Some NBA general managers and scouts have their doubts about Jared Sullinger. They say the Ohio State power forward cant jump and struggles to get off his shot against taller defenders. They wonder who hell defend at the next level.
Others are confident Sullinger will make a good pro.
They like how he uses his strength to get position near the basket, his winning attitude and his rebounding. Sullinger is a coachs son and you can tell. He rarely turns the ball over, is sound fundamentally and understands the game. He possesses good vision and soft hands.
But I still cant tell, was one scouts assessment of how Sullingers game might translate to the NBA. He certainly has all the goods. Itd be a lot easier to peg him as a star if he stood 6-foot-11 or 7-0, as opposed to (6-9).
Most draft experts have Sullinger being selected in the No. 6-10 range -- or as the third or fourth best power forward behind the likes of Kentuckys Anthony Davis and Kansas Thomas Robinson. A good test comes ...