Talent is a funny thing. You can see someone has it and, for various reasons, it might never translate. Guys like Ricky Price and Dudley Bradley games never quite matched their talent.
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Then you have guys like Wojo or Chris Carrawell who constantly surprise you.
In Duke's incoming class, Jabari Parker and Matt Jones were named McDonald's All-Americans. Parker has a superb all-around game while Matt Jones barely touches the rim on long shots: he's as pure a shooter as Duke has seen since JJ Redick.
Still, we can't shake a lingering suspicion that the third signee, Semi Ojeleye, might turn out to be the best of all.
We don't know if he'll have the court awareness of Parker, but you can't just get a physique like Ojeleye has. Toss in a keen shooting touch, an excellent dose of athleticism and a superb work ethic, and you're looking at a kid who could turn into something truly special.
Here's a great read on Ojeleye as he draws close to the Kansas scoring record.