In response to joepatsfan111111's comment:
1. Embiid, keeps impressing as time goes on. Freak athlete
No argument here.
2. Parker, great scorer and a good rebounder like someone stated in another thread, reminds me of Pierce a little. not too fast but gets it done
Parker has been in a slump the last 10 games (10/36 .278 3pt%). I like him and should be a great pro. His slump only hurts him in his comparison with Wiggins.
3. Wiggins, doesn't seem to take over games as much as he should but when he does get hot, look out. its all about effort with him
Unlike Parker, Wiggins has gotten better over his last 10 games (15/39 .385 3pt%). Moreover, Wiggins has 28 FT attempts his last 3 games. Prowess at getting to the line is akin to a baseball player who draws walks. Both he and Parker have been adept in this area. It's a good indicator for creating offense. Just the kind of players Boston needs.
Embiid, Parker, and Wiggins. The Cs can't go wrong with any one of them. As for the rest? If the Big 3 are off the board, then Danny should deal. No other player will help the Cs turn the corner.
4. Randle, Zach Randolph 2.0? i think possibly to yes. he's a bull and meant that in a good way. he's effective
Overrated. Randle has struggled after a furious start. Steal Rate is a great indicator of NBA success. Randle has one of the worst SRs (relative to his position) in the nation. He struggles from the perimeter, isn't a good shot blocker, and despite his length, doesn't play up to expectations. Buyer beware.
5. Exum, great athlete and big for a PG. dont know much about him seen little tape but seems like could be a star or even bust. can be a scorer or ballhandler, versatile
Exum can't shoot. He is bad at the fundamental level. Has great tools otherwise, but would be a wasted pick for the Cs. Can't build around a guard who can't shoot.
Exum's preseason scout film
6. Smart, yes inconsistent $hooter but has great fire and intensity which I like and he is a bull and can get to the line anytime. good defender as well.
Made a BIG mistake not coming out last summer. For consecutive seasons, he has been a poor shooter and an inefficient scorer. Teams will sag on him in the NBA. That would reduce his FT attempts/game. As a freshman, his shooting would have been easier to forgive, but now, scouts will assume that you are what you are. Cost himself a few million.
7. Hood, good size and attacker. left open can hit a $hot. will be a good NBA SF.
Is a junior age-wise. A good shooter, but no upside. Poor Steal Rate.
8. Vonleh, raw talent but good athlete. good defender and bounder. he's a homeless man's Embiid imo
It wouldn't surprise me to see Vonleh go off the board before Randle. Has better length and more upside. Good Steal Rate, elite DRB%, gets to the line, is an elite shotblocker and has shown he can shoot from the perimeter (10/18 .566 3pt%). Not bad for a freshman. He's the only player I would consider taking outside of the Big 3.
9. Selden, probably higher than most people have him but I like the kid. he can flat out score and make plays. he's smooth to me as well.
If you call 14.2 points/40min a result of "flat out scoring", then I'm on board. Mediocre shooter, poor steal rate, seldom gets to the line. Overrated. Will likely stay in school.
10. Ennis, MCW 2.0? I say, better. He can $hoot better than MCW and can handle pressure
I like him. One of the better steal rates in the nation (4.7%). Can make 3s (.400) but only takes 2.6/game. Is a great ball handler with an excellent Assist and TO rates. Is not a true freshman (a year older than his class), but still a safe pick for some team this summer.
Has great tools (length, shotblocking), but is built like a 3 and can't shoot. Ball handling is a problem. The team that takes him will need to take time to develop his skills. A tweener. Poor steal rate doesn't help.
A liability on offense. Has sickle-cell trait. Has struggled in 4 of last 5 games. Minutes have been down at that time. How will he hold up in an 82-game RS, not to mention playoffs? Would be useful to a contending team as a 15min/g backup.
Adreian Payne is a senior and has little or no upside. Has been hurt and missed the team's last 6 games. Can block shots and can make 3s. Can be a solid stretch 4.
Doug McDermott is another senior with little upside. Looks to be a 3pt specialist in the NBA. Not a bad thing.
Gary Harris' poor 3 pt shooting has raised flags. A tweener guard.
obviously subject to change but that's it for now.
really falling for Embiid, real good player. would love to see he or Parker in Celtic Green
Don't sell Wiggins short. He had a poor start, but has been playing better than Parker lately. Wiggins has shown he can make threes and can create his own offense. Because both are true freshmen, both players have more upside than Paul Pierce had when he came out after his Junior year. Along with Embiid, either player can help the Cs turn the corner.
Overall a good list.
There are some players that should be included in your list:
Nik Stauskas, PG, Michigan: Has become a playmaker in his sophomore year. Elite 3pt shooter. Has improved his FT/g from 2.9 to 7.0. .800+ FT%. If his steal rate were better, he would be a lottery pick.
Kyle Anderson, G-F, UCLA: Magic Johnson? He's 6-9 230 and has elite playmaking skills. Has a good steal rate. Would like to see him get to the line more. Intriguing player. Could be special. I'd like to see the Cs get him with their 2nd #1. Doesn't attempt many 3s. Sophomore.
Jordan Adams, SG, UCLA: Elite steal rate, decent 3pt shooter. Gets to the line. Very underrated player. Sophomore.
Zach LaVine, SG UCLA: Good steal rate and good 3pt shooter. Has undeveloped PG skills. Is a freshman.