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NBA Draft 2012: Strengths & Weaknesses of the Marquee Wing Players

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NBA Draft 2012: Strengths & Weaknesses of the Marquee Wing Players
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Last week I gave a brief glimpse into what NBA teams are looking for and seeing in the Top 5 prospects in the draft.

Over the next couple of days, I will give quick breakdowns of some of the other top players and what NBA teams have noticed. 

The first group is the wings (small forwards/shooting guards).  The standard for a top-level wing in the NBA is the ability to score with the jumper and getting to the basket, being able to create his own shot or scoring opportunities, and being able to at least guard his position at an average level. 

It is rare to find someone coming out of college who can do all of these, but this group of players have the best chance of succeeding at a high level. 

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