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Josh Harrellson
Round 2, Pick 45
Position: C
Class: Junior
School: Kentucky
Conference: Southeastern
HT: 6'10"
WT: 275
Biography: Harrellson was a little-used backup center on Kentucky's 2009-10 team which made a run to the regional final. With the Wildcats having a multitude of players leave early following that season, Harrellson was thrust into action as a senior and helped Kentucky reach the Final Four. Whether or not his surprising season will do much to help his draft stock remains to be seen. Many believe this draft lacks major talent at the center position, meaning Harrellson has an outside chance of being drafted in the second round. He averaged nearly 13 points and nine rebounds in the NCAA tournament, but he lacks the strength most scouts seek in an NBA center. Harrellson has a big frame but limited muscle. He'll need to work on his build if he wants to compete at the next level. Harrellson used the offseason to improve his conditioning, which hindered him during previous seasons. Due to being in better shape, Harrellson was able to play the minutes Kentucky coaches expected of him. He lacks the physicality to match up with NBA centers and must continue to get stronger. Harrellson's lack of any mid-range game also will hurt his chances of slipping into the draft. If he's selected, it will be a low-risk pick to attempt to get Harrellson into NBA shape.

Bob Rosato
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2010 Statistics
PPG FG% RPG APG FT%
7.6 61.1 8.7 0.8 58.9
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