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ESPN analyst Chad Ford was back in the chat room Wednesday, and Aaron and Andrew Harrison were once again a topic of conversation when it was time to talk about the NBA Draft.
“Mike from Baltimore” asked Ford if there is “any chance” either of the Harrisons can move back up into the first round of this year’s draft.
“I don’t see either player as a first round prospect,” Ford responded. “Aaron, especially, had a good shooting night against Mississippi last night. But he’s been much too streaky to be drafted as a lights out shooter. Andrew has some strengths — particularly his size and defensive abilities for his position. But teams get turned off by his attitude and how he runs the team when he’s on the floor.
“Look, it only takes one GM to take a guy and I suspect there are a few scouts who have him ranked higher. But the consensus among scouts and GMs I’m speaking to is that they are second rounders to undrafted right now. That can change. They are both sophomores and we are only half way into the season. But that’s what I’m hearing right now.”
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