2008 NBA Draft, Prospect Ranking: Top 100

Page 2 of Per ESPN's Chad Ford. You will need insider access to see the whole list however, a few names of interest. #1 O.J. Mayo #2 Michael Beasley #3 Derrick R... 37 comments | 3857 Views | Go to page 1 →

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    Quote Originally Posted by Original Rookie
    A lot of people around here seem like they are giving up on DJ. I think he's going to have a very nice year.
    prolly a Hummer.....especially if he lives around Akron, Ohio........lol
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    That's a hell of a top 10...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Game Player
    prolly a Hummer.....especially if he lives around Akron, Ohio........lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by sportsfan41
    I was kinda surprised to see Lofton quite that low. This season will decide exactly where he winds up in the NBA.
    I agree, I think after another great year he will move up a considerable amount.

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    Beasley should be number 1.

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    Lofton = Steve Kerr

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    Quote Originally Posted by _Scarface_ View Post
    Lofton = Steve Kerr

    No way..Chris can be a star on his team. I know Chris and he will work his butt off to get better.


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    Quote Originally Posted by _Scarface_ View Post
    Lofton = Steve Kerr
    Not all bad here, Kerr had a very good run and look where he is today, top position with the Suns.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigblueinsanity View Post
    No way..Chris can be a star on his team. I know Chris and he will work his butt off to get better.

    Wow...

    Kerr was the man. He won what, 6 titles??? Made SEVERAL big shots in those title series But okay...Go be a star on your own team & don't win a title.

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    Mayo is #1. Excellent. He has proven that hard work, determination, and a strong will to succeed pay off. Although some would disagree, he deserves it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kingfish Stevens View Post
    Mayo is #1. Excellent. He has proven that hard work, determination, and a strong will to succeed pay off. Although some would disagree, he deserves it.
    He has also proved that poor attitude, selfish play, and me first mindset does not combine t make a "W". No way he goes before Beasley.


    What is Derrek Jasper even doing on the list? I didnt even think he would be good enough to go once he graduated, much less after his Frosh year.

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    Kind of surprised that Lofton is that low. He isn't having that great of a year though. Caracter could be a little higher..Walker at 32 is about right...

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    How Kevin Love was not even on his radar is amazing.

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    Yeah Kevin Love should be in the top 20 somewhere on this list.

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    This list is more updated, it was posted by Chad Ford on November 20, 2007.

