Three talented draft prospects have been sitting lower in our Top 100 than their talent warrants. Questions about work ethic, off-the-court issues and temperament have dogged them. All three are putting up terrific seasons without incident. Are NBA scouts beginning to look past their pasts?
Here's a look at those three players who are transcending character questions as they rise on our Big Board in this week's Stock Watch.
STOCK UPDeMarcus Cousins, F/C, Kentucky
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