All NBA drafts are not created equal. Some drafts are better than others, and unfortunately for the Sacramento Kings, and the league’s other lottery teams, this year’s draft projects to be one of the weakest in recent memory.
However, that doesn’t mean the Kings can’t find a good player in this draft. Yet what it does mean is that they’re not going to find any can’t-miss, flawless prospects.
Along with the positives that make them one of the draft’s top prospects, each projected lottery pick also has the red flags that come with them, including the projected No. 1 overall pick, Nerlens Noel, who is still returning from a torn ACL.
That means Sacramento will have to do its homework on the players and be aware of what they bring to the table, along with any potential pitfalls associated with them. Speaking of which, here are some of the pitfalls associated with some of the players most likely to be selected by the Kings.