Denver Nuggets: Denver Draft Grades
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff…
Pick 46: Erick Green- G- Virginia Tech
- Green was college basketball’s top scorer last season and is an incredible offensive player and a very efficient one too. However, he cannot play point guard full time in the NBA and is simply a combo guard. He can become an excellent third guard off of the Nuggets’ bench, providing instant offense. He can also play right away, which is always a plus and should be apart of this team’s rotation as a rookie, which is nice value from a rookie who was a mid-second round pick. They traded Rudy Gobert, who was their pick in the first round for this pick and cash, but the funny thing, is that Green could be the better pro and is a better fit for this team, but they have to be marked down as there were better players available at pick 26, that they could have drafted and kept, like Allen Crabbe.
Pick 55: Joffrey Lauvergne- PF- France
- Lauvergne is another ta...