NBA Draft 2011: Terrence Jones and 10 Players Who Shouldn't Enter Draft Early

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NBA Draft 2011: Terrence Jones and 10 Players Who Shouldn't Enter Draft Early
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It's said that there are two certainties in life: death and taxes. For basketball fans, we can add another certainty: college basketball players wrongfully leaving school early for the NBA. It's a rite of passage for freshmen, sophomores and juniors, who are either too physically or mentally immature to test the pro waters, before immediately picking up a ticket to the D-League instead of realizing NBA dreams.

However, it's more than understandable for some underclassmen to make the leap for off-the-court reasons. Some players have financial struggles and want some cash to help families, while others may jump to the NBA because a new coach is coming to town.

From a strictly draft-stock standpoint, though, let's look at 10 underclassmen who should stay in school in hopes of improving their lot down the line.

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