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Frank Burlison

 
   
 

Anderson Varejao

Ht: 6-10
Wt: 220

Experience: F.C. Barcelona (pro team in Spain; he's barely 20 and from Brazil)

Projected NBA position: Power forward

Scouts admire: His knack for rebounding and shot blocking. They believe he's still growing and could eventually be close to seven feet.

Scouts wonder about: His offensive skills — he doesn't have many of them right now.

Frank's take: Some project him as a lottery selection next year and believe he's just ¿probing¿ by entering his name into the draft pool right now (he reportedly has a hefty buyout clause in his contract).

Projected selection: Early second round to late first round if he decides to stay in the draft.

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