The new faces of the NBA

There are a lot of new faces in the All Stars and the most interesting part is that they are all from the 2005 NBA Draft. These new faces are players you would notice and they have a bright future. They can end up being a household name just like Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, and Allen Iverson.

Andrew Bynum of the Los Angeles Lakers is 19 years old and already in the news for the Lakers. It has excellent movements. He was selected in the 2005 NBA Draft from St Joseph’s High School. This seven-footer is a solid defender and will be a big factor for the Lakers to re-consider.

Monta Ellis of the Golden State Warriors was selected from Lanier High School in the second round of the draft. Ellis is 21 years old and can score as well as play both guard spots. This 6’3 “player is capable of creating his own shots.

Jarrett Jack of the Portland Trail Blazers is 23 years old and has a solid foundation. He was drafted from Georgia Tech by Denver and his rights were traded by the Nuggets to Portland. He is one of the developing guards on the NBA circuit and shows promise for some good games ahead.

CJ Miles of the Utah Jazz is 19 years old and can play forward or shooting guard. He was selected from Skyline High School for the Jazz and is 6’6 “tall. Miles has proven the more he plays, the better he gets.

Ronny Turiaf of the Los Angeles Lakers had an unexpected start to his NBA career. He underwent open heart surgery in the summer of 2005 to repair an enlarged aortic heart. However, he was selected by the Gonzaga Lakers and is showing that he is a solid rebounder who can score around the basket.

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