Is Isaiah Austin first-round worthy?
April, 24, 2014
By Joe Kaiser | ESPN Insider
I remember the first time I watched Isaiah Austin's high school mix tape on YouTube. The long, athletic big man who went on to play two years at Baylor had the look of a future star, with size, skill and athleticism all mixed into one.
Once regarded as a sure first-rounder, the luster has since worn off Austin a bit for several reasons: 1) his penchant for drifting out to the perimeter, 2) his lack of rebounding. For someone listed at 7-foot-1, that's a skill set that doesn't often translate at the NBA level.
So now that Austin is officially entering the 2014 NBA draft, where can we expect him to hear his name called in June? Here's our own Chad Ford with the latest on that.