This is the last of five Siegel's Take articles analyzing the 2008 NBA Draft
prospects. Today's focus is surprisingly solid set of big men.
As I say every year, its important to note that I'm not as kind as most Draft analysts out there. The reality of the NBA Draft is that only a few guys will be stars, a handful more will be starters, a dozen guys will be career reserves, and the rest will all fizzle into nothingness within a couple of seasons.
This is the fourth of five
Siegel's Take articles analyzing the 2008 NBA Draft prospects. Today's focus
is the risky group of power forwards.
Syracuse forward Donte Greene has signed with agent William Strickland, and will not return to the Orange for his sophomore season. The deciding factor for the powerful long-range shooting small forward was that he was invited to the NBA's exclusive "Physical Only" training camp in Orlando, limited to 16 prospects
We're only one day beyond the 2008 National Championship Game.. but its never too early to start thinking about next year's Tournament. Here's an early projection of the 2009 NCAA Tournament field:
Once Memphis took the lead after 5 minutes.. they never looked back, rolling to a 78-63 win over UCLA.
You might say that grading individual matchups is a waste of time.. that it's all about the "team".. and I say, you're probably right. But its still fun to compare individual talent.. so we begin with UNC's starting five vs Kansas.