LaMelo Ball of the Illawarra Hawks in the Australian Basketball League on Nov. 17, 2019. Credit: AP/Rick Rycroft
The NBA Draft is always a mystery trying to detect the potential of an 18-year-old player based on a handful of Euroleague games or a year of college ball. But this season is especially strange.
When the draft will be held and how the scouting for it will be done is an unknown with the NBA season shut down for the coronavirus pandemic. And the usual time to see the best players in pressure situations - the conference tournaments and the NCAA Tournament - were canceled.