Kansas forward Darrell Arthur sat and sat, finally selected no.27 in the first round by the Hornets. (A trade may send him to the Blazers soon.)

An alleged kidney issue caused his drop, according to ESPN and some other outlets. Arthur was not going to be a top pick but he was expected to go in the teens.

I asked Arthur after he was selected how it felt sitting and waiting and he seemed level-headed and calm about it.

Arthur also said that recent tests revealed his kidney is not an issue, and then remarked that word of the good results must not have spread.