Former North Carolina star Brandon Wright could find himself headed back to his native Tennessee later this week. The Memphis Grizzlies would probably jump at the chance to select the forward. Rivals.com NBA Draft partner draftexpress.com breaks down the Grizzlies and the rest of the Southwest...[details]
Strengths: Covile shows the proper shooting mechanics for a big man in the NBA, with a high release point and range to about 20 feet with good accuracy. He also shows decent tools from the post and fills the lanes well on the fast break. A strong rebounder, Covile has a good basketball IQ and a nice overall feel for the game.
Weaknesses: Covile has the game of a center, and he lacks the ideal size for a power forward in the NBA. He could certainly stand to improve athletically. Working on his explosiveness around the rim will be important for him at the next level.
Outlook: Covile was far under the radar until his strong performances at the Portsmouth Invitational and Orlando Pre-Draft Camp. He will have to continue to work on his body, but he has an outside chance of hearing his name on draft night.
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