DraftExpress 2010 NBA Draft Positional Rankings Released
by: Jonathan Givony - President
June 1, 2010
DraftExpress ranks the top 120 players in this draft by position, using our own personal criteria.

Disclaimer: These rankings are based off where we feel players SHOULD be picked, not where we think they WILL be picked. These rankings will likely change over the next 3 and a half weeks leading up to the draft, so check back on our rankings menu drop-down or by following the links below.

How does this draft class stack up with previous years from a positional standpoint? Find out right here.

Point Guards

http://www.draftexpress.com/rankings/2010-Point-Guards

The shallowest group of point guards we've seen in quite some time, its entirely possible that only a single point guard will be picked in the first round. As we learned in the 2006 NBA Draft, where there wasn't a single point guard taken until the 21st pick, teams won't necessarily reach for a player just because he plays a certain position.

It should be noted that many of the players currently slated in the shooting guard ranking list could very well end up making their living at the point, especially in the more wide-open and increasingly position-less basketball we find in today's NBA.


1 John Wall PG
19 years old, 6' 4" 195lbs.
Kentucky

2 Jerome Randle PG
23 years old, 5' 10" 160lbs.
California

3 Eric Bledsoe PG/SG
19 years old, 6' 1" 190lbs.
Kentucky

4 Mikhail Torrance PG/SG
21 years old, 6' 5" 210lbs.
Alabama

5 Alexey Shved PG
21 years old, 6' 5" 161lbs.
Dynamo Moscow

6 Armon Johnson PG/SG
21 years old, 6' 3" 195lbs.
Nevada

7 Greivis Vasquez PG/SG
23 years old, 6' 5" 195lbs.
Maryland

8 Sherron Collins PG
23 years old, 5' 11" 190lbs.
Kansas

9 Ben Uzoh PG/SG
22 years old, 6' 3" 200lbs.
Tulsa

10 Stefan Markovic PG
22 years old, 6' 5"
KK Hemofarm

11 Matt Bouldin PG/SG
22 years old, 6' 5" 214lbs.
Gonzaga

12 Dee Bost PG
20 years old, 6' 2" 170lbs.
Mississippi St.

13 A.J. Slaughter PG/SG
22 years old, 6' 3" 180lbs.
Western Kentucky

14 Scottie Reynolds PG
22 years old, 6' 2" 195lbs.
Villanova

15 Jeremy Wise PG
23 years old, 6' 2" 165lbs.
Southern Miss

16 Devan Downey PG
22 years old, 5' 9" 170lbs.
South Carolina

17 Courtney Fortson PG
22 years old, 5' 11" 175lbs.
Arkansas

18 Tommy Mason-Griffin PG
5' 11" 170lbs.
Oklahoma

19 Nemanja Gordic PG
21 years old, 6' 4" 180lbs.
KK Buducnost Podgorica

20 Ishmael Smith PG
21 years old, 5' 11" 155lbs.
Wake Forest

Shooting Guards:

http://www.draftexpress.com/rankings/2010-Shooting-Guards

For the sake of this ranking list, we consider shooting guards to be shot-creating ball-handling types or those who are just too small to see much time at the 3. Off-ball players like Xavier Henry or James Anderson, who could very well end up playing significant minutes at the 2, can be found on the small forward list.

1 Evan Turner SG/SF
21 years old, 6' 7" 205lbs.
Ohio State

2 Elliot Williams SG
20 years old, 6' 4" 175lbs.
Memphis

3 Dominique Jones PG/SG
21 years old, 6' 4" 205lbs.
South Florida

4 Avery Bradley PG/SG
19 years old, 6' 3" 180lbs.
Texas

5 Willie Warren SG
20 years old, 6' 4" 200lbs.
Oklahoma

6 Jordan Crawford SG
21 years old, 6' 4" 195lbs.
Xavier

7 Terrico White PG/SG
20 years old, 6' 5" 211lbs.
Mississippi

8 Sylven Landesberg SG
20 years old, 6' 6" 185lbs.
Virginia

9 Aubrey Coleman SG
22 years old, 6' 4" 200lbs.
Houston

10 Lance Stephenson SG
19 years old, 6' 5" 200lbs.
Cincinnati

11 Manny Harris SG
20 years old, 6' 5" 170lbs.
Michigan

12 Jon Scheyer SG
22 years old, 6' 5" 180lbs.
Duke

13 Pietro Aradori SG
21 years old, 6' 4" 210lbs.
Angelico Biella

14 Jerome Dyson PG/SG
23 years old, 6' 3" 180lbs.
Connecticut

15 Andy Rautins SG
23 years old, 6' 4" 195lbs.
Syracuse

16 Jeremy Lin SG
21 years old, 6' 3" 200lbs.
Harvard

17 Osiris Eldridge SG
21 years old, 6' 3" 190lbs.
Illinois State

18 Eniel Polynice SG
22 years old, 6' 5" 222lbs.
Mississippi

19 Patrick Christopher SG
21 years old, 6' 5" 215lbs.
California

20 Edwin Jackson SG
20 years old, 6' 3"
Rouen

Small Forwards:

