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NBA Draft 2011: Kenneth Faried and the 10 Highest Motor Prospects of the Draft

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NBA Draft 2011: Kenneth Faried and the 10 Highest Motor Prospects of the Draft
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Motor. In the real world, it's what makes a car and many other machines run.

In the NBA, it's a guy who's like the Energizer bunny in that he keeps going and going and going and...you get the picture. Most teams have players that come off the bench that have a great motor.

Players have made long careers primarily because of their instinct to never stop working on the floor. They aren't the most talented players, but they make the most out of what they have, something not many players can be proud of.

With the 2011 draft class lacking in top tier talent, teams will be looking more at the draftees' motor compared to past years.

Here are 10 prospects, projected to be borderline first-round picks at worst, whose motor is regarded as exceptional. They are ordered in reverse based on ESPN's Chad Ford's ranking.

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