James Young could push lottery

On Thursday, Kentucky's James Young announced that he will enter the 2014 NBA draft. To help readers get to know top NBA draft prospects, Insider offers a 360-degree look at many of them in a scouting report featuring three expert perspectives: Kevin Pelton (analytics), Amin Elhassan (scouting) and Chad Ford (NBA front offices).

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Chad Ford's Top 100: No. 15
Strengths: Shooting, TO%, PF%
Weaknesses: 2-point%, Rebound%, Assist%, Steal%, Block%
WARP projection: 0.8 (29th among top 100)
Comparables: Tobias Harris (91.9), Bradley Beal (89.8), Luol Deng (88.7), Maurice Harkless (88.5)