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Who is the least nba ready player in this years draft?

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Who is the least nba ready player in this years draft?

Everyone talks about how nba ready players are but i think its more important to find who is least ready. I say derozan, evans, and holiday


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Austin Daye & BJ Mullens

Austin Daye & BJ Mullens

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agreed ^^^^^^^

agreed ^^^^^^^

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Don't forget

Jrue Holiday. The definition of "project player."

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No Dispute

BJ Mullins

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Not NBA ready

Austin Daye and BJ Mullins most likely won't crack the rotation of any team in the NBA (Maybe the Clippers).

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bj mullens

BJ Mullens he didnt even start at ohio state, only reason he gets drafted is he's a seven footer

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Daye - VERY poor

Daye - VERY poor combine
Mullens - Inexpierenced
Thabeet - Remember he is a great shot blocker, but basically has no offensive game
Rubio - Coming from Europe, has never played against the competition that the NBA offers
Jrue Holiday - Poor freshman year
Jennings - Again, played in Europe for one year

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Austin Daye

Austin Daye

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Omri Casspi He'll need to

Omri Casspi
He'll need to improve his shooting, get used to NBA caliber athletes, and adjust to living in the US

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I think that is the case for

I think that is the case for anyone come from Europe....

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austin daye even if he was a

austin daye even if he was a point guard he still wouldnt weigh enough.

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Let's put things in Context

Come on! I have no Idea what the original post is asking. Judgin by syntax, you're asking which players in the current draft are least ready for the NBA. If that's what you meant, I'd say Nando de Colo (Doesn't excel in any one category for the NBA level), Viktor Claver (inexperience against NBA caliber players), Dozier from Memphis (still rather raw and commits silly fouls)

If you meant a certain drafting range, my answer would change.

let's say you rephrased it as "Which consensus first rounder is least ready for the NBA in relevance to their likely drafting position?" My answer would be the following:

Terrance Williams (Teams are going to be drafting him in the 20s; most of these teams are not looking for him to be their playmaker. I really believe he'll be an offensive liability for these teams as they'll be looking for him to spot up and shoot mostly)

Mullens in the late teens (The guy defines the phrase Project Big man)

Thabeet in the Top 3 (Has any top 3 centers other than Tim Duncan been able to stay out of foul trouble coming out of college and still play effective defense? Thabeet's way clumsier than many Starting centers in the NBA, will likely average 4.5 fouls a game in 25-30 minutes. This will hurt his willingness to challenge shots, which is his only NBA ready skill right now)

Rubio in top 4 (This guy is another Project, even if he reaches his advertised potential, won't be THAT much better than Flynn and Jennings on a career average basis. The guy won't be able to stay in front of NBA guards all that well this year. Just check out the other Spanish players their first year on Defense: Navarro, Calderon, and Garbajosa (just like an old man aat the YMCA))

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I'd add Jeff Teague to the

I'd add Jeff Teague to the list, too.

He's got promise, but it all fell apart down the stretch - and he's got to get that right before he's ready for the NBA.

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Austin Daye

With that body type, he won't last a season in the NBA. He needs to work hard on his body type if he truly wants to play in the NBA and succeed.

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easy

Blake Griffin, he should stay he is not ready and the competiton is going to blow him away, he reminds me of Shelden Williams....I am JK, Mullens, Daye, its kind of smart though for a draft really weak in big men,more for Mullens, if he doesn't progress it will kill his "potential", Daye just needs to get stronger everywhere and he would be top 10 easy.

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Isn't Daye built alot like

Isn't Daye built alot like Durant? Adding weight isn't hard in the nba because they have personal chefs and food programs. If weight is the only reason he isn't ready then someone needs to draft him and make him eat.

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Ricky Rubio... I'm saying

Ricky Rubio...

I'm saying this just because he will be a top 5 pick. He is 18 and is not used to American basketball. He is completely overhyped and whatever team chooses him will have to buyout his contract. I could see him staying in Europe for another year even if he gets drafted.

In terms of American players possibly in the lottery, it would have to be BJ Mullens. I don't think he will be a lottery pick though. No legit centers in this draft aside Thabeet unfortunately.

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Daye is no more than a spot up shooter right now

He is not ready.

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Brandon Jennings & DeMar DeRozan

They are living off of their high school evaluations! Neither proved to be an NBA ready player this past season, and both are in the mix to go as high as top five!

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2 all beef patties special sauce lettuce cheese pickles.....

Mr. Daye needs to get on the Shaq diet and eat about 10 Big Macs daily. This dude has a serious amount of potential, but another year in college would serve him well.

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BJ Mullens and Jodie Meeks

BJ Mullens and Jodie Meeks

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holiday, mullens, lawson,

holiday, mullens, lawson, devendorf

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