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Gary Washburn

NBA and NCAA should rethink one-and-done eligibility rule

NBA scouts, general managers, coaches, and even players are keeping a keen eye on Kentucky, Kansas, and Duke, realizing that four players from those teams could affect the futures of the low-feeding franchises that will pluck them in the June draft.

It’s pretty much accepted that Andrew Wiggins, Julius Randle, Jabari Parker, and Joel Embiid will thrive at the NBA level when they decide to declare for the draft, which will most likely be after this, their freshman seasons. But what about those other first-year players with delusions of grandeur who decide to make the leap?

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