Found May 21, 2013 on Thacover2:
PLAYERS: Shabazz Muhammad
Five of the last six #1 overall picks in the NBA Draft have been one and done college players who only went to college to fine tune their skills as they prepared to head off to the NBA. This season should be no different with guys like Nerlens Noel, Ben McLemore, and UCLA’s Shabazz Muhammad all entering the draft after one college season. Muhammad had a rough freshman season in what was supposed to be a simple display of his talents as he prepared to be the #1 pick in 2013. Muhammad has caught his share of flak, but as he continues to prepare for the NBA Draft, he definitely thinks he’s the best player in this years draft according to The Washington Post.  UCLA freshman swingman Shabazz Muhammad: “I know I’m a great player. I’m a guy that believes he’s the best player in the draft.” #NBAdraft — Michael Lee (@MrMichaelLee) May 20, 2013 I’m sure Muhammad will again receive some criticism for his comments. What was he supposed to say though?

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Shabazz Muhammad: “I’m a guy that believes he’s the best player in the draft”

Photo Credit: UCLA swing-man Shabazz Muhammad had a fairly disappointing first and only season with the Bruins before deciding to enter this year’s NBA Draft. However, Muhammad, in an extensive profile by Michael Lee of the Washington Post, displayed he does not lack confidence, and still considers himself the best player in the draft: Here is more...
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