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After winning the 2012 NCAA basketball tournament, Kentucky's freshman point guard Marquis Teague opted to list his name in the 2012 draft. Teague certainly has the athletic capabilities to be a solid PG, but there are other areas that he can work on.
Teague highlighted his explosiveness and ball-handling abilities in the NCAA tournament. However, like nearly all point guards, Teague does not have a solid jump shot that he can rely on when defenders play off him.
Also, his decision making and his ability to play in the half court has also worried some scouts. Another facet of his game that is worrying is his defense. Teague has the lateral speed and the quickness that can make him a lockdown defender. The issue with Teague though is that he is a gambler on the defensive end, where he will just swipe at the ball instead of playing to his full defensive potential and playing solid on-ball defense.
The Kentucky product will most likely be drafted in the middle or late first. Teague will certainly dazzle you with his athleticism, but he is an unfinished product. Teague plays like his brother, current starting Atlanta Hawks PG Jeff Teague. If he reaches his potential, Marquis can certainly become a clone of the high-flying Steve Francis.