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The Remarkable Turnaround of Antoine Wright

It's never easy to measure the success of a team's draft. Players develop at different speeds. Talent and athleticism sometimes don't mean as much as intelligence and maturity. Some players who don't fit one year look like genius moves the next. Midway through the preseason, Antoine Wright looks like a case study of being patient, being smart and being atuned to a player's development. After a rookie season that had him labelled a bust, Wright is the leading scorer among those taken in the 2005 Draft.