NBA Draft 2012: Breaking Down Harrison Barnes' NBA Prospects

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NBA Draft 2012: Breaking Down Harrison Barnes' NBA Prospects
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It's that time again, North Carolina fans. We have to say goodbye to another group of fine Tar Heels and wish them the best in the NBA. Today, I will be breaking down the game of Harrison Barnes and how it will translate to the next level.

This wasn't the season many expected from Barnes—including myself. The way he finished out last season, I thought he would surely improve his draft stock this year to become the first overall pick.

That wasn't the case.

It could actually be a blessing in disguise if he fell past the lottery zone as bad teams can choke a player's development. Most experts still have him as a top 10 pick, so he may end up in the lottery anyway.

Only time will tell how this young potential star will pan out in the NBA. But I have broken down his game here to give the fans a look at his potential as a pro.

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