Archive - Jun 2013 - Article
By Ian Powers
We saw the most unpredictable NBA Draft in recent memory on Thursday night. Anthony Bennett being selected as the No. 1 overall pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers took everyone by surprise. While this draft may have lacked a true franchise player, the 2014 draft looks to be loaded with potential franchise talents, such as Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker.
The 2013 NBA Draft was one of the most exciting drafts ever with drama right from the top pick.
Now that it's over, we focus on who helped themselves the most by adding talent to their teams.
NBADraft.net's Adam Ganeles (East) and Jacob Stallard (West) break down the entire draft.
With the changes made to the NBA's collective bargaining agreement over the last few years, evaluating talent and making smart draft picks are more crucial than ever -- especially for teams consistently over the luxury tax threshold.
When asked what his paramount adjustment will be at the next level, Bennett responded: “Transitioning my game from the power forward to the small forward”. Bennett was steadfast in proclaiming that his pro position is at the THREE, making it known without direct questioning.
Some scouts say you are the most “NBA ready” prospect in the draft. Is your game ready for the pros?
Draft fans, with the NBA draft just a day away (Thursday at 7:00 PM ET) we invite you to participate in our 2013 Draft Day Challenge.
With our easy to use drag and drop feature, you can create your own two round mock draft.
Your score will be recorded and you will receive an overall score, rank and percentile among participants. You will be able to maintain your mock draft up until an hour before the draft begins.
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The point guards are perhaps the most deep and well-rounded position in what has often been described as a weak draft class. A legitimate nine or ten point guards could potentially be drafted in the first round, and up to 5 of those prospects could be taken in the lottery.
1. CJ McCollum 6-3 197 Lehigh Sr.
When you look over our rankings please take note that international born players who are currently playing high school or college ball are eliminated from our rankings; as well as any international born players who have signed a letter of intent to play college basketball in the fall or any player who entered the draft past the withdrawal deadline in previous seasons.
Top 10 International Players for 2013 Draft Article
With just over two days before the draft, here is our 7th take on an extended mock in what is shaping up to be one of the most interesting, and certainly dificult to predict drafts in recent years.