Willie Cauley-Stein was drafted sixth by the Kings even though they already have a star big man in DeMarcus Cousins at center. But his mobility and ability to switch onto essentially all five positions make him invaluable in the modern NBA. His defensive upside was quick to show itself in his first NBA Summer League game against the Toronto Raptors.
That’s a seven-foot NBA center chasing down what looks like a wing for the block right as the second quarter expired. Draft classmate, Karl-Anthony Towns, is good on defense, but Trill has the perfect skill set in the NBA right now considering his mobility.