Ray McCallum Jr. knows he took a risk entering the NBA Draft following his junior year at the University of Detroit.
So often in these cases, you wonder about the advice that players who leave college early - the ones who aren't definite lottery picks or even first-round shoo-ins - are getting when they make their decisions.
Is it coming from honorable sources with NBA contacts? Or is it from so-called friends and street agents, who tell the players what they want to hear about their draft stock, not necessarily the truth.
In McCallum's case, whether his decision turns out to be the best one or not in the end, he knows he went about the process the right way.
"We got plenty of advice from the right people," McCallum said. "It's a risk, really, either way. It was definitely a tough decision. All the feedback we got made me feel pretty comfortable."
Still, it wasn't until his father, Ray McCallum Sr., also his college coach, gave him his blessing that Ray Jr. felt comfortable mak...