Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 7/15/13
Memphis Grizzlies: Draft Grades By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/HoopStuff… Pick 41: Jamaal Franklin- SG- San Diego State - The best value pick in the draft. Franklin could have been drafted in the last teens, but somehow fell all the way to 41, which is shocking. He is an elite scorer and although he is a poor shooter, he can really put the ball in the basket. If he ever learns to shoot, he could become an NBA starter and honestly, could be the best perimeter scorer on their roster right now. He is NBA ready and an elite rebounder for his position and should be in their rotation as a rookie. One of the best picks in the entire draft. Memphis truly needed perimeter scoring and drafted one of the best in the draft in that regard, who can play the two and three and in the mid second round, which is incredible. Easy A+. Grade: A+ Pick 60: Janis Timma- SF- Latvia - He is currently in Las Vegas playing on the Grizzlies’ Summer League team, but he is not expected to be in the NBA for ...
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