    Top 100
    RK NAME POS HT WT AGE SCHOOL/COUNTRY PROJECTION
    1 Michael Beasley PF 6-9 235 19 Kansas State Top 5
    A big-time talent who will go very high as long as he behaves himself at... more
    2 Derrick Rose PG 6-4 195 19 Memphis Top 5
    The best pure point guard in the draft draws some comparisons to Deron Williams. However,... more
    3 Eric Gordon SG 6-5 205 19 Indiana Top 5
    One of the most gifted prospects from the high school class of 2007. He can... more
    4 DeAndre Jordan C 7-0 240 20 Texas A&M Top 5
    On talent, he's got the makings of a top-five pick. Jordan would be the No.... more
    5 O.J. Mayo SG 6-4 195 20 USC Top 5
    Mayo is off to a solid start for USC, but scouts are still trying to... more
    6 Donte Greene SF 6-8 215 19 Syracuse Top 10
    Versatile forward is off to a hot start for Syracuse. While he still needs to... more
    7 Brook Lopez C 7-0 245 19 Stanford Top 10
    Brook's stellar play toward the end of his freshman season turned a lot of NBA... more
    8 Chase Budinger SG 6-7 205 20 Arizona Top 10
    Budinger had a great freshman season at Arizona and has quickly asserted himself as the... more
    9 Marreese Speights C 6-10 250 19 Florida Lottery
    With Al Horford and Joakim Noah in the NBA, a lot is falling on Speight's... more
    10 Danilo Gallinari SF 6-9 212 19 Italy Lottery
    Many in Italy feel he's a better long-term prospect than Andrea Bargnani. Right now his... more
    11 Darrell Arthur PF 6-10 215 20 Kansas Lottery
    Shocked just about everyone coming out of the gate and contributing to a very talented... more
    12 D.J. Augustin PG 5-11 180 20 Texas Lottery
    Augustin was one of the two or three best freshmen point guards in the country... more
    13 Ty Lawson PG 6-0 190 20 North Carolina Lottery
    Lawson didn't put up the best numbers, but some scouts felt he had the most... more
    14 Jerryd Bayless PG 6-3 190 19 Arizona Lottery to mid first round
    Here's what the scouts are saying. They've seen enough to believe that he can be... more
    15 Nicolas Batum SF 6-8 210 19 France Lottery to mid first round
    A few international scouts believe he's the best prospect outside the United States. His dominance... more
    16 Roy Hibbert C 7-2 265 21 Georgetown Lottery to mid first round
    He's been all over the boards with scouts over the past few years. They love... more
    17 Kevin Love C 6-9 255 19 UCLA Lottery to mid first round
    Love's game is old-school with a flair for the spectacular. He has enough talent to... more
    18 Nick Calathes PG 6-5 185 18 Florida Lottery to mid first round
    Calathes is off to a fantastic start this season. He has the chance to be... more
    19 Blake Griffin PF 6-10 240 18 Oklahoma Lottery to mid first round
    A very good prospect that probably a better fit in the draft class of 2009... more
    20 Kosta Koufos C 7-1 250 18 Ohio State Lottery to mid first round
    His excellent play in the summer for the Greek National team seems to have only... more
    21 DeVon Hardin C 6-11 235 21 California Lottery to mid first round
    Hardin was great in draft workouts and is off to a solid senior season. However,... more
    22 Bill Walker SF 6-6 225 20 Kansas State Mid to late first round
    Walker's season-ending ACL injury ended all the talk about him being a top-five pick. Given... more
    23 Trent Plaisted C 6-11 245 21 BYU Mid to late first round
    After a stellar freshman season and a so-so sophomore campaign, he's really come on as... more
    24 Darren Collison PG 6-1 165 20 UCLA Mid to late first round
    Scouts love his speed and his floor leadership. As the NBA turns more up-tempo, Collison's... more
    25 JaVale McGee C 7-0 237 20 Nevada Late first to early second
    Scouts are starting to buzz on McGee. He's still a year or two away from... more
    26 J. J. Hickson PF 6-9 240 19 NC State Late first to early second
    A rising young player who, on paper, looks like a prospect. If he can dominate... more
    27 Ante Tomic C 7-2 237 20 Croatia Late first to early second
    Tomic is big-time prospect. He has a rare combination of size, skill and athletic ability.... more
    28 Courtney Lee SG 6-5 200 22 Western Kentucky Late first to early second
    Lee is starting to get on NBA scouts' radar screen with a strong start to... more
    29 Davon Jefferson SF 6-8 215 21 USC Late first to early second
    Jefferson is an intriguing prospect who is starting to live up to the hype he's... more
    30 Serge Ibaka PF 6-10 220 18 Congo Late first to early second
    Ibaka got some hype this summer at an Adidas camp and international scouts will follow... more
    31 Tyler Hansbrough PF 6-9 225 22 North Carolina Late first to early second
    32 Chris Douglas-Roberts SG 6-6 195 21 Memphis Late first to early second
