Illini big man Meyers Leonard states case at ’12 NBA Draft Combine (video)



Former Illinois Fighting Illini Center Meyers Leonard greeted the media yesterday at the 2012 NBA Draft combine. Here’s some of what he had to say about the process.

Here’s where we currently have Leonard in our mock draft:

21. Boston- Meyers Leonard, C, Illinois, 7-1, So.
The Celtics could use improved depth at just about every position since they only have four players under contract for next season.  Meyers Leonard is one of the true seven-footers in this draft and adds some needed size, rebounding, and shot blocking inside.  He is a solid value at this point although I tend to think he’s more bust than boom.

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