The Original Full Round Mock Draft Site

2010 NBA Draft

Updated: Apr 01, 2018 05:30 pm (ET)

Draft date: June 24th, 2010 @ 9:00 PM - June 24th, 2010, in New York, NY

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ROUND 1

ROUNDS:
1 2

  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 4"

  • Weight

    185

  • School

    Kentucky

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Incredible quickness and ball control – keeps defenders on their heels • Ability to get in the lane without a screen • Great court vision • Excellent passer • Does his best work in transition – finishes strong at the hoop • Solid passing into the post Weaknesses • Jump shot is inconsistent, but has improved since beginning of season • Looks too often to make spectacular plays • Questionable shot selection Defense Strengths • Quick hands and feet, fluid motions while defending • Good at jumping passing lanes • Good help defender • Fights his way through screens • Goes after rebounds strong Weaknesses • Inconsistent effort • Gambles too often • Slow to close out on shooter • Picks up too many lazy fouls Analysis Wall is one of the most exciting prospects since Lebron James went #1 in the draft...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 7"

  • Weight

    210

  • School

    Ohio State

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Good court vision • Great size/speed combination • Excellent ball-handler • Can create shots one-on-one or off a screen • Anticipates offensive rebounds well • Very patient – does not force plays • Excellent control in transition • Creates plenty of mismatches Weaknesses • Perimeter shooting • Bothered by smaller, quicker defenders • Needs to attack the basket more and finish strong • Still learning how to be a point guard – can be indecisive when he should be a distributor vs...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 10"

  • Weight

    246

  • School

    Georgia Tech

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Runs court well in transition • Great size/speed combination • Passes well out of the post • Good shooting touch around the basket • Anticipates offensive rebounds well • Athletic enough to beat defenders off the dribble • Solid screener Weaknesses • Awkward footwork in the post • Needs to use body better to establish position in the post • Needs to become more assertive • Free throw shooting • Small repertoire of post moves Defense Strengths • Active defender – covers man from post to perimeter • Chases down rebounds • Great size to defend the post area • Athletic shot blocker Weaknesses • Needs to get better position on rebounds • Slow to recognize and rotate in help situations • Takes plays off • Needs to avoid cheap fouls Analysis Favors has the prototypical size, speed and strength to be a quality NBA power forward...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 7"

  • Weight

    205

  • School

    Syracuse

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Exceptional athletic ability • Able to create space to get off shot • Uses leaping ability to get offensive rebounds • Works the baseline well – can drive, post up, or hit the jumper • Good job filling lanes and finishing in transition • Good first step Weaknesses • Needs to be more assertive and look for more shots • Gets frustrated by physical defenders • Doesn’t get to foul line enough • Needs to make sharper moves off of screens • Turnover issues Defense Strengths • Uses leaping ability to get rebounds • Quick hands • Good shot blocker • Always seems to be around the ball Weaknesses • Not an active defender • Plays almost exclusively in a zone defense, so tough to tell man-to-man skills • Needs to be a more physical defender • Gets caught off-balance and can be slow to close out on jump shots Analysis Johnson is one of the best athletes among the potential draftees...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 11"

  • Weight

    260

  • School

    Kentucky

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Great size, very athletic • Good offensive rebounder • Very good footwork – quick post moves • Runs court well • Uses body well to seal off defender • Draws fouls Weaknesses • Needs to work on face-up game • Forces too many shots • Needs to improve free throw shooting • Better decisions against double teams Defense Strengths • Uses body well to keep offensive players off balance • Strong rebounder • Athletic shot blocker Weaknesses • Step slow on help rotation – picks up a lot of fouls • Can be over-aggressive – susceptible to ball fakes • Defensive effort is uneven Analysis Cousins has shown tremendous improvement throughout his freshman season...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 10"

  • Weight

    240

  • School

    Baylor

  • Date of Birth

    May 20, 1987

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Uses body well – seals off lane, pins defender • Creates separation when making post moves • Good decisions against double teams • Good speed Weaknesses • Needs to improve shooting touch • Lacks aggression • Needs to work on post moves Defense Strengths • Active defender • Excellent shot blocker – avoids fouls • Moves feet well • Gets good rebounding position Weaknesses • Needs to be stronger against post players • Needs to work on help defense Udoh has come on strong in his first season at Baylor...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 11"