http://www.draftexpress.com/rankings/2010-Small-Forwards

A real mixed bag of different styles and athletic profiles, the small forward position varies dramatically from team to team in today's NBA, making this a difficult list to categorize. Here you'll find the very en vogue combo forwards, the traditional off-ball swingmen and the point forward-types.

1 Al-Farouq Aminu SF/PF
19 years old, 6' 8" 210lbs.
Wake Forest

2 Wesley Johnson SF
22 years old, 6' 7" 195lbs.
Syracuse

3 Paul George SF
20 years old, 6' 9" 185lbs.
Fresno State

4 Xavier Henry SG/SF
19 years old, 6' 6" 210lbs.
Kansas

5 Luke Babbitt SF
20 years old, 6' 9" 215lbs.
Nevada

6 Damion James SF/PF
22 years old, 6' 7" 225lbs.
Texas

7 Stanley Robinson SF/PF
21 years old, 6' 9" 225lbs.
Connecticut

8 James Anderson SG/SF
21 years old, 6' 6" 195lbs.
Oklahoma State

9 Gordon Hayward SF
20 years old, 6' 8" 200lbs.
Butler

10 Quincy Pondexter SF
22 years old, 6' 6" 220lbs.
Washington

11 Devin Ebanks SF/PF
20 years old, 6' 8" 205lbs.
West Virginia

12 Lazar Hayward SF
23 years old, 6' 6" 225lbs.
Marquette

13 Darington Hobson SF
22 years old, 6' 7" 205lbs.
New Mexico

14 Da'Sean Butler SF
22 years old, 6' 7" 205lbs.
West Virginia

15 Robin Benzing SF
21 years old, 6' 10" 210lbs.
ratiopharm Ulm

16 Bojan Bogdanovic SF
21 years old, 6' 7"
Cibona VIP Zagreb

17 Marqus Blakely SF/PF
21 years old, 6' 5" 220lbs.
Vermont

18 Nemanja Bjelica SF
22 years old, 6' 10" 210lbs.
BC Red Star Belgrade

19 Vladimir Dasic SF
22 years old, 6' 9" 225lbs.
Real Madrid

20 Tyler Smith SF
23 years old, 6' 7" 210lbs.
Tennessee

21 Mindaugas Kuzminskas SF
20 years old, 6' 9" 216lbs.
Siauliai

22 Tyren Johnson SF/PF
21 years old, 6' 8" 204lbs.
Louisiana Lafayette

23 Edwin Ubiles SF
23 years old, 6' 6" 199lbs.
Siena

24 Ryan Thompson SG/SF
21 years old, 6' 6" 210lbs.
Rider

25 Elijah Millsap SF
22 years old, 6' 6" 210lbs.
UAB

26 Xavi Rabaseda SG/SF
21 years old, 6' 7" 205lbs.
Regal FC Barcelona

27 Marquis Gilstrap SF
22 years old, 6' 7" 215lbs.
Iowa State

28 Rudy Jomby SG/SF
22 years old, 6' 6" 210lbs.
Le Havre

29 Marko Keselj SF/PF
22 years old, 6' 10"
BC Red Star Belgrade

30 Kevin Palmer SF
22 years old, 6' 6" 205lbs.
TX A&M Corpus Christi

Power Forwards:

http://www.draftexpress.com/rankings/2010-Power-Forwards

Another mixed bag of different styles and physical statures, these players will either see minutes at the 4-spot in the NBA due to their offensive and defensive versatility or because of size/strength concerns. Some of them (like Favors) have the physical attributes to see significant minutes at the 5 in small-ball lineups, while others are a good fit here because of their ability to spread the floor playing facing the basket.

