2013 NBA Mock Draft: Which Players Are the Most NBA Ready

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2013 NBA Mock Draft: Which Players Are the Most NBA Ready
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The 2013 NBA Draft class might not have the kind of depth we saw in the 2012 class, but don't sleep on the explosive collection of talent in the first round of the 2013 group. There are several prospects who are ready to impact the association.

As is customary in the draft nowadays, most of the top picks will be freshmen and sophomores. Consequently, there's widely-varying degrees of professional preparedness among the prospects.

Being truly "NBA-ready" entails a mature approach offensively, highly-developed ball skills, and enough court awareness to contribute defensively. It also often involves having a strong physique capable of enduring the rigors of the NBA season.

Most of the 2013 class has deficiencies that must be upgraded, but there are a handful of players who are much more advanced than the rest.

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