I know I just made a post about how we need to draft Josh Jackson, but I have changed my mind. I now stand in favor of drafting Harry Giles. He has the potential to be a Deandre Jordan Type rebounder, which would do wonders for our team. He is a versatility defender who can guard the perimeter and protect the rim. He has shown flashes on offense with his post hooks and runners. He is a very good athlete, can finish above the rim, and has a decent mid range jumper. He has great size at 6'11 with a 7'3 wingspan. Watching him rebound with his long body and nose for the ball send shivers of excitement down my spine. I can only imagine how good our team could be with a guy like Giles. Even with all of his injuries I would still take a chance on him, given his insane talent and upside.
Here is his scouting video:
If the medical staff clears him and Danny drafts him, I'll be happy. I wouldn't want to be the GM that ends up picking him, though, because if his injuries end his career, they'll end yours, too. It's an Embiid or Oden level risk
Definitely a risk. If he can comes back healthy and plays well for Duke that could go a long way in convincing me he's worth it. But now there's talk that maybe he won't play this season. That would make him a pretty scary pick.
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