In today's NBA draft preview we will take a look at the big men in this years draft and how they rank. These are two positions the Bulls have some depth at with Carlos Boozer, Taj Gibson, Omer Asik, and Joakim Noah but it never hurts to add more big men. Here are my rankings of this years big men.
1) Derrick Williams- 6'8", Arizona
Pros- NBA Ready. Great Size. Explosive. Decisive and strong finisher.
Cons- Modest defensive player. Average rebounder. Turnover prone in traffic.
NBA Comparison- Michael Beasley
2) Tristan Thompson- 6'9", Texas
Pros- Good athlete. Runs the floor well. Good hands.
Cons- Game restricted to the low block. Needs to improve jumpshot. Poor free throw shooter.
NBA Comparison- Charles Smith
3) Donatas Motiejunas-7'0", Lithuania
Pros- Legit seven footer. Offensive potential. Scores both inside and outside. Great ball handler.
Cons- Strength. Rebounding. Defensive. Has been known as being immature.
NBA Comparison- Dirk Nowitzki
4) Marcus Morris-6'8", Kansas
Pros- Versatile. Advanced ball skills. Great touch. Excellent work ethic.
Cons- Not explosive. Lacks length. Poor foul shooter. Limited ceiling.
NBA Comparison- Al Harrington
5) Markieff Morris- 6'9", Kansas
Pros- Nice touch on shot. Great finisher. Aggressive. Active.
Cons- No real advanced post moves. Limited ceiling.
NBA Comparison- Drew Gooden.
1) Enes Kanter- 6'11", Kentucky
Pros- Size,strength, and polished. Soft hands. Rebounding. Coachable.
Cons- Physical Health. Foot speed.
NBA Comparison- Al Horford.
2) Jonas Valanciunas- 6'11", Lithuania
Pros- Size. Rebounding. Fluid athlete. Runs court well. Eager to improve.
Cons- Can't creat own offense. Perimeter game. Gets in foul trouble.
NBA Comparison- Spencer Hawes.
3) Jeremy Tyler-6'10", Tokyo Apache
Pros- Size. Great coordination. Footwork. Raw ability.
Cons- Needs more polish. Shaky defender. Focus. Discipline. Foul trouble.
NBA Comparison- Nazr Muhammad.
4) Bismack Biyombo- 6'9", Congo
Pros- Explosive. Speed and hustle. Low post skills. High charachter.
Cons- Offensive game not NBA ready. Footwork. Average passer.
NBA Comparison- Adonal Foyle.
5) Keith Benson- 6'11", Oakland
Pros- Good height and wingspan. Runs floor well. Soft touch. Willing to learn.
Cons- Thin. Doesn't play physical. Competition Level in College.