Had Memphis sophomore forward Adonis Thomas made the decision the leave school after his freshman season, the 6-foot-7 wing could have had the potential to be taken in the first round. Thomas came back to Memphis for his sophomore season, but his numbers and production was nothing special. Now, the Memphis product is looking like a late second round pick after making the decision to declare for the 2013 NBA Draft.
Thomas has had tons of hype ever since arriving at Memphis, but his on-the-court production just simply has not stacked up to that potential. Thomas has great size for the small forward position, but his outside game is borderline shaky to say the least. This puts Thomas in a pickle in terms of playing either the 3 or 4 position on the court. Thomas is athletic and he can get out and run, so there’s a good chance that his game could translate better to the NBA’s style of playing, but that is a wait and see scenario.
Thomas should be drafted, but probably not until the latter half of the second round.
Draft Projection: Mid-to-Late Second Round
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