2010 NBA Draft: Will the Wizards Buck John Wall Hype for Buckeye Evan Turner?

June 3rd, 2010 by Matthew Brown Leave a reply »
Ever since the NBA Draft Lottery landed the Washington Wizards with the No. 1 pick, there has been less-than-compelling speculation as to who they will choose in the draft.

It is almost a foregone conclusion that John Wall is the only direction they can go. But since that isn't interesting, why not bring Evan Turner into this conversation for real?

So who will it be: Wall or Turner?

Wall is widely considered the best player in this year's class. He is a great scorer, a willing passer, and is exactly the kind of point guard the Wizards need in the increasingly point guard-driven league.

He is still young, which means he still has time to grow into his potential, and gives Washington the ideal foundation to truly build their franchise back up to the playoff contenders they once were.

Wall averaged 16 points, six assists, four rebounds, and about two steals per game. On a team full of blue chippers, that is pretty good by anyone's standards. He needs to work on his mid-range game, cut down on turnovers, and give effort every time on the defensive end.

Then again, Turner was voted Naismith College Player of the Yea ...

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