NBA prospect Bradley Beal is earning some high praise, and he hasn’t even done anything to deserve it, yet. Beal is considered, by most NBA scouts and draft analysts, to be a top five pick in this year’s NBA draft.
The highly rated shooting guard from the University of Florida has drawn comparisons to current NBA players, most notably: Eric Gordon and Ray Allen.
I agree with the Gordon comparison, but I am hesitant when comparing him to the greatest three-point shooter the NBA has ever seen. I was watching an interview of Gator coach Billy Donovan, and one reporter asked him if Beal was the “greatest Gator freshman ever” and Donovan replied,
“You know Mike Miller was pretty good, Donald Harvey was pretty good, I mean [Udonis] Haslem was pretty good. There have been some pretty good ones, but uh, he’s certainly right there and up there.”
After hearing that from Donovan, I don’t know what to make of Beal. If he isn’t better than Haslem or Miller, especially since he was one of the hi...