Every year a large number of high level prospects hit the hardwood at various NY2LA Sports platforms and make lots of positive noise in the process at the middle school and high school levels. As times moves forward they continue to progress with some eventually making their way into college and at times the NBA. Here’s a look at five making their presence felt early in the 2016-2017 NBA campaign…
Note – Listed in Alphabetical Order
BRADLEY BEAL - SG - WASHINGTON WIZARDS (ST. LOUIS EAGLES)
Selected in the first round of the 2012 NBA draft, Beal is having arguably his best season so far averaging a career high 21.5 ppg along with 3.1 rpg and 2.9 apg while shooting 44.5 percent from the field for the Wizards who are 6-13 on the season.
EMMANUEL MUDIAY - PG - DENVER NUGGETS (TEXAS SELECT)
Selected in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft, Mudiay is averaging 13.4 ppg, 4.4 rpg, and 4.0 apg in his sophomore campaign while playing close to 31 minutes a contest for the Nuggets who are 7-14 so far this season.
JABARI PARKER - F - MILWAUKEE BUCKS (MAC IRVIN FIRE)
Selected in the first round of the 2014 NBA Draft, Parker is having his finest season to date averaging 18.8 ppg, 6 rpg, and 2.2 apg while shooting 46.3 percent from the field for the Bucks who sit at 10-9 on the year.
KARL-ANTHONY TOWNS - C - MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES (SPORTS U TEAM IZOD)
Drafted with the 1st pick in the 2015 draft, Towns is averaging 22.6 ppg, 10.2 rpg, 2.3 apg, and 1.5 bpg for the Timberwolves who are 6-14 on the year.
MYLES TURNER - C - INDIANA PACERS (TEXAS SELECT)
Drafted in the 1st round of the 2015 draft, Turner is averaging 14.4 ppg, 7.4 rpg, and 2.3 bpg while shooting 52.7 percent from the field for the Pacers who sit at 10-11 on the season.