In what is further proof of the joke that the NBA and its draft have been becoming for some time, former Alabama and current Manhattan guard, Rico Pickett, entered his name in the NBA draft today. He has wisely decided not to hire an agent at this time, thereby affording him an opportunity to return to Manhattan for his senior year if he chooses. The early consensus is that he will go undrafted. While Pickett did lead the MAAC conference in scoring this season at 17 ppg, his team finished a woeful 11-20.However, in a league like the NBA, where fundamental basketball is little more than a punch line at this point, who knows, maybe Pickett will be drafted on potential and cash a few checks before making way for the next raw athlete. It makes you appreciate all the more the stunt this guy...

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