If you don't know much about Baylor's Perry Jones, you need to start paying attention. He's quite the enigma in a draft class loaded with talent and future all-stars, a high-risk high-reward player who, in my opinion, has the potential to be a top-three level talent. At 6-foot-11, 235 pounds, he not only possesses the size and athleticism to match-up with the 3, 4, and even 5 spot in the NBA, but also has the ball-handling and court awareness of a guard.
With all these positives, what makes him such a gamble? It's a familiar story, one we've heard about numerous athletes who possess innate talent and ability- his lack of assertiveness, toughness and consistency has