James Young could push lottery

4/17/2014 - NBA

On Thursday, Kentucky's James Young announced that he will enter the 2014 NBA draft. To help readers get to know top NBA draft prospects, Insider offers a 360-degree look at many of them in a scouting report featuring three expert perspectives: Kevin Pelton (analytics), Amin Elhassan (scouting) and Chad Ford (NBA front offices).

James Young | 6-7, 200 pounds | SMALL FORWARD | FRESHMAN

Chad Ford's Top 100: No. 15 
Strengths: Shooting, TO%, PF%
Weaknesses: 2-point%, Rebound%, Assist%, Steal%, Block%
WARP projection: 0.8 (29th among top 100)
Comparables: Tobias Harris (91.9), Bradley Beal (89.8), Luol Deng (88.7), Maurice Harkless (88.5)