  • Weight

    247

  • School

    Georgetown

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Incredible passer • Good post skills • Nice touch around the rim • Improved face up game • Good offensive rebounder • Good ball-handling skills for size Weaknesses • Little range outside of 10 feet • Needs to improve free throw shooting • Can disappear for long stretches • When driving to hoop, always looks to go to left side of basket Defense Strengths • Athletic shot blocker • Can guard players out on the perimeter • Moves feet well, good help defender • Good show and recover on high screens • Gets good rebounding position Weaknesses • Slow to close on shooters • Needs to use his body better pushing players off the post Analysis Monroe’s prospects are tied more to the player he is more than his long term potential...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 9"

  • Weight

    220

  • School

    Wake Forest

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Can play in the post or on the perimeter • Has quick moves in post • Good first step • Sees the court well, good passer for size • Runs the floor well, fills lanes • Gets to the foul line a good amount Weaknesses • Perimeter shot needs to be more consistent and needs to add range • When in the post, needs to be more physical • Shot selection needs improvement – especially perimeter shots Defense Strengths • Long arms – alters shots well • Gets good rebounding position, secures ball Weaknesses • Lateral movement needs work, prone to picking up fouls on drives • Help rotation needs improvement Analysis Aminu, who had a shot at being a lottery pick last year, did not disappoint in his sophomore year...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 9"

  • Weight

    207

  • School

    Butler

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Good size – has advantage over most other small forwards • Can create own shot • Goes strong to basket – draws fouls • Good free throw shooter • Playmaker – creates shots for others Weaknesses • Needs to become a more consistent perimeter shooter • Needs to use his size more to his advantage Defense Strengths • Does a good job preventing penetration • Rebounds well Weaknesses • Needs to improve foot speed and lateral movement • Should improve strength Analysis Hayward has developed into one of the better all-around talents in college basketball...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 7"

  • Weight

    185

  • School

    Fresno State


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 11"

  • Weight

    245

  • School

    Kansas

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Classic post player – great size and strength • Good repertoire of post moves • Patient against double teams – finds the open man • Seals off lane well for teammates to penetrate • Solid screener – good on the pick & roll • Good touch on his shots Weaknesses • Footwork and ball-handling are average • No threat outside of 8-10 feet • Post moves are slow developing – teams have time to bring over help Defense Strengths • Good shot blocker • Strong enough to move offensive players off the box • Solid rebounder • Good outlet passer • Very good help and recover off of screens Weaknesses • Has trouble guarding quicker offensive players • Not a good perimeter defender – slow to close on jump shots Analysis Aldrich is a classic low-post player - good height, solid body, and an array of hook shots and drop steps...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 6"

  • Weight

    220

  • School

    Kansas

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths · Outstanding athlete – very fluid movements · Able to take defenders off the dribble · Good free throw shooter · Decent ball-handler and passer · Explosive in transition · Quick first step Weaknesses · Doesn’t move well without the ball · Shies away from contact · Inconsistent jump shot · Takes wide paths around screens · Needs to make better decisions when penetrating · Shot selection needs work Defense Strengths · Quick feet and quick hands · Closes out strong on shooters Weaknesses · Shows little effort playing defense · Often off-balance when guarding out on the perimeter · Needs to work harder getting rebounds Analysis Henry has shown flashes of great potential during his Freshman season, but he has also had many frustrating moments...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 10"

  • Weight

    225

  • School

    UNC

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths · Good instincts around the basket · Strong offensive rebounder · Gets to the free throw line often · Good shot selection – knows his limitations · Runs the floor well in transition · Weaknesses · Needs to get stronger, establish better position in the post · Awkward when making a dribble move · Seems lost when he is out on the perimeter · Needs to work on setting better screens · Lacks assertiveness · Limited post moves Defense Strengths · Great size, long arms – alters shots · Strong rebounder – boxes out well · Good help defender · Athletic shot blocker Weaknesses · Lack of body strength gets him pushed around on the blocks · Susceptible to shot fakes · Doesn’t move feet well · Needs to work on help and recover on ball screens Analysis Davis was considered a top prospect after his spirited play on the 2009 National Champions...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 9"

