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"I kind of take different intangibles from other people’s games," [Leonard] said. "The way Joakim...

"I kind of take different intangibles from other people’s games," [Leonard] said. "The way Joakim Noah plays with passion and lot of energy and some tenacity out there, I think can model my game around that a little bit. I think (I’m) drawing comparisons to Tyson Chandler—his ability to be a backstop to the defense, block shots and be a good on-the-ball defender is something I strive to do; as well as finishing around the rim, he’s pretty solid. I think a good goal for me in the future is to be as skilled as Pau Gasol in the post—footwork, back to the basket, being able to pull up and shoot a little bit. I kind of just take different pieces of people’s games and the way they play and just try to model myself after that."

Meyers Leonard appears to have far more sensible role models than Andre "Durant" Drummond. Is this, combined with his excellent length (7'-1.25" in shoes), impressive athleticism (second strongest dude among all players at the combine), skills, youth, and solid sophomore year numbers enough to tempt the Ws at #7? I must say, I'd be tempted...
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