1 Derrick Favors PF/C
18 years old, 6' 10" 246lbs.
Georgia Tech

2 Patrick Patterson PF
21 years old, 6' 8" 223lbs.
Kentucky

3 Ekpe Udoh PF/C
23 years old, 6' 10" 240lbs.
Baylor

4 Ed Davis PF
20 years old, 6' 9" 215lbs.
North Carolina

5 Donatas Motiejunas PF/C
19 years old, 7' 0" 215lbs.
Benetton Treviso

6 Larry Sanders PF/C
21 years old, 6' 11" 205lbs.
VCU

7 Charles Garcia PF
21 years old, 6' 10" 230lbs.
Seattle University

8 Gani Lawal PF
21 years old, 6' 9" 233lbs.
Georgia Tech

9 Pablo Aguilar PF
21 years old, 6' 8" 210lbs.
CB Granada

10 Jarvis Varnado PF
22 years old, 6' 9" 210lbs.
Mississippi St.

11 Craig Brackins PF
22 years old, 6' 10" 230lbs.
Iowa State

12 Trevor Booker PF
22 years old, 6' 7" 215lbs.
Clemson

13 Latavious Williams PF
21 years old, 6' 8" 190lbs.
Tulsa 66ers

14 Tiny Gallon PF
6' 8" 320lbs.
Oklahoma

15 Luke Harangody PF
22 years old, 6' 8" 251lbs.
Notre Dame

16 Samardo Samuels PF
21 years old, 6' 8" 240lbs.
Louisville

17 Dwayne Collins PF/C
22 years old, 6' 8" 232lbs.
Miami, FL

18 Ludovic Vaty PF
21 years old, 6' 9" 210lbs.
Entente Orleans 45

19 Deon Thompson PF
21 years old, 6' 8" 245lbs.
North Carolina

20 Wayne Chism PF
22 years old, 6' 9" 245lbs.
Tennessee

21 Magnum Rolle PF
24 years old, 6' 10" 200lbs.
Louisiana Tech

22 Michael Washington PF
23 years old, 6' 10" 224lbs.
Arkansas

23 Tim Ohlbrecht PF
21 years old, 6' 11" 220lbs.
Brose Baskets Bamberg

24 Gavin Edwards PF
22 years old, 6' 9" 220lbs.
Connecticut

25 Artem Zabelin PF
22 years old, 7' 1" 200lbs.
CSKA Moscow

Centers:

http://www.draftexpress.com/rankings/2010-Centers

Players here have the type of size that makes them ideal fits to play in the post and especially guard opposing centers, while others simply lack the offensive or defensive versatility to see time playing anywhere else. Either way, this is an incredibly deep and talented group, and will probably cause the biggest run on centers in the first round seen since 2000.

1 DeMarcus Cousins C
19 years old, 6' 11" 270lbs.
Kentucky

2 Cole Aldrich C
21 years old, 6' 11" 250lbs.
Kansas

3 Greg Monroe PF/C
19 years old, 6' 11" 240lbs.
Georgetown

4 Daniel Orton C
19 years old, 6' 10" 260lbs.
Kentucky

5 Kevin Seraphin PF/C
20 years old, 6' 10" 258lbs.
Cholet

6 Hassan Whiteside PF/C
20 years old, 7' 0" 235lbs.
Marshall

7 Solomon Alabi C
22 years old, 7' 1" 251lbs.
Florida State

8 Miroslav Raduljica C
22 years old, 7' 0" 230lbs.
KK FMP Zeleznik

9 Brian Zoubek C
22 years old, 7' 1" 250lbs.
Duke

10 Paulao Prestes C
22 years old, 6' 10" 265lbs.
CB Murcia

11 Artsiom Parakhouski C
22 years old, 6' 11" 260lbs.
Radford

12 Jerome Jordan C
23 years old, 7' 0" 235lbs.
Tulsa

13 Dexter Pittman C
22 years old, 6' 10" 310lbs.
Texas

14 Derrick Caracter PF/C
22 years old, 6' 10" 265lbs.
UTEP

15 Tibor Pleiss C
20 years old, 7' 0" 220lbs.
Köln 99ers

16 Andrew Ogilvy C
21 years old, 7' 0" 240lbs.
Vanderbilt

17 Ryan Richards PF/C
19 years old, 6' 11" 225lbs.
Kalise Gran Canaria

18 Hamady N'Diaye C
23 years old, 6' 11" 225lbs.
Rutgers

19 Mac Koshwal PF/C
6' 10" 240lbs.
DePaul

20 Omar Samhan C
21 years old, 6' 11" 265lbs.
Saint Mary's

21 Boban Marjanovic C
21 years old, 7' 3"
KK Hemofarm

22 Jeff Foote C
22 years old, 7' 0" 265lbs.
Cornell

23 Arinze Onuaku PF/C
22 years old, 6' 9" 258lbs.
Syracuse

24 David Weaver C
22 years old, 6' 11" 240lbs.
Wake Forest

25 Bangaly Fofana PF/C
20 years old, 6' 11" 230lbs.
ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne
 


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John Wall
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 196 lbs.
Birthday: 09/06/1990
25 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Word of God Christian
Previous Team: Wizards , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #1 in 2010 Draft
by the Wizards
Positions:
Current: PG,
NBA: PG,
Possible: PG
Quick Stats:
19.9 Pts, 4.9 Rebs, 10.3 Asts