  • Weight

    235

  • School

    Kentucky

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Strong and agile • Crashes offensive boards • Uses body well in the post • Improved face up and perimeter game • Can hit the 3 • Sets solid screens Weaknesses • Needs to work on driving to the basket • Needs to improve free throw shooting • Passes up shot too often • Finishing strong at the rim Defense Strengths • Good on ball defender • Athletic – can guard smaller, quicker offensive players • Moves feet well, good help defender • Boxes out well, grabs rebounds up high and with 2 hands • Uses body well against post players Weaknesses • Needs to improve his closing skills • Shot blocking Analysis Patterson has made a good adjustment this season, moving from a primary post player to a player who can work the baseline from sideline to sideline...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 11"

  • Weight

    235

  • School

    Virginia Commonwealth

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Good instinct for offensive rebounds • Nice touch around basket • Sets solid screens • Runs the court well Weaknesses • Needs to go stronger to the basket – relies too much on turnaround jumpers in the post • Free throw shooting needs improvement • Slow to make decisions against double-teams • Gets pushed off the blocks too easily – needs to bulk up Defense Strengths • Blocks shots well • Uses length to deny the post • Gets good rebounding position Weaknesses • Needs to get stronger if he is going to play in the post • Step slow in help defense • Picks up too many unnecessary fouls • Needs to improve help defense on screens Analysis Sanders was expected to step up as the leader of VCU with Eric Maynor gone to the NBA, and while he did have his spectacular moments, there were a lot of big games where he was unable to carry the team on his back...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 9"

  • Weight

    225

  • School

    Nevada

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Can score both inside and out • Great size at the small forward position • Good offensive rebounder • Improving range on jumper • Can create shots • Gets to free throw line – hits foul shots Weaknesses • Slow release on jump shot • Tends to force shots • Turnover prone Defense Strengths • Good size – long arms • Goes aggressively after rebounds Weaknesses • Slow foot speed and lateral movement • Doesn’t close well on shooters • Needs to be more physical on defense Analysis Babbitt is one of the more complete scorers at the college level...


  • Country

    French Guiana

  • Height

    6' 9"

  • Weight

    258

  • School

    French Guiana

  • Date of Birth

    December 7, 1989

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Has a NBA-ready body • Has quick moves in post – good hands and feet • Uses body well in post • Nice touch around rim • Runs floor well for his size Weaknesses • Has very limited number of post moves • Handles ball too far from his body – too many turnovers • Needs to improve court awareness, finding open men on double teams Defense Strengths • Long arms and body – good shot blocker • Gets good rebounding position, secures ball well • Uses body well defending the post Weaknesses • Lateral movement needs work, prone to picking up fouls against quicker players • Relies purely on instinct, needs to improve basketball IQ Analysis Seraphin is a baby-bull of a man who has a body custom made to wreak havoc in the paint, though he has some major work to do to reach that point...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    190

  • School

    Kentucky

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Excellent ballhandler • Sees the court well – good passer • Runs the fast break well • Good speed Weaknesses • Prone to over-penetration • Needs to become a more consistent perimeter shooter • Decision making - looks to make too many spectacular plays • Moving without the ball Defense Strengths • Good on-ball defender • Quick hands and feet – very disruptive Weaknesses • Gambles too often • Trouble getting through screens • Tends to reach at ball a lot • Gets caught out of position Analysis Bledsoe has done a good job distinguishing himself as the 2nd point guard on a team with John Wall...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    180

  • School

    Texas

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Aggressive going to basket – doesn’t shy from contact • Works well of screens • Handles the ball well • Improving range on jumper • Great speed and control in transition Weaknesses • Needs to penetrate more • Free throw shooting • Needs better elevation on jump shot • Tries to force plays Defense Strengths • Excellent on-ball defender • Great hands and feet • Good anticipation Weaknesses • Trouble fighting through screens • Has trouble guarding larger guards Analysis Bradley’s up and down freshman year was a mirror of his Texas team’s season...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 6"

