Opinions on the importance of measurements vary greatly, as they are just one piece to the puzzle that determines whether a player will end up being successful. Measurements are still widely anticipated both by NBA draft fans and talent evaluators because they present a completely objective way of comparing prospects.
After conducting a very informative practice on Thursday, the players scrimmaged on Friday and then participated in the actual game on Sunday, giving us two additional opportunities to evaluate the 24 prospects in attendance. We also were able to take in a fairly interesting game featuring many of the top prospects in the 1993 international class.
Continuing our coverage from the U18 European Championships, the quarterfinals round is history and the semifinal slate is already set. Joining the early surprise of seeing Russia out of this round, now Serbia and Montenegro has joined them as another fallen title candidate, although still having the possibility of redemption looking for 5th place in the last days of the tournament that would qualify them for the next year?s World Junior Championships.