So being the fantasy genius that I am, I drafted UConn’s own Andre Drummond this year and obviously he is putting up absurd numbers just about 14 points and 13 rebounds per with almost 3 steals and 3 blocks sprinkled in there. All-Star Center numbers no questions asked. Not to mention I got him in the SIXTH ROUND. It’s only a matter of time before Drummond gives somebody the DeAndre Jordan on Brendan Knight treatment.
Just as a reminder, Woody drafted Tyreke Evans and Roy Hibbert in the two previous rounds before Drummond and needless to say neither of them are putting up anything remotely close to what Andre is doing. It is mind boggling that Hasheem Thabeet was the 2nd overall pick in the draft and can’t even get on the floor while Andre just needed one year to get his feet wet and now he is ready to dominate the league. If he can develop any sort of outside shot it’s a wrap.
People may not realize the Drummond was 6’6” literally 5 years ago. He played the majority of his life as a guard. I remember when he came to UConn for an unofficial visit and he was legitimately a guard. He could handle the ball and he could even shoot a little. Then he grew 5 inches in a year and it seems like his hands may be just a bit too big to shoot the way he wants to but he can definitely improve. When he was at UConn it was well documented that he was the fastest guy on the team from end to end. That’s with Kemba Walker on his team. His strides are so long and he is so explosive that the sky is literally the limit for him. He reminds me of Shaq when Shaq was in college. That sounds absurd but if Andre was at UConn right now he would literally be averaging 20 an 20 no doubt about it.
Andre Drummond will have better numbers over the next 5 years than Dwight Howard. You heard it here first.