Originally posted on Pitt Blather  |  Last updated 6/26/13
This is not a strong draft. If you have been following the NBA draft chatter since April, you have been hearing this. Expect to hear plenty more of it in the next 36 hours (leading up to and after the draft). As such, Steven Adams is sitting at the end of the lottery. Most projections have him going anywhere from 7 to 14. 10-12 being the most reasonable zone. Depending on who you want to read, Adams is either undervalued or overvalued. Overrated: If he goes in the lottery … Steven Adams Considering all of [Alex] Len’s flaws, how can a really poor man’s version of Len sneak into the top 14? Didn’t any scouts watch Pitt play this past season? Adams is raaaaaaaaaw. If he didn’t get stuff off the offensive glass, he barely got touches in the Panthers’ offense. He has poor hands. Even in a draft with this many question marks, the lottery is way, way too high for a long-term project like Adams. Underrated: Steven Adams, C, Pittsburgh — Adams is a just a perfect specimen. He can run, jump, catch
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