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Kemba Walker: 5 Reasons Leaving for the NBA Was a Big Mistake for the UConn Star
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When Kemba Walker made the decision to leave the University of Connecticut and enter the 2011 NBA Draft, few people questioned his decision.

Why would they?

Walker accomplished a lot in his collegiate career. He was an All-American, broke the career scoring record at UConn (965 points), was the Final Four's most outstanding player and—most importantly—led the Huskies to a national championship.

However, despite all these accomplishments, Walker's decision to leave for the pros may have been a poor one.

Here are five reasons Walker might have been better off staying with the UConn Huskies for another year.

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