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Monday, February 2, 2009

2009 NBA Draft Prospects Top 10

According to www.espn.com (January 23rd, 2009)


2009 NBA Draft Prospects: Top 100
RK NAME POS HT WT AGE SCHOOL/COUNTRY PROJECTION
1 Blake Griffin PF 6-10 245 19 Oklahoma Top 5
Griffin has the size, strength and athleticism that NBA teams covet in power players. While... more
2 Ricky Rubio PG 6-4 180 18 Spain Top 5
Rubio has been on the NBA radar screen since he was 15. No one in... more
3 James Harden SG 6-4 215 19 Arizona State Top 10
Harden is an excellent scorer who generated significant buzz in the Pac-10 as a freshman.... more
4 Greg Monroe PF 6-11 250 18 Georgetown Top 10
On talent, Monroe is a lottery pick. His indifference in high school had scouts concerned,... more
5 Jordan Hill PF 6-9 211 21 Arizona Top 10
Hill's improvement as a sophomore had NBA scouts buzzing about his potential. He's a raw... more
6 Hasheem Thabeet C 7-3 265 21 Connecticut Top 10
Thabeet was pegged early as a potential late-lottery sleeper. His size, athleticism and growing basketball... more
7 Jrue Holiday PG 6-3 180 18 UCLA Lottery
Scouts believe Holiday may be the most complete freshman in the country. He can dominate... more
8 DeMar DeRozan SG 6-6 200 19 USC Lottery
DeRozan's combination of athleticism, size and skill have drawn Kobe Bryant comparisons. That's a little... more
9 Jeff Teague PG 6-2 180 20 Wake Forest Lottery
After a solid freshman season, Teague is having a breakout sophomore campaign. If he can... more
10 Al-Farouq Aminu SF 6-8 205 18 Wake Forest Lottery to mid-first round
Aminu is the type of superathletic, long forward that has risen on draft boards the... more

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