2005 Rivals Top 10 – Under Review

Posted: March 28, 2012 by DeadBefore50 in Basketball
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This class will go as far as Monta Ellis and Andrew Bynumtake it. Outside of those (2) you’re looking at a couple solid players(Blatche, Williams, Chandler) and a handful of career role players and spotstarters. Video (right) carries HS clips of 2005 class member Monta Ellis, with a little Kobe, John Wall, and J.R. Smith mixed in >>>>
Video below captures 2005 McDonald’s High School Slam Dunk contest. Gerald Green straight goes off….

#1
PPG
RPG
APG
BPG
High School
Gulf Shores Academy
(’05) McDonald’s All-American
33.0
12.0
7.0
3.0
College
Signed w/ Oklahoma St.
Bypassed for entry into (’05) NBA Draft
Pro
(’05) #18 Overall – Boston
BOS (05-07) DAL (08-09) NJ (11-Pres)
7.8
2.1
0.8
0.2
Averaging Career high (11.2) Points per game this season with New Jersey Nets
#2
Power Forward

PPG
RPG
APG
BPG
High School
Carmel High, Carmel, Indiana
(’05) McDonald’s POY, (’05) Parade All-Amr
17.9
11.4
1.5
1.3
College
Duke (’05-’07)
(’06) ACC All-Fr, (’07) ACC All-Defensive
11.5
6.5
2.5
1.9
Pro
(’07) 2nd Rd #37 Ovrl – Portland
POR (’07-’08) IND (’08-’11) LAL (’11-Pres)
4.6
3.7
1.3
0.5
Career highs (7.8) Points and (5.3) Rebounds per game in (’10-’11) with Indiana Pacers
#3
Shooting Guard
PPG
RPG
APG
BPG
High School
Lanier High, Jackson Mississippi
(’05) Parade High School Player of the Year
College
Signed with Mississippi St.
Bypassed for entry into (’05) NBA Draft
Pro
(’05) 2nd Rd #40 Ovrl – Golden St
Golden St (’05–11) MIL (’11-Present)
19.5
3.7
4.4
0.3
Career high (25.5) Points per game during (’09-’10) season, widely considered one of NBA’s worst defenders
#4
Power Forward

PPG
RPG
APG
BPG
High School
South Kent, South Kent, CT.
College

Bypassed for entry into (’05) NBA Draft
Pro
(’05) 2nd Rd #49 Ovrl – Washing
Washington Wizards (’05-Present)
9.9
5.8
1.5
0.9
Feb 28th 2010, scored Career high (36) Points vs. New Jersey Nets
#5
Shooting Guard
PPG
RPG
APG
BPG
High School
Seattle Prep, Seattle, Washington
(’05) McDonald’s All-American
27.1
10.0
2.0
College
Signed with Washington
Bypassed for entry into (’05) NBA Draft
Pro
(’05) #6 Overall – Portland
Portland (’05-’10) Minnesota (’10-Present)
8.5
3.1
0.8
0.3
Jan 23rd 2010, scored Career high (28) Points against Detroit Pistons
#6
Center
PPG
RPG
APG
BPG
High School
St. Joseph High, New Jersey
(’05) McDonald’s All-American
19.2
14.9
5.6
College
Signed with Connecticut
Bypassed for entry into (’05) NBA Draft
Pro
(’05) #10 Overall – Los Angeles
Los Angeles Lakers (’05-Present)
11.4
7.7
1.2
1.6
At 17 years, 244 days, Bynum became the youngest Player ever to appear in a NBA game (Nov 2nd, 2005)
#7
Shooting Guard
PPG
RPG
APG
BPG
High School
South Gwinnett, Snellville, GA.
(’05) Naismith POY, (’05) McDonald’s All-Am
27.5
6.6
5.2
College
Signed with Georgia
Bypassed for entry into (’05) NBA Draft
Pro
(’05) 2nd Rd #45 Ovrl – Phil
Philadelphia 76’ers (’05-Present)
11.3
2.0
3.0
0.2
Averaging a Career high (15.6) Points this season
#8
Small Forward
PPG
RPG
APG
BPG
High School
Homewood-Flossmoor, Indiana
(’05) McDonald’s All-American
College
Kansas (’05-’07)
(’06-’07) 3rd Team All-American
10.5
6.5
2.1
1.3
Pro
(’07) #13 Overall – New Orleans
New Orleans (’07-10) Toronto (’10-’11)
3.9
2.3
0.8
0.3
Currently playing for the Austin Toros of the NBA D-League
#9
Power Forward
PPG
RPG
APG
BPG
High School
Athens High, Athens, Alabama
Parade All-American,(’05) McDonald AA
College
Alabama (’05-’08)
(’07-’08) All-SEC
14.0
9.0
1.4
1.6
Pro
(’08) 2nd Rd #49 Ovrl – Golden St
Has not appeared in a Reg Season NBA gm
Named to (’09) NBA D-League All-Star game, (’09) played for CB Granada (Spain), now with Maccabi Tel Aviv
#10
Power Forward
PPG
RPG
APG
BPG
High School
Poplar Bluff High, Missouri
28.2
13.4
College
North Carolina (’05-’09)
(’08) National POY, (’08-’09) All-American
20.3
8.6
1.3
0.5
Pro
(’09) #13 Overall – Indiana Pacers
Indiana (’09-present)
9.5
4.6
0.6
0.2
One of most decorated NCAA Basketball players, 2009 named Sporting News Collegiate Player of the Decade








Hindsight is 20/20 Top 10
Other notables:











#1
Monta Ellis (#3)





#2
Andrew Bynum (#6)






#3
Tyler Hansborough (#10)






#4






#5
Andray Blatche (#4)






#6
Louis Williams (#7)






#7






#8






#9
Martell Webster (#5)






#10
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