Isaiah Austin May Go Undrafted Due to Eye?

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Hit in the eye while playing baseball at the age of 12, (former Baylor forward) Isaiah Austin is legally blind in his right eye. The disability, however, didn’t prevent the 7-foot-1, 225-pound center/power forward from leading the Big 12 in blocks this past season with 119, and from being named to the Big 12 All-Defensive squad.

Blake, though, isn’t sure if Austin’s disability will prevent him from being chosen when the NBA holds its annual two-round draft Thursday.

“It’s not like a bad back or a knee that might get reinjured,” said Blake, who is the senior director of NBA scouting operations. “He plays with it.”

via Dwain Price of The Fort Worth Star-Telegram

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