Tag: center

Cole Aldrich draft profile

Cole Aldrich (Kansas)6’11, 240 lbs., C Aldrich came in as a unique, but raw big man to Kansas.  As a freshman, Aldrich showed poise, solid athleticism, shot blocking, and rebounding.  As a sophomore, he dominated the paint defensively with using his long wingspan to block shots.  Also, while unorthodox in his motion, he showed a... Read more »

Greg Monroe draft profile

Greg Monroe (Georgetown)6’11, 250 lbs., C Monroe entered college with a high skill level as the top recruit two years ago.  While showing a high basketball IQ and playmaking ability, he still disappointed some, lacking the expected dominance.  While not a great athlete, Monroe should play well at the next level if he adds a... Read more »

Solomon Alabi draft profile

Solomon Alabi (Florida State)7’1, C, 240 lbs. Alabi’s defensive impact should translate due to his length and athleticism.   At 7’1, he can set the tone in the paint by blocking shots, disrupting passing lanes, and provide a defensive  backbone for an aggressive perimeter defense. Offensively, Alabi is nothing to write home about.  He gets most... Read more »

Kevin Seraphin 2010 draft profile

Kevin Seraphin (France)6’9, 260 lbs., PF (Age:20) Seraphin is a 6’9 European post player with great size, athletic ability, and toughness.  He came out of nowhere a couple of years ago to establish himself as a great low post threat as an 18 year old.  While still raw, and in a draft with many great... Read more »

2010 Daniel Orton draft profile

Daniel Orton (Kentucky)6’10, C, 260 lbs, Age: 19 One word describes Orton: POTENTIAL.  At Kentucky, Orton was backing up Lottery pick DeMarcus Cousins which left him with little playing time.  In his limited minutes, he showed he defensive enforcer like potential using his excellent size as well as flashing a few post moves on offense. ... Read more »

Hassan Whiteside 2010 Draft Profile

Hassan Whiteside (Marshall) 7’0, Center, 230 lbs. Whiteside ended up playing at Marshall largely due to academics and has flown under the radar to many people except NBA scouts.  At 7’0 and possessing a 7’7 wingspan, Whiteside terrorizes opponents with his shot blocking.  However, there is no player out there that is more raw or... Read more »