Anthony Davis’ sensational freshman season often made Terrence Jones a forgotten man at Kentucky this year, but not by NBA scouts. If (as is expected) Jones enters this June’s draft, the 6’9” power forward will be one of many Wildcats with a serious shot at becoming a lottery pick.
After a quiet sophomore campaign for the national champs, it’s obvious that Jones isn’t about to become the next Blake Griffin or Kevin Garnett. Nonetheless, it wouldn’t be a surprise to see the two-time All-SEC pick make an NBA All-Star team or two before his pro career is done.
Herein, a look at five NBA forwards who might serve as a preview of Jones’ performance at the next level.