Fab Melo had a very up-and-down career at Syracuse. Melo was overweight his freshman year, which led him to be a disappointment. However, Fab came back much slimmer his sophomore year and was a defensive force and a key contributor for the Orange.
Unfortunately his Syracuse career ended on a bad note when he was suspended for the entire 2012 NCAA tournament.
Fab Melo was selected with the 22nd pick in the 2012 NBA draft by the Boston Celtics. He is considered a high-risk, high-reward prospect in the NBA, but he is actually not as risky of a player as some may lead you to believe.
Here are five reasons why Fab Melo will succeed in the NBA.