Most agree that the top four of the 2010 draft is all but set. Maybe we don’t know in what order the players will go, but we do know that John Wall, Evan Turner, Derrick Favors and DeMarcus Cousins will be taken. For them, the pre-draft workouts are less important.
However, for players looking to move into the guaranteed money of the second round, or the significantly higher pay that goes to lottery picks, these workouts are essential. NBA execs and coaches love to get an up close look at the incoming talent, and workout results can cause wild swings in how the NBA evaluates each player.
In a guard weak draft, there are plenty of back court players looking to make a name for themselves and by doing so, get real pay.
Here's a countdown of 10 players that have a big opportunity this week during the pre-draft workouts.