If you haven't heard of Dante Exum, do yourself a favor and spend the rest of the day perusing the vast reaches of YouTube so you can watch every single video of him that exists on the internet.
You'll be glad you did.
The Australian combo guard has officially declared for the 2014 NBA draft, per ESPN's Chad Ford, and that makes an already stacked class even stronger. You can add Exum's name in among those of Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid, Jabari Parker and Marcus Smart, as he's one of the players who is all but guaranteed to go right at the top of the selection process.
As Exum's new agent, Rob Pelinka, told Ford, "Dante is destined to be a 'franchise' point guard in this next generation of great NBA players."
I almost agree.
He's certainly a franchise player, one capable of becoming a superstar. In fact, B/R's Jonathan Wasserman compared him to "a potent blend of Penny Hardaway and Russell Westbrook."
However, let's not limit him to just running the show as a point guard. Given his 6'6" frame at only 18 years old, he's more than big enough to line up at the 2, and his skill set allows him to do so as well.
Because of this positional versatility, it's almost harder to find teams he wouldn't mesh with than ones that would allow him to flourish. Yet there are still squads that are starting to emerge as the best fits of all.