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Ryan Kelly, Duke
Kelly’s still-healing, surgically repaired foot kept him out of workouts at the combine, and at least partially explained his 14.8 percent body fat, the highest of any player. “I’m not in shape at all,” Kelly said.
It’s unfortunate: Kelly, a stretch power forward who projects as a second-round pick, could have used a productive combine. Teams would have liked a look at Kelly’s range and consistency with the jump shot and how he matched up physically with other big men during drills.
Kelly told SI.com that he was seven weeks away from being able to work out at full speed, which will prevent teams from bringing him in for individual workouts and could result in his going undrafted.
The word is that Ryan Kelly could go undrafted now. Kelly was projected as a second-round pick. The NBA draft lottery (which will be held tonight) should give us some indication if Kelly will be drafted.
Ryan Kelly has struggled after his surgery, but he’s still a very talented and hard working player. Hopefully Ryan will be able to find a way to make a NBA roster.
Do you guys think Kelly can make some sort of impact in the NBA? Let me know in the comment section.