One of the undertones of this tumultuous Michigan State basketball season has been freshman big man Nick Ward. Lost in the talk of future lottery-pick Miles Bridges, Ward’s play out of the gate proved essential to the Spartans’ success. Over time, the whispers about Ward have grown. Now, he’s a known threat on a possible tournament team. Of course, when one sees a freshman mesh this well on a high-level team in his first year on campus, it begs the question: Is Ward going to be a good NBA player?
Source: Detroit Free Press