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Austin Daye Could Be Knick Pick: Why NY Should Draft the Gonzaga Forward

Published by on June 3, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

Austin Daye did not have an impressive draft camp last week, testing as one of the least athletic players.

The Gonzaga forward could not lift the 185-bench press once, and his vertical was tied for last at 28 inches. He also finished last in a three-quarter court sprint. However, his wingspan and reach were the third best at the combine.

His weak results are very surprising for such a promising player. Even with such a poor camp, he still could be picked in the lottery.

Daye is a versatile player who can defend and score from anywhere on the court. As a sophomore, he averaged 12.7 points, 6.8 rebounds, and 2.1 blocks, and shot 43 percent from three.

Daye blocked at least two shots in 20 o...

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