2010 NBA Draft, Eighth Pick: Clippers Pick Wake Forest's Al-Farouq Aminu

For the second consecutive year, the Clippers have nailed their lottery pick. Sure, last season was a gimme with no-doubter Blake Griffin going to Los Angeles first overall, but this time around, they got a guy with some real upside in Al-Farouq Aminu eighth overall.

Aminu is admittedly raw: He can't shoot to save his life and he's not much of a playmaker, but his athleticism is off the charts, and shows up in his monstrous rebounding numbers and on the defensive end. If Aminu is going to make a real impact in the league he'll have to add a jumper to move to the three-spot, but he's a Shawn Marion-like player who has a very, very high ceililng.

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