Thank you, Jay Bilas. Bilas has an article up on early
entry players and how they are performing. One notable exception: he fails
to mention Elton Brand, and a guy who is averaging 20/10 is definitely making an
Having said that, his basic point, that most of these guys overestimated
their worth, is impossible to refute. He breaks down the semi-successes,
the hopefuls, and the washouts, and makes a pretty convincing argument that most
of them are delusional if they expect to play in the NBA.