Re-Drafting The Top-Heavy 2010 NBA Draft

30. Washington Wizards (to MIN) — Jeremy Evans

Original Spot For Evans: 55th Overall (Jazz)
Original 30th Pick: Lazar Hayward

The springy forward made a name for himself by winning the 2012 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Evans was thought to have a ton of upside because of his elite athleticism. He could leap with the very best, and showcased that on some superhuman rebounds during his brief career in the league. However, he never quite developed his other skills as a player. After stints in Utah and Dallas, Evans was out of the league by 2016. He currently plays for BC Khimki of the EuroLeague.

29. Orlando Magic — Jordan Crawford

Original Spot For Crawford: 27th Overall (Nets to Hawks)
Original 29th Pick: Daniel Orton

Crawford was a scoring machine for a good Xavier team that made it all the way to the Sweet 16 in the 2010 NCAA Tournament. His NBA career started off a bit shaky (traded twice during his rookie season), but he eventually settled in with the Wizards. Crawford played well for Washington during a three-year span, averaging 14.5 PPG and 3.4 APG over 133 games with the team. He went overseas and played in China for two years and has since returned to play spot minutes for the Pelicans over the past two seasons.

28. Memphis Grizzlies — Boban Marjanović

Original Spot For Marjanović: Undrafted
Original 28th Pick: Greivis Vásquez

The 7’3” Serbian beast continued playing overseas after he went undrafted in 2010. He finally made the leap to the states in 2015, signing with Gregg Popovich and the San Antonio Spurs. Possessing a deep frontcourt filled with veteran players, it was difficult for Popovich to find any playing time for the 27-year old rookie. However, when Boban hit the floor, he made his minutes count.

Averaging just 9.4 minutes per game, Boban put up pretty remarkable numbers of 5.5 PPG and 3.6 RPG. Projected over 36 minutes, Marjanović would have been averaging 21.0 PPG and 13.7 RPG. Knowing how difficult it would be to crack the rotation, Marjanović signed with the Pistons the following offseason where he has spent the past two years.

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