Top Draft Prospects for Each Team: Southwest Division

This is the fourth of a six-part series in which I will match up the best prospects for each team based on the team’s weaknesses and the players’ strengths. I use each team’s Four Factors (available here: and the top prospects’ Four Factors (available here: Some of the teams I will talk about don’t have high enough picks to select the best available players, but I’m going ahead with it anyways just in case they make draft day trades.

San Antonio Spurs
1. Jon Brockman
2. Blake Griffin
3. Taj Gibson
4. Hasheem Thabeet
5. Tyler Hansbrough

Houston Rockets
1. Jeff Pendergraph
2. Ty Lawson
3. DeJuan Blair
4. Jodie Meeks
5. Jon Brockman

Dallas Mavericks
1. Hasheem Thabeet
2. Blake Griffin
3. Leo Lyons
4. Tyler Hansbrough
5. Taj Gibson

New Orleans Hornets
1. Blake Griffin
2. Hasheem Thabeet
3. Taj Gibson
4. B.J. Mullens
5. Jeff Pendergraph

Memphis Grizzlies
1. DeJuan Blair
2. Tyler Hansbrough
3. Lee Cummard
4. Jeff Pendergraph
5. Wayne Ellington

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