Although most pundits have him ranked below both Australian point guard Dante Exum and former Oklahoma State Cowboys’ point guard Marcus Smart ranked ahead of him, former Syracuse Orange point guard Tyler Ennis believes he is the best point guard in the draft.
Although some teams might not agree with Ennis’ statement, he is certainly a very talented and intriguing prospects and plenty of teams would love to have him on their team.
Gerry Woelfel of The Racine Journal Times, the Milwaukee Bucks planned to meet with Ennis Thursday afternoon.
Bucks will meet this afternoon with Syracuse PG Tyler Ennis.
— Gery Woelfel (@GeryWoelfel) May 16, 2014
According to Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago, he also met with the Chicago Bulls and would love to play with point guard Derrek Rose.
Also of note: Syracuse PG Tyler Ennis said he spoke to Bulls yesterday. Said he would like to play alongside Derrick Rose.
— Nick Friedell (@NickFriedell) May 16, 2014
Draft Express considers Ennis as the 12th-best overall prospect in the 2014 draft. Last season, Ennis had the difficult job of replacing the 2013-14 Rookie of the Year, Michael Carter-Williams, and has some success. He averaged 12.9 points, 5.5 assists, 3.4 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game.