    33 Andrew Ogilvy C 6-10 250 19 Vanderbilt Late first to early second
    34 Austin Daye SF 6-10 190 19 Gonzaga Late first to early second
    35 Ryan Anderson PF 6-10 225 19 California Late first to early second
    36 Wayne Ellington SG 6-5 175 20 North Carolina Late first to early second
    37 Anthony Randolph SF 6-10 220 18 LSU Late first to early second
    38 Eric Maynor PG 6-2 165 20 VA Commonwealth Late first to early second
    39 Tyler Smith SF 6-7 210 21 Tennessee Late first to early second
    40 D.J. White PF 6-9 240 21 Indiana Late first to early second
    41 Brandon Rush SG 6-7 205 22 Kansas Late first to early second
    42 Scottie Reynolds PG 6-2 195 20 Villanova Late first to early second
    43 Hasheem Thabeet C 7-3 265 20 Connecticut Late first to early second
    44 John Riek C 7-2 230 18 Prep School Late first to early second
    45 Jordan Hill PF 6-9 211 20 Arizona Late first to early second
    46 Richard Hendrix PF 6-8 260 21 Alabama Late first to early second
    47 Kyle Singler SF 6-9 210 19 Duke Late first to early second
    48 Patrick Patterson PF 6-8 245 18 Kentucky Late first to early second
    49 Josh Heytvelt PF 6-11 235 21 Gonzaga Late first to early second
    50 Rudy Mbemba PG 6-0 186 20 Sweden Late first to early second
    51 Nathan Jawai C 6-10 270 21 Australia Late first to early second
    52 Sherron Collins PG 5-11 200 20 Kansas Late first to early second
    53 Victor Claver SF 6-11 217 19 Spain Late first to early second
    54 Malik Hairston SG 6-6 200 20 Oregon Late first to early second
    55 Earl Clark SF 6-9 200 20 Louisville Late first to early second
    56 Nikola Pekovic C 6-11 245 21 Serbia Late first to early second
    57 Omri Casspi SF 6-7 206 19 Israel Late first to early second
    58 Gerald Henderson SG 6-5 205 20 Duke Late first to early second
    59 Manny Harris SG 6-5 170 18 Michigan Late first to early second
    60 Tyrese Rice PG 6-1 190 20 Boston College Late first to early second
    61 Raymar Morgan SF 6-7 220 19 Michigan State Second round to undrafted
    62 Greivis Vasquez SG 6-5 195 21 Maryland Second round to undrafted
    63 Luc Richard Mbah a Moute SF 6-7 215 21 UCLA Second round to undrafted
    64 Taj Gibson PF 6-9 210 22 USC Second round to undrafted
    65 Robin Lopez C 7-0 245 19 Stanford Second round to undrafted
    66 Joey Dorsey PF 6-9 260 22 Memphis Second round to undrafted
    67 Jason Thompson C 6-11 250 21 Rider Second round to undrafted
    68 James Harden SG 6-5 210 18 Arizona State Second round to undrafted
    69 Jamont Gordon SG 6-4 225 20 Mississippi St. Second round to undrafted
    70 Johnny Flynn PG 6-0 175 18 Syracuse Second round to undrafted
    71 Matt Bouldin PG 6-5 210 20 Gonzaga Second round to undrafted
    72 James Anderson SG 6-6 195 18 Oklahoma State Second round to undrafted
    73 Artem Zabelin C 7-2 200 20 Russia Second round to undrafted
    74 Dar Tucker SF 6-5 210 DePaul Second round to undrafted
    75 Brandon Costner PF 6-9 230 20 NC State Second round to undrafted
    76 Gani Lawal PF 6-9 220 18 Georgia Tech Second round to undrafted
    77 Alonzo Gee SG 6-6 229 20 Alabama Second round to undrafted
    78 Nemanja Aleksandrov F 6-10 225 20 Serbia Second round to undrafted
    79 Alexy Shved SF 6-7 170 19 Russia Second round to undrafted
    80 A.J. Price PG 6-2 190 21 Connecticut Second round to undrafted
    81 Goran Dragic PG 6-4 180 21 Slovenia Second round to undrafted.
    82 Mario Chalmers PG 6-2 170 21 Kansas Second round to undrafted
    83 Dominic James PG 6-0 175 21 Marquette Second round to undrafted
    84 Anton Ponkrashov PG 6-8 214 21 Russia Second round to undrafted
    85 Chris Lofton SG 6-2 197 21 Tennessee Second round to undrafted
    86 Josh Shipp SG 6-5 207 21 UCLA Second round to undrafted.
    87 Peja Samaradziski C 7-1 255 21 Macedonia Second Round
    88 Terence Williams SG 6-6 210 20 Louisville Second round to undrafted
    89 Paul Harris SG 6-4 220 21 Syracuse Second round to undrafted
    90 DeJuan Blair PF 6-7 250 18 Pittsburgh Second round to undrafted
    91 Danny Green SF 6-5 210 20 North Carolina Second round to undrafted
    92 Semih Erden C 7-1 240 21 Turkey Second round to undrafted
    93 Marcelus Kemp SG 6-5 210 23 Nevada Second round to undrafted
    94 Pat Calathes SF 6-10 210 22 St. Joseph's Second round to undrafted
    95 Milenko Tepic SG 6-8 200 20 Serbia Second round to undrafted
    96 Corey Fisher PG 6-1 205 19 Villanova Second round to undrafted
    97 Austin Freeman SG 6-3 185 Georgetown Second round to undrafted
    98 Mantas Kalnietis PG 6-5 194 21 Lithuania Second round to undrafted
    99 Drew Neitzel PG 6-0 180 22 Michigan State Second round to undrafted
    100 Jeff Adrien PF 6-6 225 21 Connecticut Second round to undrafted

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