Best Draft Prospects: Center

Andre Drummond
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Andre Drummond

UConn freshman (7-0, 279 pounds)

(Note: Most heights and weights are from the draft combine, with fractions rounded up. For the complete list of official measurements, click here.)

One NBA front-office man described him as a "project" after a season in which Drummond was inconsistent during the Huskies' disappointing title defense, which ended with his two-point, three-rebound performance in a first-round loss to Iowa State in the NCAA tournament. But the combination of his size and elite athleticism has teams wondering if he could become a hybrid of the Lakers' Andrew Bynum and the Magic's Dwight Howard. Like both players, he is a force on defense at a young age but has a long way to go offensively. Drummond, a potential top-five pick, can run the floor like a guard, he's a natural passer and he can step out for mid-range jumpers.

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