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Austin Rivers declared for the NBA after just one season with the Duke Blue Devils.
Some have suggested that Rivers would be better suited staying in college and letting his game develop for another year or two.
Rivers, on the other hand, is a highly-confident (borderline cocky) player who is ready to make an NBA career for himself asap.
ESPN's Chad Ford notes a long list of cons to the young guard's game.
He's not an elite athlete, can't finish with his left hand, a shaky defender, and has a tendency to be selfish with the ball.
Even with that extensive list of dooming attributes, Rivers is still ranked as Ford's tenth-best prospect in one of the deepest drafts in years.
That speaks volumes about Rivers's abilities.
He's a lethal scorer with a whole host of offensive moves and intangibles that make him an extremely exciting player to watch.
Could he be the next Stephen Curry?
There are no guarantees, but Rivers is most definitely worth a shot.