While the height and weight measurements from the NBA combine are relevant, NBA general managers and scouts spend a lot of time dissecting the results of the combine's athletic testing.
Everyone takes these with a grain of salt. Every year, the quote "best athlete in the draft" does not turn into the best player in the draft. But teams do take these reports seriously. This is the first objective testing that we have on these guys, and sometimes our eyes do deceive us.
What are the drills?
Players are asked to bench-press 185 pounds as many times as they can, test their vertical jump two ways (no-step and maximum) and run several drills to measure speed and lateral quickness.
Insider has obtained this confidential report from a league source. The NBA no longer creates a composite score to rank the top athletes in the draft, so we'll break it down for you by category.
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