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Markel Brown

Just looked at the mockdraft and noticed he was moved to the middle of the first round. I'm excited because nbadraft.net got his player comparison and his attributes perfect. I was actually about to make that same comparison in a status before I saw the mock draft. Now I do think he'll be drafted closer to the end of the first round but it's exciting to see someone I played against in high school, getting love.

He's a superior athlete, he played point guard in high school but he really isn't a point guard. Great defender, has long arms, definitely not 6'4" though. He's a great shot blocker for a guard and he can get passing lane steals and play straight up man to man defense. The Avery Bradley comparison is head on. He also comes from a good family and isn't a problem as a player. NBADRAFT.NET did great.


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He's gotten very little hype

He's gotten very little hype due to playing with Smart, but he's OSU's leading scorer and a really good player in his own right. I'm glad he got moved up.

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Ehhh, he's a 6'3'' shooting

Ehhh, he's a 6'3'' shooting guard. Unless they have star potential, I don't like drafting combo guards in the mid-first. Brown has a nice shot, good athletic ability and the ability to get going offensively, but to me he seems to be a guy who will end up being a rotation player and a guy who might not stick. A player I'd take at the end of the 1st or beginning of the 2nd. I think he's a poor man's Hersey Hawkins.

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