Charlotte Bobcats: Charlotte draft Grades
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff
Pick 4: Cody Zeller- PF/C- Indiana
Zeller is an excellent athlete, an elite offensive big man in the paint and also has a sweet mid-range jump shot. He immediately becomes their best offensive big man and their best big man overall. He is also a hard worker and seems to get what it takes to be successful and along with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Kemba Walker, they have three young building blocks who know how to play the game and how to act in the locker room. Zeller should become their second offensive option after Walker from day one and finally give them offensive production from a big man. Were there better players on the board than Zeller? Yes, but was there a better fit? Nope.
I am going to admit, when I started writing this, I was thinking about completely bashing the pick, as I had players like, Burke, McLemore, Len, Noel and Muhammad ranked above him, but after thinking it through, it s...