2013 NBA Draft Scouting Report: Willie Cauley-Stein
Size: 7-0, 244
School: Kentucky, Freshman
Explosive at the rim
Active on the glass
Bothersome in passing lanes
Brings constant aggressiveness/energy to the floor
Lateral quickness as a perimeter defender
Runs the floor well
Good passer for a big
Loaded with potential
Very raw on the offensive end
Mid-range jump shot
Back to the basket game
Needs to get stronger
Summary: Cauley-Stein is loaded with all sorts of upside, which for a true seven-footer makes him a lottery pick. He is extremely active on the inside and though not even close to being a complete offensive player and still very much a work in progress, will certainly be one of the first big men off the board.
Player Comparison: JaVale McGee.
McGee has made his presence felt in the middle as a rebounder and rim-protector, and that will be Cauley-Stein's calling card in the NBA as well. McGee is still fairly limited on the offensive end which can also be said of the Wildcat freshman.
George Panos has been out of football for over a year and couldn't crack the two deep. If you need help with Badger players, which apparently you do, go on badgernation.com or one of the other Badger sites to get some education.