Originally Posted by kurt_rambis
playing devil's advocate, why not take a chance on a huge, athletic center? it was the late first round, not like there was a ton of talent left on the board. he might develop into a good rebounder who can bang with dudes down low
pretty much this. If they can get a 10-15 solid minutes a night from him where he's hustling, banging down low, rebounding, etc, than it's a good pick.
Unless you get lucky and draft a gem most of those guys around that pick aren't going to be anything special. No sleep will be lost.