Not a threat to break down defenders off bounce in iso situations
Creating his own offense
Summary: Jones has several attributes that will translate well to the NBA. He is a relentless rebounder and can stretch defenses with his outside shot. However, he is a bit undersized to be a power forward at the next level, which holds him back a bit. Still, he could be seen as a solid NBA role player and could sneak into the first round.
Player Comparison: Udonis Haslem. Like Jones, Haslem is only 6-8, but has carved out a niche throughout his career as a strong rebounder and solid mid-range shooter. Neither player is going to "wow" you athleticially, but they both just understand how to outwork people and use their strengths to their advantage.
Dear Walt, this is becoming prime "mock draft season." And while you have gone the extra mile by including 4 full rounds, I really wish you'd explain why the players are deserving of their draft slots, instead of solely focusing on team needs. It seems like your M.O. to explain for a few sentences why the team would pick a certain position. Then only explain in a sentence or two why the player is worth of said selection. Maybe in Round 4 that'd be acceptable, but for the Top 10-15 picks really should have in depth analysis of the player. That's just my 2 cents. Take care.
I've been on a hiatus with draft work lately and was focused on my Draft Prospect Rankings which you could find in the rants on this site. So, I figured doing one more before the Combine where more prospect movement could occur to see where I stand before and after with those prospects. So, without further adieu here we go!