Originally Posted by Tommy C
When you are not a top 3 or even top 5, as a basketball player you better work your ass off to show the teams you are damn worth it. Look how many great players don't make it from the NCAA to the NBA, not because they are not good enough, just because they didn't get an oppotunity. If you have a chance to show what you got, you better make good use of it.
He was considered a top 5-7 pick not that long before the draft. The only reason he dropped was because he had a wrist injury in the latter part of his last season in college. And even then there was thought he'd still be gone by #7.