The Great Wall of Kentucky: Will John Wall Be Picked First in The NBA Draft?

May 29th, 2010 by Frank Gasper Leave a reply »
With the NBA Draft coming up in almost a month, the main question is who will be picked number one? Many of you say John Wall is no doubt the number one pick. But you have to give Ohio State's Evan Turner some respect. He carried his team all year in college, and has the tools to be a superstar in the NBA.

I think this year's situation is very similar to a couple years ago with Derrick Rose and Michael Beasley. Rose and Wall did both play at University of Kentucky, both point guards, both fast and electrifying. Both have an ok jumpshot, but passing and ball handling are their main skills. Beasley and Turner are both forwards, and both can shoot well. Turner can rebound a little better, but they are still very similar. If you look so far, who has been the better player? Rose has.

The Wizards have the first pick, and what a way to start a rebuilding process. They do already have a point guard in Gilbert Arenas, but who knows? He'll probably get hurt and be out the rest of the year or something. Plus Arenas can play at shooting guard. He has the height, and is almost there with the shooting ability.

I can see the Wizards choosing Turner over Wa ...

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