Found July 21, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Ryan Kelly
TEAMS: Los Angeles Lakers
Who is Ryan Kelly? When I first heard his name I thought he was a Senator from one of the Midwest states, but that wasn’t true. For starters, he was the 48th overall pick by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2013 NBA Draft. This was an odd selection for the Lakers, because their general manager is a North Carolina fan and Ryan Kelly is from Duke. For those who watch college basketball, you know that North Carolina and Duke are rivals. Kupchak, an alumnus from the University of North Carolina said the selection “was dramatic” and “traumatic as well”. Ryan Kelly (Photo Credit: Los Angeles Times) We didn’t hear much about Ryan Kelly prior to the draft because he didn’t have a chance to work out for NBA teams due to a foot injury he has been recovering from– an injury which caused him to miss 13 games last season for the Duke Blue Devils. However, prior to his injury, Kelly posted solid numbers. He averaged 12.9 points and 5.3 rebounds and was 42.2% in 3-point shooting. Kupchak said “It’s u...
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