We predicted which college players would have the better NBA careers for the fourth time this season. Here is an update of 2007 and 2008 changes in ranking from last year and a full report from our 2009 predicitions. Here's last year's update. * indicates that it's debatable.
Update of 2007 Predictions (Best players from left to right)
Joakim Noah, Greg Oden*, Roy Hibbert*.
Julian Wright*, Brandon Wright*.
Update of 2008 Predictions
Roy Hibbert, DuJuan Summers, Patrick Ewing*, Jonathan Wallace*.
Wayne Ellington, Gerald Henderson.
Darren Collison, Ty Lawson, D.J. Augustin.
Bill Walker, DuJuan Summers, Damion James (college).
Update of 2009 Predictions
Stephen Curry, Darren Collison, Ty Lawson, Johnny Flynn, Jrue Holiday*, Eric Maynor*, Toney Douglas*.
DeJuan Blair, Tyler Hansbrough, Hasheem Thabeet*, Derrick Brown*, Blake Griffin, Larry Sanders (college).
James Harden, Gerald Henderson, Damion James (college).
As always, the playoffs will impact things.