Like the first digit of his jersey number, Kentucky freshman point guard John Wall is the top player entering the NBA Draft.
Can five players from one school all wind up being lottery picks in the same year?
John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, Patrick Patterson, Daniel Orton and Eric Bledsoe sure think so.
They each left the University of Kentucky this year for the NBA Draft, which is next month.
All five are NBA talents and many experts say all five will go in the first round.
The question I have is will Wall, Cousins, Patterson, Orton and Bledsoe be lottery picks. A lottery pick is someone taken in the first 14 picks of the draft.
We all know the 6-foot-4 Wall, who is blessed with tremendous talent, will be the first overall pick. Unless he gets hurt or the Washington Wizards know something the rest of us don’t, they will take Wall with the first overall pick.
Unless you got Kobe Bryant, point guard play is paramount in the NBA. Just see how Rajon Rondo has made Boston a legit title contender.
Didn’t Rondo go to UK too?
So let’s assume the Wizards draft Wall, where would the other four guys fit in the remaining 13 picks in the draft. Let’s take a look.
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