Despite not yet playing in a game, top NBA draft picks John Wall and Evan Turner are the 16th and 22nd most-talked about players in the league, respectively.
The surprisingly high debut rankings for the #1 and 2 draft picks are due to a number of factors, including: the amount of media attention surrounding the draft, their internet buzz, and the fact that they are projected to have an immediate impact in their rookie seasons.
Other notable Power Grid debuts as a result of last night’s draft: DeMarcus Cousins (#30), Derrick Favors (#43), Wesley Johnson (#61), and Greg Monroe (#66).
Here’s the list of the top ten picks, with links to their debut power ranking among NBA Players:
#1. John Wall, Washington Wizards
#2. Evan Turner, Philadlephia 76ers
#3. Derrick Favors, New Jersey Nets
#4. Wesley Johnson, Minnesota Timberwolves
#5. DeMarcus Cousins, Sacramento Kings
#6. Ekpe Udoh, Golden State Warriors
#7 Greg Monroe, Detroit Pistons
#8 Al-Farouq Aminu, LA Clippers
#9. Gordon Hayward, Utah Jazz
#10 Paul George, Indiana Pacers
Note: All of the first round picks are currently on the Grid. Second round picks will be done by the end of the weekend.