Those things all help, of course, but they aren't necessary. I'm more in on my Swanigan opinion than any other player on the board.
Just look at Wesley Iwundu. "He moves his feet like a guard". This is one of the most uncertain drafts in recent memory as the #1 overall pick has already been traded (before the draft) and many teams are trying to make trades to land themselves multiple picks or exchange their pick for a proven National Basketball Association star.
"They're not doing it that way anymore", the Kentucky coach said. Every year, without fail, there are players ranked so much higher than I think they should be, and vice-versa.
With that in mind, I know you've got opinions. He can guard multiple positions. One person not surprised by Adebayo's showing is Monk, who likened his former United Kingdom teammate to one of the NBA's more versatile forwards.
In addition to those to projected Top-5 picks, Nike has also added Duke's Jayson Tatum and Harry Giles, Kentucky's Malik Monk and Bam Adebayo, and Florida State's Jonathan Isaac. Others see him as a second-rounder.
For his part, Ntilikina has reciprocated New York's interest, even telling the New York Post that he wants to play in the triangle offense. "Seeing the city and potentially walking up on stage will be awesome". The main one is his versatility.
Of course, the Mavs will be most interested in Ntilikina's defensive abilities. The Nets, however, have enough options and wouldn't need Ferguson to create shots on a regular basis. He's a versatile guard who shoots 39.6 percent from the three-point line, has more athleticism than one would expect from a Division II athlete, and was tasked with creating his own offense for nearly his entire final year in college. Sometimes it was a knuckle ball. They really didn't. Three extra first-rounders is a ton of value to drop two spots to take the player you liked better anyway.
Once Iwundu mastered his new shooting technique, Weber saw a future pro.
Monk, too, had to change his game, Adebayo said. "Well, he had several bad habits with his shot. There's a lot to say for reliability." . Before then, a four-year college player hadn't been picked in the top seven since 2006. Hamilton proved to be a system fit past year as Coach Kenny Atkinson made his centers play on the perimeter however, a perceived strength of Hamilton's. For me, I'm 22 years old but I don't feel like I'm anywhere close to my ceiling. So I didn't let them down.
The Kings have a modern arena, a front office, a coaching staff, no more concerns about a certain volatile center, and on Thursday evening, two more chances to get this right.
Every Kentucky player who's chose to go one-and-done under Calipari has been selected in the first round, and it doesn't look like Adebayo is going to be the one to break the streak.
Despite the No. 1 pick going to Boston and No. 27 to Los Angeles, there will be opportunities to add talent on Thursday. Instead, Philadelphia shipped off Malone and that top pick in the same day, with the draft selection getting swapped for Hinson and $800,000 cash-a ton of money for the National Basketball Association in 1986.
"It would be a great accomplishment for him", Weber said of Iwundu possibly getting drafted.