Tag: Power Forward

Derrick Favors draft profile

Derrick Favors (Georgia Tech)6’10, 245 lbs., PF The second most talented player in the draft and the second ranked player coming into college, Favors didn’t reach expectations this season, but did have a solid freshman campaign.  As the season progressed, it became evident that Favors was blending in well, and became a force defensively.  Offensively,... Read more »

Al-Farouq Aminu draft profile

Al-Farouq Aminu (Wake Forest)6’9, 220 lbs., PF/SF A gifted athlete who’s raw, but versatile, Aminu should have a long successful NBA career. He came into Wake Forest as one of the most heralded freshman and showed flashes of brilliance throughout school.  While versatile Aminu will make his living as an elite defender. Aminu’s offensive game... Read more »

Ed Davis draft profile

Ed Davis (North Carolina)6’10, 230 lbs., PF A gifted athlete with a long wing span, Davis came to North Carolina as a heralded freshman and learned as playing the backup behind Tyler Hansbrough and Deon Thompson during the championship year.  Even though injured for most of this year, Davis showed flashes of brilliance in spurts.... 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 Donatas Motiejunas draft profile

Donatas Motiejunas7’0, PF, 215 lbs., 19 years old At 7’0 Donatas, like many European players, mastered the basics such as shooting, ball-handling, and passing and as such, plays with a high skill level for a big man of his size.  However, he suffers the many of the common drawbacks in a lack of toughness when... Read more »

Larry Sanders draft profile

Larry Sanders (VCU, Junior)6’10, 240 lbs., Age 21, PF A freak of nature athlete with a blend of great speed, hops, and freakishly long arms to be an intimidator on defense, Sanders came to VCU very raw able only to rebound and block everything in site due to his massive wing span.  One thing that... Read more »

Which power forward should the Bulls chase?

A lot of names have been thrown around from the Bulls fan base, and the names most often discussed are: – Chris Bosh– Carlos Boozer– Al Jefferson– Amar’e Stoudemire– Troy Murphy Let’s start with Chris Bosh. 6’10, and around 250 pounds after some much-needed weigth gain in the summer of ’09. Bosh is a face-up... Read more »

Patrick Patterson draft profile

Patrick Patterson (Kentucky, junior)6’8, 230 lbs, PF Patterson is a unique player in that nothing stands out for him, yet he gets the job done in about every facet.  Skillwise, he is a jack-of-all-trades, master of none.  Even phyiscally, he’s a good, but not great athlete.  At 6’8, he is undersized for a power forward,... Read more »

Ekpe Udoh draft profile

Ekpe Udoh (Baylor, Junior)PF – 6’10, 240 lbs., Age: 22 Udoh is a 6’10, skilled power forward offensively and a threat to terrorize on the defensive end.  He originally played at Michigan and showed promise on the defensive end with his ability to block shots and his athleticism, but little else.  Udoh ended up transferring... Read more »