The NBA Draft Blog review of the NBA off-season continues with a trip to the ATL. Jordan Craword parlayed his well-known Summer camp dunk over Lebron James into a stellar sophomore season at Xavier and became the Atlanta Hawks first round pick (in a swap for picks Damion James and Tibor Pleiss.) Does Crawford have what it takes to make in impact in Atlanta this season.
Off-season Recap –
Josh Childress – SF – Trade to
Josh Powell – F- Free Agent from
Free Agents Re-Signed
Joe Johnson – F
Jason Collins - C
Draft Picks & Other Rookie Signings
1st Round – Jordan Crawford – G - Xavier (#27, from
2nd round – Pape Sy – F –
Draft Pick & Rookie Outlook (Based on Roster as of 8/6/10)
Any chance that Jordan Crawford had of starting his rookie season as the team’s shooting guard was effectively washed away with the re-signing of Joe Johnson to a max deal. A close look at Crawford’s game in
I will be surprised if Pape Sy ever plays a NBA minute, let alone a roster.
One player I liked from their Vegas squad who should be given a shot at the roster this fall is Alade Aminu, who showed improved toughness and a good mid-range jumper. If given the chance, he could be a nice role player.
Make sure to check back tomorrow for a look at the Wizards’ off-season review.