NCAA March Madness 2019: Evaluating future NBA players on how they perform in the tournament

March Madness is a tournament unlike any other. It’s a few short weeks of chaos, single elimination and it provides one of the best in-work-day viewing experiences in sports. With that in mind, everyone is watching — including NBA scouts. The tournament shows players on a massive stage and indicates how potential NBA players deal with high-pressure situations.

With that being said, it’s hard to look too much into the in-game performances. Some players may break out while others recede — it’s the nature of a single-elimination tournament. Indeed, the best team may not even always win. That’s what makes March so fun.

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On Tuesday’s “Off the Bench,” Danny Kanell and Raja Bell begin to preview the tournament, with Bell drawing on his own experiences as a member of the Cavaliers’ front office. Bell talks about scouting the tournament to get a feel for how players will perform under pressure, but admits he tries to temper what he sees and remember there’s a larger body of work to be taken into account.

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