Steals of the 2010 NBA Draft

June 2nd, 2010 by Scott Michael Leddy Leave a reply »
Drafting is by no means an exact science. Highly touted players often prove nonexistent on the NBA court, and other players slip through the radars of many teams and end up excelling in the big time.

Often, athleticism and upside take precedence over character and proven results in determining which player a team will select with their picks. History has shown us that for the few successes achieved through this method, there are just as many failures, if not more.

This article highlights some of the players who are not projected lottery picks, but have skill sets and attributes that could make them steals for teams should they fall late in the first round or into the second.


Luke Babbit (Nevada)

Unheralded out of Nevada, Babbit is a long, lean forward who has not faced strong competition at the collegiate level. However, he has a strong work ethic and is solid from beyond the arc, which is a valued asset at the small forward position. Babbit needs to pack some muscle onto his 6'9" frame in order to hold his own in the paint, but could be an eight to 10 point producer off of the bench if he gets enough minutes. ...

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