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July 9, 2012
- THE MAIL 14
- By Chris Mannix
Anthony Davis, whose defense has been compared to Bill Russell's, entered last Thursday's draft as the Franchise Player, a title that was reaffirmed when the Hornets chose the willowy 6'10" forward from Kentucky with the first pick. What tags are other prospects wearing?
Call it Where Are They Now: The Prequel, in which SI travels 10 years into the future and looks back at how the stars of tomorrow got their start today. Dizzying, to be sure, but so is the potential of the eight teenagers-to-watch profiled on these pages. Read on, and someday soon you will be able to say that you knew them when.
- By ROY BLOUNT JR.
He's written 23 books, hosted a TV show and been mistaken for the Mick. But, as always, it's best to let the former SI writer (and current contributor) tell the story himself