May 16th, 2009
Updated Top 50 Value Board
Like Ron Artest holding the ball for twenty seconds before hoisting up and connecting on a highly contested three pointer, the HD Top 50 Value Rankings makes it’s random, hectic and unexpectedly satisfying return, just in time for the Conference Finals.
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These are the classes by which all drafts will be measured, and while there is no way to know how the Class of 2008 will turn out, their first season suggests a future bright enough to garner a comparison.
This year's Predraft camp has been scaled back to just a combine with limited team representation expected. The combine will take place May 28-29 in Chicago. Here is the list of 52 invitees for measurements and athleticism drills:
Jeff Adrien Connecticut
Rodrigue Beaubois Cholet (France)
DeJuan Blair Pittsburgh
Jon Brockman Washington
The teams entered in the lottery, to be held on May 19th, are as follows (note: the first three picks in the draft will be determined by the lottery and the remainder of the "lottery teams" will select in positions 4 through 14 in their listed order)
Odds shown are for the top overall pick: