2010 NBA Draft: Avery Bradley Another Ben Gordon

June 10th, 2010 by Brian Chappatta Leave a reply »
With all the hype surrounding free agency and the prospect of landing LeBron James, Chicago Bulls fans tend to forget the NBA Draft is where the Bulls have improved their team over the past few seasons.

With the 17th pick this year, the consensus seems to be that they will select a shooting guard.

It's the safe pick, since the Bulls are unlikely to nab a free agent shooting guard, especially now that Dwyane Wade seems to be staying in Miami.

That means that if Chicago gets James or Chris Bosh to play alongside Derrick Rose, Luol Deng, and Joakim Noah, they will be a two-guard shy of a complete five-man starting lineup.

According to the mock draft on NBADraft.net, the Bulls will select Texas' Avery Bradley, a 6'3'', 180 lb. shooting guard.

That sounds a lot like the recently departed Ben Gordon.

According to the website's scouting report, he is "a scorer in every sense of the word." That has Gordon written all over it.

I was happy to see Gordon leave the Bulls, because he was a ball hog who got hot at certain points in the game, but ultimately cost his team games because of his inability to play defe ...

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