Top 5 Skills to Look for in an NBA Prospect: Kyrie Irving's Trainer Talks Traits

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Top 5 Skills to Look for in an NBA Prospect: Kyrie Irving's Trainer Talks Traits
Tyler Roberson, Randy Foye, Sandy Pyonin

I am a purveyor of raw basketball talent. When I see talent-—real talent—I help mold it into NBA material. In fact, I've done this 32 times.

My most recent prodigy to grace the hardwood is Kyrie Irving— the 2011 No. 1 draft pick and 2012 Rookie of the Year. Other students of mine include the Orlando Magic's Al Harrington and Utah Jazz's Randy Foye. So when I say my current prospect, 6'8" New Jersey high school player Tyler Roberson, will be my greatest ever, basketball fans better start to watch.

There are five distinct characteristics that separate playground players from real ballers. The following slides describe the five traits I look for when looking at prospects. 

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