Jan Vesely and Cause for Optimism

posted on November 2, 2012

The Airwolf struggled through an up and down rookie campaign, and fans seem less than enamored of him. Has he really been that bad, though?

It’s easy to criticize Jan Vesely. Picked sixth in the draft, he’s yet to flash any kind shot-creating ability, can’t handle the ball, and he’s been a huge liability on the defensive glass. Numerous analysts and commentators have expressed disappointment in him, and fans seem to be at best lukewarm on him.

There’s absolutely no denying that Vesely has struggled in the NBA. However, there’s actually a surprising amount to like about him. Here are a few reasons to be optimistic about his future, especially in the long-term.

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