#ThunderRank – A look at the top 17 players for the Thunder and how their seasons might shake out
Think back to the 2013 NBA Draft. When you finally got around to looking at YouTube and Draft Express videos on Andre Roberson, what were your first thoughts? I didn’t know what to think of him. He was a 6’7″ power forward with a 6’11” wingspan, a rail-thin body, and was 2nd in all of Division I in rebounding. That combination of characteristics is not something you see often. And to top it off, the rumor was that the Oklahoma City Thunder were going to use him as a wing defender, and the likely heir to the Thabo Sefolosha throne of perimeter defense and questionable outside shooting.
At first I thought he could be a Shawn Marion-type. Someone that could vacillate between the interior and perimeter on both ends of the floor. But early in his career, there were questions about whether Roberson would even be able to play against the better defensive teams in the league. Keep Reading…