Tomorrow the NBA Draft will be on air, and although I have not watched a single NBA event this year, I will be one of the millions tuning in to see where some of the famous college basketball players will work towards achieving their pro careers.
For the Husky fans the draft presents an interesting situation because of the mysterious pre-draft events of Jon Brockman. I get the feeling he was promised a spot in the lower first round, but only by tuning in will I find out.
Also the chance of Justin Dentmon being drafted has been increased as he has recently been invited for workouts with certain NBA teams such as the Portland Trail Blazers.
So tune in tomorrow for a live draft blog as the Jon Brockman Mystery should finally be coming to a close.
Now honestly, I do not care for the NBA in any sense after the disturbing exit of the Sonics from Seattle. Even before the exit of my hometown team I was growing frustrated with the lack of effort, style of play, incredibly overdone entertainment aspects, and many other things. I will stop short just because I could go on forever about my frustrations with what could be the greatest in the world.
One of the few things that the NBA has made positive change to was their draft requirement change, essentially forcing prospects to attend college for a year. While the likes of Brandon Jennings and Jeremy Tyler have earned attention for going to Europe to avoid college and play professionally, overall the college game is receiving prospects such as Kevin Durant, Greg Oden, Derrick Rose to come for a year and making the college basketball season that much more incredible as opposed to never coming.
It can be said that the one year removed rule caused for Jrue Holiday to attend UCLA for a season as opposed to heading straight to the NBA. While normally I would not update on the status of a UCLA player, the decision of Holiday to stay or opt out of the draft has a major effect on the Huskies. Continue reading
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