NBA draft tracker: breaking down the mid- to late-first-round underclassmen

Published: Saturday, April 26 2014 5:35 p.m. MDT

Jahii Carson, sophomore, Arizona State Next List » 10 of 10 « Prev
Carson's strength is his ability to score the ball from all over the court. Even though Carson is a bit undersized as a point guard, he is fearless at attacking the basket and can finish around the rim. He also has the ability to draw plenty of contact to get to the free-throw line. During his sophomore year, Carson improved his 3-point shot but didn't finish quite as well as his freshman campaign from the free-throw line or from the field.

On the season, Carson averaged 18.6 points, four rebounds and 4.6 assists a contest. His most dominant outing on the season came in a November win over UNLV when Carson knocked down 16 of 25 shots to finish with 40 points. That night he also added three rebounds and seven assists.
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henderson, NV

I highly doubt that the jazz would use a 1st round draft pick on Mitch Mcgary. He is declaring early after failing a drug test for marijuana. That would not fly in conservative Utah.

Saint George, UT

Kyle Anderson, TJ Warren, Tyler Ennis, in that order. If any of those three are available, most likely Warren, then take them.


0 chance Ennis or Stauskas fall to the Jazz at 23, especially Ennis who is widely projected as a lottery pick and Stauskas as a potential lottery pick. And why would the Jazz ever want TJ Warren? He is a scorer that can't shoot! He was a 27% 3 pt shooter and only 69% from the foul line.

Orem, UT

If Zach Lavine is available at 23, then no doubt he should be taken by the Jazz. He would be by far the most athletic of the entire group. The others are role players in the NBA with little upside. In some cases, they may not even be drafted at all. Let's see who the Jazz take first and then what happens after will be much more clear.

Sturgis, MS

If the League goes crazy over this draft as has been advertised, the Jazz need to trade trade trade.

West Valley, UT

I like that Staukas kid from Michigan.

Saint George, UT

PJ Hairston should be on this list. He would have been a lottery pick if he played this season at UNC but was declared ineligible and he played in the D-League this season.

Very similar to Randy Foye but a few inches taller. Jazz really need an outside shooter on the bench.

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