Archive - Jun 24, 2013
When freshmen play like freshmen, and big men are not that big, there is a good chance the perception of a draft is going to be weak. The perceived weakness does not mean that the draft lacks NBA caliber players, or even players with star potential, but it does mean that the draft lacks young players who showed themselves to be on an accelerated developmental track as well as the valuable, rare, and elusive talented true center. This is the backdrop of the 2013 Draft.
1. Ben McLemore - Rumors of McLemore's stand out athletic ability began to swirl as soon as Mac hit KU's campus and he showed flashes of brilliance during his single season of play. McLemore has a very intriguing combination of picture perfect shooting mechanics along with elite level athleticism. If things come together for McLemore, in a league with a dwindling number of All-Star level shooting guards, he could join that upper echelon.