The “Chip on his Shoulder” that Most NBA GMs Ignore

Looking historically at the NBA Draft, there are oodles of lottery picks that haven’t worked out. Every year, sports analysts and draft experts claim that so and so is the next LeBron or so and so is the next Alex Caruso. In reality, it’s pretty difficult to tell if someone will actually be a star. And a lot of the time, a draft pick, even a lottery pick, can be a complete gamble. Think about it, you’re taking a 19 year old kid with “potential” and basically hoping that he can develop into the next big thing. It’s a total crap shoot. And that’s why we hear so many…