  • Weight

    210

  • School

    Oklahoma State

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Good size • Good first step • Moves well off the ball • Can push the ball up court • Good perimeter shooter – off dribble or set • Goes to basket strong • Good shot selection • Gets to the free throw line Weaknesses • Needs to improve decision making after penetration • Needs to improve agility Defense Strengths • Active defender – disrupts passing lanes • Closes out well on shooters Weaknesses • Footwork needs work • Defensive positioning Analysis Anderson could be one of the best scorers in this year’s draft...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 10"

  • Weight

    230

  • School

    Iowa State

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Good shooting touch out to 12 feet • Developing repertoire of post moves • Nice footwork on the blocks • Excellent shooting range • Puts himself in good position for offensive rebounds • Good free throw shooter Weaknesses • Passing out of double teams – needs to anticipate open man • Needs to be more physical establishing position – set a solid base • Should improve using both hands around basket Defense Strengths • Good jumper - goes after rebounds • Denies the post well Weaknesses • Needs to get tougher in the post – use his body better • Improve timing of blocked shots • On screens is slow to help and recover Analysis Brackins has had both his good and bad moments over the last season – he just needs to find a more consistent rhythm to his game...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 5"

  • Weight

    180

  • School

    Memphis

  • Date of Birth

    June 20, 1990

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Good size – helps to see over defenders • Improving perimeter shot – good range • Gets good penetration • Goes to the rim tough – draws fouls Weaknesses • Shot selection needs improvement • Lacks speed burst • Needs to work on running an offense Defense Strengths • Size advantage over other point guards • Good rebounder at guard position Weaknesses • Lacks quickness to guard most point guards and lacks strength to guard shooting guards • Gets caught on screens often Analysis Williams has shown some great potential since his transfer from Duke to Memphis...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 7"

  • Weight

    240

  • School

    Clemson


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 7"

  • Weight

    230

  • School

    Texas

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Hustle player – goes after loose balls and offensive rebounds • Improving range on jump shot • Finds holes in the defense • Runs the floor well, fills lanes • Uses body well, draws fouls Weaknesses • Perimeter shot and free throw shooting need to be more consistent • Ball-handling skills need improvement • Needs to see the court better, find open teammates Defense Strengths • Boxes out well, secures rebounds • Good help defender • Closes well on shooters Weaknesses • Lateral movement and foot speed need work • Has trouble guarding other small forwards, better with power forwards Analysis James was the leader of the up-and-down Texas squad this year; and if the rest of the team played the way he did, it may have been a better season...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 4"

  • Weight

    215

  • School

    South Florida

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Creates space for shots • Goes strong to the basket – not afraid of contact • Does a good job drawing defense and finding open man • Uses screens well – takes what defense gives him Weaknesses • Shot selection can improve • Tends to fade away on his jump shot • Tries to force plays to his right • Decision making in transition needs to improve Defense Strengths • Closes well on shooters • Good help defender – recovers to his man well • Moves feet well, good lateral movement Weaknesses • Can be overly aggressive • Tends to go under screens – gives up easy jumpers Analysis Jones seemed to explode onto the Big East scene this season, though the truth is he had put up solid Freshman and Sophomore seasons prior to this season...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 6"

  • Weight

    215

  • School

    Washington

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Improved jump shot • Creates space for shots • Crashes offensive boards • Active – finds open spots Weaknesses • Not a great athlete • Plays like an undersized power forward • Can be overly aggressive going to basket • Limited range from perimeter Defense Strengths • Closes well on shooters • Rebounds well Weaknesses • A bit slow covering small forwards, and undersized defending power forwards Analysis Pondexter has done a great job this season showing that he deserves a chance to play in the NBA...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 4"

