConn
Sr.      Plus

25
 Houston
Clint Capela
6-11
222
PF/C
Switzerland
Intl.    No idea

26
 Charlotte
PJ Hairston
6-5
228
SG
USA
Jr.        flat

27
 Phoenix
Bogdan Bogdanovic
6-6
205
SG
Serbia
Intl.    no idea

28
 LA Clippers
CJ Wilcox
6-5
201
SG
Washington
Sr.      negative

29
 Oklahoma Cty
Josh Huestis
6-8
215
SF/PF
Stanford
Sr.       negative


30
 San Antonio
Kyle Anderson
6-9
230
SF
UCLA
So      plus

2 comments:

K said...

Bulls get a "plus plus"! Okay, then!

HM said...

You got a guy at #11 who is a Wally Szczerbiak type player. The guys picked at #12 and 13 may never start in the NBA.