There are a number of NBA players who don't have the prototypical size to match their natural positional skill set, but there are many more talented players who never got a chance because of that fatal "tweener" moniker. David Thorpe examines why.
Fans watching the lottery should pay attention to which team lands the fourth pick and which ends up fifth. There's a big drop-off between those two spots, so this draft's intrigue starts at No. 5. David Thorpe breaks down the players available there.
David Thorpe studies the film of Cole Aldrich, Solomon Alabi and Dexter Pittman to see what the big men can bring to an NBA roster. Each could help a team, but none appears close to being a star, and maybe not even a consistent starter.