Babbitt signals change in GM mentality
Every year there are a few players who find their way into the first round that no one expected. Some players prove that everybody else had it wrong, like Aaron Brooks (2007, No. 26, Houston Rockets), while others, like Quincy Douby (2006, No. 19, Sacramento Kings), prove they were a surprise for a reason.
We will have a clearer picture of the first round once the May 8 withdrawal date has passed, but based on conversations with NBA decision makers, one name keeps coming up that could get drafted a lot earlier than currently projected: Luke Babbitt.
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