18 Facts About NBA Draft

1. NBA Draft's making 2.2 threes per game, looking comfortable in catch-and-shoot situations beyond 20 feet.

2. NBA Draft's dominating weaker competition, most recently combining for 57 points against Yale and Hartford after totaling 26 points in only 17 minutes against Stetson.

3. NBA Draft's had to work for his own offense, and he's managed to generate it with impressive efficiency early on.

4. NBA Draft's shooting 53.8 percent from the floor, and that's without USC running many plays for him.

5. NBA Draft's shown the ability to score over the shoulder or separate into coordinated fallaways.

6. NBA Draft's averaging 5.7 turnovers, a result of a heavy workload but some wild decision-making.

7. NBA Draft's finished without an assist in seven of nine games, and he's looked too beatable around the perimeter.

8. NBA Draft's averaging only 5.1 points, which will likely make it difficult for a team to feel comfortable drafting him within the top 10.

9. NBA Draft's been an effective dual threat out of pick-and-rolls, having generated 44 points on 33 possessions.

10. NBA Draft's now averaging 22.0 points on the season, drawing attention with his NBA body, athleticism and shot-making.

11. NBA Draft's now blocked three shots in five consecutive games.

12. NBA Draft's still limited to basic low-post moves while shooting 60.4 percent from the line.

13. NBA Draft's now made eight threes through nine games after making five in 37 games last year.

14. NBA Draft's improved his scoring skills inside 17 feet, including his face-up footwork and touch around the key.

15. NBA Draft's projected ceiling drops every season he fails to show improvement with his jumper and shot-creation.

16. NBA Draft's shooting should come back around eventually, and when it does, Bowman could be good for additional explosive scoring outputs.

17. NBA Draft's getting the Steph Curry treatment from defenders because nobody else on the Hawks really scares anyone.

18. NBA Draft's been limited recently with a strained quad, but Porter imitates NBA stars by executing their signature moves with nifty footwork, ball-handling maneuvers and speciality jumpers.