2010 NBA Draft: Is John Wall Or Evan Turner The Washington Wizards’ Best Choice?

May 19th, 2010 by Chase Yutzy Leave a reply »

The NBA lottery is over.

The Washington Wizards were given the first pick in the draft.

The Wizards are blessed with two franchise players to choose from in John Wall and Evan Turner.

The 6'4" point guard, Wall, possesses a rare game-changing ability. Wall's wide array of tools and competitive attitude make him the unique and hyped prospect he's become.  

He is widely compared to 2009 Rookie Of The Year, Derrick Rose.

Evan Turner's game may be more polished than Wall's. Turner played for the Buckeyes for three years before entering the draft.  

The 6'7" point guard/shooting guard/small forward is the most NBA ready player in the draft.

Coming into Columbus in 2007, Turner's talents largely went unnoticed behind Greg Oden, Mike Conley, and Daequan Cook.  When all three entered the draft following their freshman years, Turner assumed the leadership role.

Turner's complete game was put on display in '09-'10 when he averaged 20 points, nine boards, six assists, and 1.7 steals a game for the Buckeyes. He was then named the Naismith Player Of The Year.
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