Archive - 2012 - Article
Needs: Backup PG, SF, Backup PF/C
Picks: 23, 43
Needs: Backup PG, Backup SG/SF
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.
Needs: C, Depth at all positions
Picks: 21, 22, 51
We’ve all heard the criticisms. Not clutch. Not obsessed with winning like Kobe or Michael. Cares more about being a global icon than a basketball player.
Needs: Depth, Star Power
Picks: 20, 38, 50