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Ethan Happ: The CBB Star with an NBA Future Even Though He Can't Shoot

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Hours before Wisconsin tipped off at the Hall of Fame Classic in Kansas City two weeks ago, an NBA scout was asked about Badgers star Ethan Happ and quickly responded: "I'd like to see him make a jump shot."

The conversation abruptly ended at that.

Until this season, that wasn't happening because Happ did not even try to shoot a jumper. He made just two baskets outside the paint his first two seasons in Madison, yet he was still a scorer (14.0 points per game as a redshirt sophomore) and even an All-American (Associated Press third team in 2016-17).