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Ryan Kelly's foot troubles

Many praised the Los Angeles Lakers for their decision to select Duke's Ryan Kelly with the No. 48 pick in June's draft, and for good reason; At 6-foot-11, Kelly stretches the floor, defends surprisingly well and brings a high basketball IQ to the court.

However, unless Kelly's troublesome right foot makes a lot of improvement in the month's ahead, his impact as a rookie could be delayed.