Prospect vs. Player: Would You Rather Have Justise Winslow or Aaron Gordon?

April 7th, 2015 by Jonathan Wasserman Leave a reply »

Fresh off a national championship at Duke, freshman Justise Winslow has suddenly emerged as the hottest NBA draft prospect in the conversation. 

Last year, Orlando Magic rookie Aaron Gordon made a late push up boards as well. And he ultimately played a role for Arizona similar to the one Winslow just played for the Blue Devils. 

Though their NBA positions slightly differ, both prospects will have left college as players who impact games with athleticism, motor and toughness. They lack one-on-one ball skills, but Winslow and Gordon each possess qualities or attributes coaching just can't teach. 

Unfortunately, a broken foot three weeks into his rookie season cost Gordon two months and the chance to build some confidence. But nothing has changed with regard to his outlook—fans should be just as excited about Gordon's future as they were when the Magic drafted him No. 4.

Winslow will be looking to generate top-five interest this June as well. 

So whom would you rather have to build with moving forward?


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