Cohen 8-Ball: 2013 Redo Draft
#6 NEW ORLEANS PELICANS (Traded to Philadelphia 76ers)
Actual Pick: Nerlens Noel
Redo Pick: Trey Burke
Cohen’s Analysis: Let’s first assume the trade involving this selection and Jrue Holiday still happened and since Michael Carter-Williams is off the board in this redo draft, Philadelphia would probably still focus on building around a point guard and pick Burke. Though he has not been as dazzling as MCW, Burke has played well since returning from a broken finger.
Burke doesn’t have much explosiveness, isn’t the most athletically gifted and isn’t the most intimidating presence, yet his warrior instincts and ability to shoot from distance has been quite intriguing.