10 potential breakthrough players
July, 10, 2012
By Doug Gottlieb | ESPN Insider
Brace Hemmelgarn/US PresswireChristian Watford may not be the best pro prospect on Indiana, but he may surprise some scouts.College basketball is bad for your NBA draft stock. That is what some will tell you. One narrative, which you hear constantly from fans, agents, players and Twitter, is that going back to school is, for lack of a better word, dumb. Look at Jared Sullinger. "Sully" was by some accounts a top-10 pick last year. He returned to school and hurt his back, and some of his limitations in size and style of play had him "plummet" to the Celtics at No. 21.