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NBA Draft Tiers

What do you think about this way to break down NBA draft prospects?

Here is the explanation of draft tiers.
http://nbadrafttiers.blogspot.com/p/draft-tier-explanation.html

Here is this year's draft tiers.
http://nbadrafttiers.blogspot.com/p/2013-nba-draft-tiers.html

Thoughts? Opinions?


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Tiers

Are for queers.

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Anyone thought this was

Anyone thought this was hilarious/random?... considering the fact Kayjay is not a troll.

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Good Idea badly executed

It seems a good idea but the way it is executed and how the player's are grouped is terrible. How can Ben Mclemore and Trey Burke be in the same tier as a prospect. Also they have Marcus Smart in a tier which explanation says future MVP, now I like Smart but I really can't see him becoming MVP. Lastly unless something happened Alex Oriakhi goes to Missouri and not Vanderbilt

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Thanks, i corrected that in

Thanks, i corrected that in one place, but i must have missed that. We can disagree about the potential of Burke and McLemore. I know McLemore is a great athlete, but i think Burke has a superior feel for the game.

Also, at this point in Smart's freshmen season, i am mostly looking at athleticism, playmaking ability, and pick-and-roll ability, because those are big-time NBA point guard skills. In order for him to stay in that tier, he will need to raise his shooting percentage and lower his turnovers as he finishes his freshman year. He is young, but i have to see that he is improving at a young age, and not capped out on his potential.

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I seriously don't get Marcus

I seriously don't get Marcus Smart. Someone really needs to explain to me how he is better than Dominique Jones, because I just don't see it.

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Why are you sooo high on

Why are you sooo high on Smart? He's good, but come on man.

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most of your ceilings and

most of your ceilings and floors for draft prospects are way off. You have a lot of the floors that you have listed are closer to the ceiling for that player. pierre jacksons ceiling is nate robinson, his floor is that he doesn't get drafted and plays his career over seas. So many of them are off that I'm not going to take the time write any more down.

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We can disagree on some of

We can disagree on some of the ceilings and floors, but most of them??? Really?

Pierre Jackson is one of my 'diamond in the rough' picks. I really think that he has an NBA game. I think he ends up being in the league a long time because of his playmaking ability in the pick-and-roll.

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If you think he has a high

If you think he has a high ceiling that doesn't change the fact that he has a low floor. Nate Robinson has had a successful career, pierre jackson will be lucky if he sniffs robinsons success in the league.

The reason why so many of your floors are wrong is that every single one of them is a contributor on an nba team. This is a week draft and a lot of these guys will never see playing time in the NBA. When you are talking about a prospects floor you have to be a little more realistic. Not every draft pick becomes a contributor. A whole lot of them never reach their potential and are stuck in the d league, or fizzle out by the time their rookie contracts are up.

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Check again, only the top 28

Check again, only the top 28 players have floors. The rest have the NBDL as floors. That may be a little much, and might be changing as i get a better grasp on some of the prospects. Most drafts have between 20-25 NBA players in it.

I disagree about Pierre Jackson. That tier that i have him is a 'sure-thing role player tier.' In other words, they might not have a lot of upside, but they are what they, and what they are is an NBA player. I think he might actually be better than Robinson, because i think he is more mature and a better leader.

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