More or less, half of the NBA is going to flush themselves down the toilet this season for one reason: the 2014 NBA Draft is loaded with top-end talent that can change franchises. Or, at least that is how it appears at the moment.
That crop is led by Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, Marcus Smart, Julius Randle, Andrew Harrison, Aaron Harrison and Aaron Gordon. Just to name a few. Depending on how these guys develop in the next year, that could be a star-studded top seven. Learn these names now.
And so the 2013-14 season is a race to the bottom in many, many ways.
Of course, the drafted players do not get a say in where they go. At least not yet.
Andrew Wiggins is the star of the crop at the moment. The hype building around the Kansas freshman has gotten to a fever pitch already with people calling him the best high school prospect since LeBron James. His athleticism is already NBA-level if his basketball skills are a little bit behind (he is not as complete as James was coming...