Thabeet could thrive in right situation
A potential top-five pick, Hasheem Thabeet has more going for him than just his height
LOS ANGELES -- UConn big man Hasheem Thabeet is one of the most polarizing players in the draft.
NBA scouts and executives either love him or hate him as a prospect. The majority are enamored with Thabeet's size, mobility and elite shot-blocking ability. They see a player who could instantly make a difference on the defensive end of the floor and think he should be a top-five pick in the draft. A few even have him ranked as high as No. 2 on their draft boards.
A smaller group ...
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