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Why Not Josh Harrellson For The 15th Player

Espn has ranked some interesting players as possible break out men for this next season. Here is what they say about Josh Harrellson:

"Josh Harrellson (free agent)

NBArank: 403

Interestingly enough, Harrellson finds himself in a position similar to what Lin experienced last season for the Houston Rockets. Although Harrellson has proved he can play at an NBA level, the Rockets simply feature too many bodies ahead of him on the depth chart, and like Lin, Harrellson was the odd man out. There's a legitimate chance that the Rockets may be kicking themselves for this cut, as well.

"Jorts" can play. But who will he play for? In a copycat league that just watched the small-ball and floor-spacing Miami Heat win the title, there should be a market for Harrellson's services. After all, 6-foot-10 big men who can shoot 3s and grab boards don't grow on trees. Among players who played 500 minutes last season, only Harrellson, Kevin Love and Ersan Ilyasova averaged at least nine rebounds and a 3-pointer every 36 minutes. Not bad company."

He is a free agent and averages a half a blocked shot every 14 minutes. Got to be better than Blair or Bonner. In fact check out his stats - IF given equal minutes he would out score, out rebound, out assist, out block Bonner and do so with less fouls. I say, lets give him a chance.

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