Archive - Jun 20, 2012

Boom or Bust Prospects

Wed, 06/20/2012 - 11:24am

One of the most challenging decisions for NBA evaluators is weighing risk versus reward. Projecting ceilings and basements while measuring the likelihood of each is an integral part of the draft evaluation process. Depending on the direction of a team and its current personnel, prospects with towering upside who remain vulnerable to underachieving could be unappealing as a top selection, especially when you consider the value of a high pick.

Sources: Emeka Okafor to Wizards

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Oakland Tribune
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