In just about every NBA Draft over the years, there has been debate as to who will go No. 1 overall. Just two years ago, it was the debate over Rose or Beasley, and the year before that the choice was between Oden and Durant.
Many suspected one thing and got another. We are in the same situation with this upcoming NBA Draft, just a different selection of players.
All year the consensus No. 1 overall pick has always been John Wall. Wall impressed so many people with his skill set this season, and there was no doubt in anyone's mind that he was going to forgo any chance of a sophomore season, become pro, and get selected No. 1 overall.
That was before Evan Turner amazed the nation with his playmaking ability.
Now the debate of whom is No. 1 simply depends on the team. If Minnesota was to choose first, I’m sure they’ll take Turner, the same with several other teams. In my opinion there are six teams in the top 15 that has some kind of point guard problem—but none in the top five.
However, according to Chad Ford of ESPN Insider, the New Jersey Nets have a 25 percent chance at winning the draft lottery with Minnesota trailing at 19.9 percent.
So with that said, with the first pick in the 2010 NBA Draft…
(BBP = Big Bust Potential)
(PDS = Potential Draft Steal)