Found June 19, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
ESPN reports former Kansas shooting guard Ben McLemore looked lethargic and “struggled to keep up” in recent workouts with the Phoenix Suns and Orlando Magic. Long considered a lazy and unmotivated ballplayer, the 20-year-old McLemore’s stock could plummet after receiving such negative reviews shortly before the draft. Averaging 15.9 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists over 37 games a Jayhawk last winter, the 6-foot-5, 190 pound McLemore is sometimes compared to Ray Allen for his outstanding jumper. A 2013 Consensus All-American Second Team selection with spectacular athleticism, the St. Louis native is a standout leaper who has shown flashes of … Continue reading →

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