  • Weight

    195

  • School

    Xavier

  • Date of Birth

    October 23, 1988

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Confident shooter • Good range on jump shot • Can create shots off the dribble • Quick first step to basket • Good range on jump shot • Great athleticism Weaknesses • Shot selection can improve • Average ballhandler • Needs to move more without the ball Defense Strengths • Good athlete, doesn’t get beat off the dribble easily • Long arms, good hands – alters passing lanes Weaknesses • Effort on defensive end could improve • Needs to close better on shooters • Overplays often, gets beat on back cuts Analysis While Crawford became a known name over the summer with the infamous dunk on Lebron James, he has surprised many with how much of a real threat he was on the court...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 6"

  • Weight

    200

  • School

    Maryland

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Great size for point guard • Can create shots • Gets into the lane • Good free throw shooter Weaknesses • Gets caught in the air when passing too often • Jump shot is inconsistent • Tries to force passes into the post Defense Strengths • Long arms, moves feet well • Closes well on shooters • Good rebounder Weaknesses • Has trouble guarding smaller guards • Needs to work on getting over screens Analysis Vasquez is an intriguing point guard prospect because of his size...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 10"

  • Weight

    255

  • School

    Kentucky


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 6"

  • Weight

    225

  • School

    Marquette

  • Date of Birth

    November 26, 1986

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Can play down low or on the perimeter • Has become a more consistent perimeter shooter and has increased his range • Good shot selection • Finishes strong at the rim Weaknesses • His jumper release is a bit slow – may have trouble getting it off at next level • Average quickness and leaping ability • Game is still more suited for the post, but he is undersized Defense Strengths • High energy defender • Boxes out well, strong hands – rebounds well in traffic • Does the little things well • Physical enough to guard in the post Weaknesses • Perimeter defense needs to be improved – used to defending down low • Needs to be more aggressive on the defensive end – contest more shots Analysis Hayward is another example of a great team basketball player...

ROUND 2

ROUNDS:
1 2

  • Country

    Germany

  • Height

    7' 1"

  • Weight

    242

  • School

    Germany

  • Date of Birth

    November 2, 1989


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 10"

  • Weight

    290

  • School

    Texas

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Moves well for his size • Establishes good position in the post • Good touch around the basket Weaknesses • Limited post moves • Needs to go stronger to the rim • Doesn’t get to the free throw line enough • Needs to improve free throw shooting • Trouble against double teams Defense Strengths • Large body – tough for offensive players to move around • Good help defender Weaknesses • Needs to get better positioning on rebounds • Needs to improve guarding quicker post players • Slow to rotate on help Analysis Pittman has slowed after a strong start this season...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    7' 0"

  • Weight

    235

  • School

    Marshall

  • Date of Birth

    June 13, 1989

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Good offensive rebounder • Nice shooting touch around rim • Improving passer in the post Weaknesses • Has very few post moves • Needs to improve strength – gets pushed off post • Awkward footwork Defense Strengths • Can block anything • Goes aggressively after rebounds • Plays fundamentally sound defense Weaknesses • Needs to get stronger to guard in the post and to rebound • Needs to work on show and recover on screens • Lateral movement needs improvement Analysis Whiteside has exploded onto the scene in 2010 based upon his remarkable blocking ability...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 3"

  • Weight

    195

  • School

    Nevada

  • Date of Birth

    February 23, 1989

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Controls offense well • Good ball-handler, gets good penetration • Solid decision maker on Pick & Roll • Good shot selection Weaknesses • Perimeter shot needs to be more consistent and needs to add range • Just average speed – doesn’t push the ball quickly • Court vision could improve Defense Strengths • Good on-ball defender • Uses body well – keeps self between man and basket • Good help defender Weaknesses • Not a great athlete, has problem guarding out in open space • Needs to close better on shooters Analysis Johnson has proved to be a steady, efficient point guard, keeping the Nevada offense moving and making his teammates look good...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 5"

