Originally written June 28, 2013 on Rumors and Rants:
The 2013 NBA Draft is in the books and among all the twists, turns and surprises were several guys who were not among the 60 players to hear their names called. While we’d never question the decision making of NBA general managers given their incredible track records (yes, that was sarcasm) we were pretty surprised at some of the guys who didn’t make the cut. Here is our list of the top 10 guys who went undrafted this year. 1. C.J.: Leslie, forward, N.C. State Leslie is an explosive athlete who runs the floor like a guard, not a 6-9 forward and has phenomenal quickness for someone his size. He can handle the ball and finishes at (and even way above) the rim. But he needs to add a ton of strength to his 209-pound frame and he’s a terrible free throw shooter. Still, I’m shocked Leslie wasn’t drafted, especially because he wowed scouts with his athleticism in workouts. He left school after a junior season in which he averaged 15.1 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 32.4 minutes p...
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