The 2014 NBA draft tracker: projecting the Utah Jazz big board (60 items)
With the NBA draft just right around the corner and the Jazz in possession of three very valuable picks, there is no better time to take a look at all of the best players available to be selected and to prognosticate as to who the Jazz like the most of the bunch. The Jazz had plenty of these players in for workouts, but had to do their study of the others from afar.
Here is a glance at what the Jazz draft board might look like heading into the draft on Thursday night.Jay Yeomans is a courier by day and a freelance writer by night. He is the creator and lead writer of the website jmoneysports.com. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @jmoneysports
1 of 60. 1. Andrew Wiggins, 6-8, 200, guard, Kansas
In his only season at Kansas, Wiggins averaged 17.1 points, 5.9 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.2 steals and one block in 35 games.
2 of 60. 2. Jabari Parker, 6-8, 235, forward, Duke
For his one season at Duke, Parker averaged 19.1 points, 8.7 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.1 steals and 1.2 blocks in 35 games.
3 of 60. 3. Dante Exum, 6-6, 196, guard
During those games, Exum showed that he could be a big-time scorer and also a great facilitator. In his nine games in the U19s, Exum averaged 18.2 points, 3.8 assists and 1.7 steals, according to DraftExpress.com.
4 of 60. 4. Joel Embiid, 7-0, 250, center, Kansas
During his one season at Kansas, Embiid averaged 11.2 points on 62.6 percent shooting from the field, 8.1 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 2.6 blocks in a little more than 23 minutes a game.
5 of 60. 5. Noah Vonleh, 6-10, 240, forward, Indiana
For his only season at Indiana, Vonleh averaged 11.3 points on 7.2 field goal attempts, nine rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 30 games.