  • Weight

    213

  • School

    Mississippi

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Can push the ball or fill lanes in transition – finishes strong at the basket • Excellent offensive rebounder for size • Quick release on jump shot • Excellent shooting range • Handles pressure well • Good instincts for openings Weaknesses • Needs to go to the basket more – relies too heavily on jump shots • Needs to work on creating more space for shots • Needs to be more active without the ball Defense Strengths • Plays the ball well • Goes after rebounds Weaknesses • Drifts when playing off ball – gives man a lot of room to shoot • Needs to be more active and play passing lanes • Lateral quickness can be improved • Focus on the play around him Analysis White has put up a sophomore year consistent with his freshman year – some brilliant moments interspersed with frustrating moments...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 7"

  • Weight

    205

  • School

    New Mexico

  • Date of Birth

    September 29, 1987


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 5"

  • Weight

    205

  • School

    Syracuse

  • Date of Birth

    November 2, 1986

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Quick release and great range on jump shot • Sees the floor well – good passer • Shoots well off of screens or off dribble • Plays in control – handles pressure well Weaknesses • Needs to penetrate and draw fouls more • Lacks explosiveness • Average ballhandler Defense Strengths • Good perimeter defender • Anticipates the ball well Weaknesses • Lacks speed and lateral movement • Needs to be more physical defender • Has played almost exclusively zone defense – how are his man-to-man principles? Analysis Rautins has been a great story in college basketball this season...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 7"

  • Weight

    210

  • School

    Stanford


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 5"

  • Weight

    210

  • School

    Cincinnati

  • Date of Birth

    September 5, 1990

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Playmaker – creates shots for himself and teammates • Consistent form on jumper • Has the strength to post up on other guards/small forwards and to finish strong at basket • Quick first step • Good instincts • Sees the floor well Weaknesses • Not very active without the ball • Tends to overdribble and take too long to create • Questionable shot selection Defense Strengths • Anticipates passes well • Good on-ball defender when he tries • Can guard 3 positions Weaknesses • Needs to improve footwork on defense • Stands straight up on defense – can get beat off the dribble • Slow to close out on shooter • Needs to improve his rebounding Analysis Stephenson has started to show the potential that has had people talking about him since his freshman year of high school...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 9"

  • Weight

    230

  • School

    Mississippi State

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Good offensive rebounder • Nice touch around basket Weaknesses • Post moves are very mechanical – takes a long time to make his move • Needs to be more assertive looking for shots • Limited range – 7-10 feet • Forces post movements so he can shoot with his right hand • Needs to be more aggressive establishing position Defense Strengths • Excellent shot blocker – great timing, keeps the ball in play • Denies the post well • Solid rebounder – keeps the ball up high Weaknesses • Not a physical post defender – lets offensive player make his move and looks to block shot • Often off-balance if he needs to defend away from post Analysis Varnado’s NBA future is squarely hinged on his shot blocking ability...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 7"

  • Weight

    230

  • School

    West Virginia

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Plays bigger than he is • Good range on jumper • Draws fouls, good free throw shooter Weaknesses • Shot selection needs improvement • Ball-handling needs improvement Defense Strengths • Good rebounder • Moves feet well, does a good job preventing penetration Weaknesses • Slow to close out on shooters • More comfortable covering bigger forwards Analysis Butler has capped off a solid 4 year career by becoming one of the go-to scorers in the Big East...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 9"

  • Weight

    215

  • School

    West Virginia

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Good size, very athletic • Good offensive rebounder • Moves well without the ball • Runs lanes well in transition – finishes strong at the basket • Has the size to work in the post • Handles the ball well for his size • Good free throw shooter Weaknesses • Inconsistent perimeter shooter • Needs to be more aggressive attacking the basket • Is not much of a playmaker – scores most points off of offensive rebounds and loose balls • Disappears for stretches of the game Defense Strengths • Closes out on shooters well • Strong rebounder • Long arms, alters shots Weaknesses • Footwork needs work • Needs to be a more aggressive defender • Needs to work on help defense • Shot blocking needs improvement Analysis Ebanks came into this season off of a very strong freshman year, and while he is not putting up numbers that most might have expected, you can see flashes of what makes him an appealing NBA prospect...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    7' 0"

  • Weight

    250

  • School

    Tulsa

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Uses body well – seals defender off • Improving post moves – turns over either shoulder • Passes well out of post Weaknesses • Footwork can be improved • Needs to be more aggressive going to basket Defense Strengths • Defends post well – uses lower body to move offensive player • Good help defender – reacts to ball well Weaknesses • Needs to be more aggressive going after rebounds Analysis Jordan has turned himself into one of the top big men in the country...


