2010 NBA Draft: Evan Turner Is Good Now, John Wall Could Be Great Later

May 25th, 2010 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
Before the college basketball season began, most people felt Kentucky freshman John Wall would be the top pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, and while that is still the general consensus, Ohio State's Evan Turner merits consideration as arguably the Draft's best player.

I recently wrote an article concerning the hype surrounding Wall, and not only did most of the readers agree that Wall was over-hyped, but many thought Turner would be the better choice at No. 1.

Turner may be the safer choice, and in terms of NBA readiness, he appears capable of immediately contributing to whatever team is lucky enough to earn his services.

Many people compare Turner to Portland star Brandon Roy, and the comparison is a good one because both players have the ability to impact a game from a variety of angles.

Roy and Turner even seem to have similar talents, as both possess strength, quickness, and the ability to create scoring opportunities from the paint or on the perimeter.

They are both above-average ball-handlers, and although Roy is a decent defender, Turner may actually have an advantage in this area, because he is a little better defensive ...

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