Times have changed in the NBA. Draft prospects are flexing their collective might and with it, sitting out the combine. Kevin Durant, who 10 years ago failed to bench-press 185 pounds even once but still was drafted No. 2 overall by the Seattle SuperSonics, isn’t discouraged by this recent trend.
In fact, with the benefit of hindsight, Durant said he wished it had started before he embarked on his professional career. “Stay your ass home, work out and get better on your own time,” Durant suggested of potential top prospects.
Source: Chris Haynes of ESPN
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