NBA Draft: Buying or selling the top 10 prospects as future stars

NBA Draft prospect Keon Johnson (John Reed-USA TODAY Sports)
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NBA Draft prospect Scottie Barnes (Nell Redmond-USA TODAY Sports) /

NBA Draft prospect: Scottie Barnes, Florida State

Scottie Barnes has great size (at 6-foot-9 with a 7-foot-plus wingspan) for a prospect that may not be entering the NBA with a set position. He has the potential to be an elite defender but still has obstacles that he needs to clear on the offensive end.

While you can love Barnes’ versatility on one of the floor, he at times looks lost on the other end and struggles offensive in stretches. With the amount of size and potential that he posses, his struggles on the offensive end could be a bit frustrating to watch.

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Nevertheless, there is enough in Barnes’ game to like that I believe he will be a really good player and potentially a star. Again, like many other prospects on this list, he needs to fall to the right team and situation. Barnes needs time to develop and likely won’t be a huge contributor right away.

Star potential: Buy