We're nearly as happy as David Stern about the upcoming NBA Draft. This is our favorite time of the year because the landscape of the league can shift with just a few words.
"With the first pick in the 1992 NBA Draft, the Orlando Magic select . . . Shaquille O'Neal." Or maybe you prefer, "With the first pick of the 2003 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers select . . . LeBron James." It cuts both ways though, "With the first pick in the 2008 NBA Draft, the Portland Trailblazers select . . . Greg Oden."
This year we're probably going to hear John Wall's name first and Evan Turner's after that. From picks three on its a complete guessing game, but here is our latest thoughts with the strengths and weaknesses of the first rounders.