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Old 06-03-2009, 04:31 PM   #6
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Default Re: Foreign players in the NBA draft

Originally Posted by SsKSpurs21
i didnt say that was their main purpose tool. i said that if a player wants to make himself eligible for the draft then he should be 100% certain that he will come over and play for the team that drafts him. similar to how if a college players makes himself eligible for the draft, he cannot back out and say that he wants to remain in college, or high school players when they made themselves eligible for the draft they could not back out and say they want to go to college.

What if a player doesn't make himself eligible? When you're 22, you're eligible for the draft one way or another? You can get drafted very much against your will. What then?

And a college player can also choose to play in Europe instead of the NBA. Being drafted does not automatically make him an NBA player. Hell, Jennings could get drafted, decide he doesn't like the situation, and simply activate his player option with Lottomatica for another year, forcing a buyout eventually.

And again, NBA isn't the be-all and end-all.
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