2012 NBA Draft: Why Perry Jones Is Being Underrated by Scouts

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2012 NBA Draft: Why Perry Jones Is Being Underrated by Scouts
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A few weeks ago, Baylor's Perry Jones was being talked about possibly being chosen in the top 10. Now, it looks like he'll be picked somewhere in the mid-20s, perhaps even to Denver with the 20th pick.

I hope he goes to Denver with the 20th pick because he and JaVale McGee would make an excellent pair. The two would be a lot to handle for any NBA frontcourt because of their raw athleticism.

However, scouts are still knocking Jones for all that he is not. He proved a lot at Baylor as a scorer and rebounder and has tremendous upside, but there will always be haters.

Here's five reasons why scouts are not all that high on Perry Jones, and why they might be proven wrong.

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