No-Brainer One-and-Done College Ballers

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No-Brainer One-and-Done College Ballers
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It's in a player's best interest to declare for the NBA draft when their stock is at its peak. A one-and-done prospect feels they have nothing to gain from a sophomore year...except skeptics they didn't originally have.

For some, selling yourself on potential is the way to go—give scouts just a taste without showing them the whole package.

A guy like Jared Sullinger might have cost himself dollars by returning for a sophomore year, where he showed minimal improvement and exposed himself to scouts.

For these one-and-done prospects, leaving after their freshman year will maximize their draft value.

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