that being said, the fact that we can likely take a very good PF in next year's draft, I'd take Len over Bennett. But as I've mentioned before, my mind changes regularly between the two.
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I agree Problematique and I NEVER look to the following year's drafts when picking in the current year. However, for the first time, I am actually using the '14 draft as somewhat of a factor in who I would draft this year. I know it goes against all rules and against the grain, but the top-5 next year is looking like one of those magic years like the 'Bron, Melo, Wade, etc. year. and if we could go with a 5 or a 2 this year, I think we would set ourselves up better. I'd hate to use a #4 on a PF and then take Randle, Gordon, etc. when we could've paired up one of those two with Len or McLemore.
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IF we take Bennett this year we will need a C next year not a PF (Randle / Gordon etc). I dont like the idea of putting such a talented player we drafted high the previous year on the bench when we have other more pressing needs. Parker will not be a PF, his skill set is a SF.
And Parker after he dominates the ACC and every sees how skilled he is on the national stage will be a top 3-5 pick.
I am not convinced Len will be elite on either end of the floor. I know Bennett can be an elite offensively. Id rather go with what I know that what I hope or think.
SG - we need an upgrade as im not sold on hendo but there is no elite SG in the draft that would be clearly better than Hendo.
SF - there is no SF in the draft that is clearly better than MKG.
PF / C - we have nothing here imo. biz is still a undeveloped project and the other guys are bench players.
Essentially we have to take the best PF / C in this draft.