CHICAGO – In the ever-evolving NBA, size hasn’t necessarily been devalued; rather, the number of quality players towering over their counterparts has diminished immensely. But the desire to find a potentially franchise-altering big man remains the same — perhaps more than ever in a league dominated by point guards — and the New Orleans Hornets will have a rare opportunity to draft a potentially dominant, shot-blocking forward who just happened to be a 6-foot-2 guard three years ago. Read full article >>

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