Harrison Barnes North Carolina Soph. 6’8” –. His game reminds people of Joe Johnson with more upside. Barnes’ jump shot is textbook; he is an effective three-point shooter. Barnes really has an excellent mid range game; he really can create his own shot. Barnes is a clutch player; he made a lot of clutch shots for UNC in his two years. Smooth would describe his offensive game. His body is NBA ready with his length; he could add a few pounds. He can finish inside the lane with his strength; he also runs well in transition. Barnes is also an effective rebounder especially on the offensive glass. He needs to improve his ball handling; he also needs to attack the rim more, since sometimes he’s relies too much on the jump shot.
2.Michael Gilchrist Kentucky Fr. 6’7”– Gilchrist is the type of player that everyone wants on their team. Gilchrist is really athletic with explosive leaping ability; he also has great quickness. He excels at attacking the rim; he can finish with the best of them. He also likes to run the floor and finish in transition. He has pretty good ball handling skills, and he is also a great passer for a big guy. Gilchrist brings intensity on defense; he can block shots. He has great length, but he could add some muscle. Gilchrist needs to work on his shot offensively. His mechanics really need to get better. If he can make his jump shot he will really be a complete player. Think Andre Iguodala.
3. Terrence Ross Washington Soph. 6’7”- The sky is the limit for Ross. Ross is a versatile scorer that can score in a multiple of ways. When he is on he can be deadly from deep. His real strength is his mid range game. Ross needs to work on his ball handling skills and get a little stronger for he can finish at the rim.
4.Jeff Taylor Vanderbilt Sr. 6’ 7” – He is an elite athlete who is a versatile scorer. Taylor excels at finishing at the rim with his size and strength. He needs to continue on his three point shot, which he did last college season. Taylor also needs to cut down on his turnovers.
5.Quincy Miller Baylor 6’9” –He has excellent dribbling skills for his size, he can breakdown the defense with his superb quickness. Once he breaks down the defense he can pull up for the jumper or drive the whole way to the basket. His jumper is real smooth, and he can hit the outside shot. Miller has great length but he needs to add about 10 to 15 pounds of muscle, he needs the added strength to finish in the lane. Miller also needs to work on his shooting mechanics and shot selection.
6. Moe Harkless St. Johns Fr. 6’8”
7. Darius Miller Kentucky Sr. 6’8”
8. Jae Crowder Marquette Sr. 6’6”
9. Kris Joseph Syracuse Sr. 6’7”
10. Hollis Thompson Georgetown Jr 6’8”
- Category: NCAA Basketball