  • Country

    Brazil

  • Height

    6' 10"

  • Weight

    275

  • School

    Brazil


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 9"

  • Weight

    234

  • School

    Georgia Tech

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Physical player • Uses body well to seal off post • Assertive – looks for ball • Runs floor well • Can hit mid-range jumper • Goes to basket strong Weaknesses • Average free throw shooter • Doesn’t pass well out of the post • Needs to improve agility Defense Strengths • Strong rebounder – goes after ball, secures with 2 hands • Closes out well on shooters • Uses body well to force offensive players off post Weaknesses • Footwork needs work • Doesn’t block many shots • Step slow rotating on help Analysis Lawal is a classic workhorse player...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 9"

  • Weight

    300

  • School

    Oklahoma


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 8"

  • Weight

    190

  • School

    Tulsa 66ers (NBDL)

  • Date of Birth

    March 29, 1989



  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    7' 1"

  • Weight

    251

  • School

    Florida State

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Great size • Doesn’t force shots • Above-average free throw shooter • Decent touch around basket Weaknesses • Lack of strength – gets pushed off the block easily • Moves slow to the basket • Passes out of the post too often Defense Strengths • Long body, long arms – affects any shots in the lane • Good help defender Weaknesses • Offensive players bully him on the blocks • Not an aggressive rebounder Analysis Alabi has shown steady improvement this season, but is still a bit away from being a potential NBA regular...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 11"

  • Weight

    225

  • School

    Louisiana Tech

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Fundamentally sound around the basket – works hard to get position • Long arms – shoots easily over defenders • Good instinct for offensive rebounds • Good speed for size – runs floor well Weaknesses • Needs to get stronger to avoid being pushed off blocks • Needs to be more assertive looking for shots • Limited range – 7-10 feet Defense Strengths • Quick leaper – blocks shots well • Moves feet well – good help defender Weaknesses • Lack of strength affects post defense and rebounding Analysis Rolle has shown good improvement since his Freshman year at LSU...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 8"

  • Weight

    255

  • School

    Notre Dame


  • Country

    Senegal

  • Height

    6' 7"

  • Weight

    225

  • School

    Senegal

  • Scouting Report

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  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 4"

  • Weight

    199

  • School

    Oklahoma

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Can create shot or work off of screens • Sees the court well • Can score in bunches • Can push the ball or fill the lanes in transition • Finishes strong at hoop Weaknesses • Low shot trajectory from perimeter • Questionable shot selection • Not very active without ball in his hands Defense Strengths • Quick hands and feet – can play the ball well Weaknesses • Prefers to reach at the ball rather than move his feet • Needs to be more active defender • Doesn’t do a good job getting back in transition Analysis Warren has seemed to have had a tough time adjusting to playing without the Griffin brothers...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 11"

  • Weight

    235

  • School

    Rutgers


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 9"

  • Weight

    275

  • School

    UTEP

  • Date of Birth

    May 4, 1988


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 9"

  • Weight

    210

  • School

    UConn

  • Scouting Report

    Offense Strengths • Phenomenal athlete – jumps effortlessly • Improved perimeter shooter • Tough to stop in transition – fills the lane and out jumps defenders • Doesn’t take many bad shots • Highlight reel dunker Weaknesses • Doesn’t look to create shots – rarely drives to the rim • Passes up a lot of good shots • Can be a much more active offensive rebounder • Doesn’t get to the free throw line enough Defense Strengths • Excellent on and off ball defender • Good shot blocker • Active rebounder Weaknesses • Doesn’t box out well, tries to out-jump others for rebounds • Slow to close on shooters Analysis Robinson may be the best athlete in this year’s draft...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 8"

  • Weight

    238

  • School

    Miami