"That makes a lot of sense. Bayless is a tough one ... if he can play point guard he will be a success, if he can't he will be a bust." Ma also adds that the player he was really pressuring the Blazers to draft was Jason Thompson. "Thompson went higher than I thought he would go but he had some of the best statistical numbers of anyone in this class," Ma explains. "Obviously his level of competition was something that concerned people but purely by statistics we had him rated fifth in this draft."Jeffrey Ma on draft day about Jason Thompson.