Andre Drummond disappointed in his only year at Connecticut. This was the most highly recruited center in the nation and even had himself reclassified so that he could play at Connecticut a year earlier.
This was a guy with the complete package.
Athleticism, size, a knack for scoring and those monstrous jams. All those adjectives typically used for a highly touted prospect followed him as he got set for his freshman year.
His lone year at Connecticut was a disaster.
Questions of his desire and effort dogged him. His numbers were not impressive at Connecticut either, as he averaged only 10.0 points per game and 7.6 rebounds per game in 28.4 minutes per game. It was not the one year Drummond wanted before he moved on to the NBA.
And those off-court problems dropped him from a sure-fire top-5 pick into someone in the middle or end of the lottery.
Some players though are meant to play in the NBA. The game just fits them better. And through the first quarter of t...