How the Draft Should Have Gone – 1990

May 21st, 2010 by John Mabasa Leave a reply »
This is the first of a series of articles I plan to write going into the Draft June 25th NBA Draft. I did set some rules and criteria for my reviews so please look them over before commenting. - Reviews are based on what we know about the player NOW and not what teams knew (or did not know) then. - I'm not considering who teams already had in their roster back then. - I'm not considering situations players were in back then. Whether it be the fact that players simply could not crack a lineup due to a deep bench or if a player flourished because he was drafted by a weak team. - I'm looking at how the player performed and disregarding whether or not he met expectations. For example, just because Derrick Coleman never became the player people expected him to be, it does not mean he should have slipped into the second round. - I'll only be covering the first round. The class of 1990 was actually not bad. Nine of the Top Ten Picks actually had decent careers. The Draft had its share of busts, most noticeably Bo Kimble, and a quite a number of disappointments in Derrick Coleman and Felton Spencer. That said, the class of 1990 had a lot of surprises out of the second round. ...

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