Jordan Mickey is a 6'8" power forward from LSU who led the nation in blocked shots last year, averaging 3.6 per game. He left after his sophomore season, and will turn 21 years old in July. DraftExpress ranked him No. 31 on their list of top prospects.
Boston Celtics select LSU’s Jordan Mickey at No. 33. Undersized but shot-blocking center.— Chris Forsberg (@ESPNForsberg) June 26, 2015
Stevens on Mickey: "We were really lucky to get Jordan.He's a great shot-blocker for a shorter guy in height. Another good worker." #celtics— gary washburn (@GwashburnGlobe) June 26, 2015
#Celtics president Danny Ainge: Jordan Mickey is the best athlete right now in our frontcourt.— Scott Souza (@scott_souza) June 26, 2015
An undersized power forward doesn't seem real high on the C's list of needs, but neither does 37 guards...
Here's the Celtics.com draft profile video on Mickey:
More on Mickey from CelticsLife here.
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