Zeller, Larkin impress with athleticism
May, 18, 2013
By Chad Ford | ESPN Insider
Bob Donnan-USA TODAY SportsCody Zeller may have boosted his draft stock with his combine performance Friday.Although the height and weight measurements from the NBA combine are interesting and relevant, NBA GMs and scouts also spend a lot of time dissecting the results of the NBA athletic testing.
Everyone takes these with a grain of salt. Every year, the prospect labeled the "best athlete in the draft" does not turn into the best player in the draft. However, teams do take these reports seriously. This is the first objective testing we have on these guys, and sometimes our eyes do deceive us.