Comparison game: B1G prospects to current pros

Comparison game: B1G prospects to current pros

The NBA Combine is complete, the lottery results are in, and the much-anticipated NBA draft is 30 days away. With that said, experts are predicting there to be plenty of Big Ten names called on draft night. Indiana’s Noah Vonleh, Michigan’s Nik Stauskas and Michigan State’s Gary Harris and Adreian Payne have all appeared in the lottery of several recently released NBA mock drafts.

But, which current NBA players do experts compare these incoming rookies to?

I asked Sporting News college hoops writer and BTN contributor Mike DeCourcy for his comparisons, and you can find his full list below.

[ MORE: Read all of our 2014 NBA Draft coverage ]

Noah Vonleh, PF, Indiana

Comparison: Derrick Favors, Utah Jazz

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Gary Harris, SG, Michigan State

Comparison: Arron Afflalo, Orlando Magic

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Nik Stauskas, SG, Michigan

Comparison: Eric Gordon, New Orleans Pelicans

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Adreian Payne, PF, Michigan State

Comparison: David West, Indiana Pacers

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Mitch McGary, PF, Michigan

Comparison: Al Jefferson, Charlotte Hornets

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Glenn Robinson III, SF, Michigan

Comparison: Matt Barnes, Los Angeles Clippers

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Roy Devyn Marble, SG, Iowa

Comparison: Shelvin Mack, Atlanta Hawks

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Keith Appling, PG, Michigan State

Comparison: Patrick Beverley, Houston Rockets

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