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Old 06-27-2006, 05:42 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Joey Zaza
2 Part question:

1) Do you think Morrison's draft position changed based on diabetes...that it, if the top scorer in college, with questinable defense did not have Diabetes, would he be picked higher than Morrison is going ot be picked?

2) If you were a GM, would you factor it in?

If doctors told me that his diabetes will not hinder him on the court or in practice in any way, then I would disregard that potential problem. I would have to rely on what doctors told me. I'm sure it's the same with every other GM at the top of the draft.

That answers both questions. If a doctor believed his diabetes would become a problem, of course it will affect his draft positioning. If not, then it doesn't. And I would listen to the advice of my medical staff and the doctors that examines him.
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