Jerome Randle
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 169 lbs.
Birthday: 05/21/1987
29 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Hales Franciscan
Previous Team: Zalgiris , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PG,
NBA: PG,
Possible: PG
Quick Stats:
11.6 Pts, 2.1 Rebs, 3.8 Asts


Eric Bledsoe
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 192 lbs.
Birthday: 12/09/1989
26 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Parker
Previous Team: Suns , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #18 in 2010 Draft
by the Thunder
Positions:
Current: PG/SG,
NBA: PG/SG,
Possible: PG/SG
Quick Stats:
20.4 Pts, 4.0 Rebs, 6.1 Asts


Mikhail Torrance
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 209 lbs.
Birthday: 09/30/1988
27 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Mary Montgomery
Previous Team: Alabama , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PG/SG,
NBA: PG/SG,
Possible: PG/SG
Quick Stats:
13.1 Pts, 3.2 Rebs, 2.5 Asts


Alexey Shved
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 175 lbs.
Birthday: 12/16/1988
27 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Previous Team: Khimki , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PG/SG,
NBA: PG,
Possible: PG/SG
Quick Stats:
17.0 Pts, 3.0 Rebs, 4.6 Asts


Armon Johnson
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 195 lbs.
Birthday: 02/23/1989
27 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Hug
Previous Team: Austin , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 2, Pick #4 in 2010 Draft
by the Trailblazers
Positions:
Current: PG/SG,
NBA: PG/SG,
Possible: PG
Quick Stats:
4.6 Pts, 1.0 Rebs, 2.2 Asts


Greivis Vasquez
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 6"
Weight: 211 lbs.
Birthday: 01/16/1987
29 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Montrose Christian
Previous Team: Bucks , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #28 in 2010 Draft
by the Grizzlies
Positions:
Current: PG/SG,
NBA: PG/SG,
Possible: SG
Quick Stats:
5.5 Pts, 2.0 Rebs, 4.0 Asts


Sherron Collins
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 217 lbs.
Birthday: 03/18/1987
29 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Crane Tech
Previous Team: Tex Legends , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PG,
NBA: PG,
Possible:
Quick Stats:
2.5 Pts, 0.0 Rebs, 0.5 Asts


Ben Uzoh
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 196 lbs.
Birthday: 03/18/1988
28 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Warren
Previous Team: Tulsa , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PG/SG,
NBA: PG/SG,
Possible: PG/SG
Quick Stats:
8.3 Pts, 3.1 Rebs, 3.0 Asts


Stefan Markovic
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 215 lbs.
Birthday: 04/25/1988
28 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Previous Team: Malaga , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PG/SG,
NBA: PG,
Possible: PG/SG
Quick Stats:
5.0 Pts, 1.8 Rebs, 3.0 Asts


Matt Bouldin
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 224 lbs.
Birthday: 01/07/1988
28 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Thunder Ridge
Previous Team: LG Sakers , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PG/SG,
NBA: PG/SG,
Possible: PG
Quick Stats:
5.8 Pts, 0.9 Rebs, 1.2 Asts


Dee Bost
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 174 lbs.
Birthday: 10/12/1989
26 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Hargrave Military Academy
Previous Team: Zastal , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PG,
NBA: PG,
Possible: PG
Quick Stats:
10.1 Pts, 2.5 Rebs, 3.9 Asts


A.J. Slaughter
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 174 lbs.
Birthday: 08/03/1987
28 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Shelby County
Previous Team: Banvit , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PG/SG,
NBA: PG/SG,
Possible: PG/SG
Quick Stats:
12.3 Pts, 2.1 Rebs, 3.4 Asts


Scottie Reynolds
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 195 lbs.
Birthday: 10/10/1987
28 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Herndon
Previous Team: Hapoel Holon , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PG/SG,
NBA: PG,
Possible:
Quick Stats:
9.1 Pts, 3.2 Rebs, 4.3 Asts