Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Draft Preview Summary

Previously: Oden v. Durant, First-Round Point Guards, Second-Round Point Guards, First-Round Shooting Guards, Lottery Small Forwards, Second Tier Small Forwards, Wilson Chandler, Lottery Post Players, Second Tier Post Players, Hollinger's Collegiate Evaluation

Just like the last two years, I break the (non-International) players down into the following categories:

Best players (I've seen) in the draft

1. Greg Oden
2. Kevin Durant
3. Al Horford
4. Joakim Noah
5. Corey Brewer
6. Mike Conley, Jr.
7. Jeff Green
8. Julian Wright

Safe, useful picks to fill needs (some even with upside)

1. Al Thornton
2. Acie Law IV
3. Reyshawn Terry
4. Aaron Gray
5. Zabian Dowdell
6. Arron Afflalo
7. Glen Davis

Worth a flyer if you can afford it (good role players and/or high-risk talents)

1. Brandan Wright
2. Daequan Cook
3. Nick Young
4. Javaris Crittenton
5. Thaddeus Young
6. Jason Smith
7. Morris Almond
8. Rodney Stuckey
9. Derrick Byars
10. Jared Dudley
11. Nick Fazekas
12. Gabe Pruitt
13. Marcus Williams

Hoping your team doesn't waste a valuable pick on a bust

1. Sean Williams
2. Spencer Hawes
3. Wilson Chandler
4. Josh McRoberts
5. Taurean Green
6. Alando Tucker

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