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On the street: If you had an NBA team, which former Jayhawk would you be most likely to draft?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on June 24, 2016

Breylan Jacobson, cook, Lawrence

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“Perry Ellis. He’s the most NBA-ready and has the most experience under his belt.”

Andrew Steyer, student, Lawrence

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“Ellis. I feel like he’s a good core player. He’s not just threes and not just dunking — he’s kind of a balance of skills.”

Tayler Hammersmith, teller, Lawrence

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“Perry Ellis. He’s got the most to offer, and he picks up on things quickly.”

Tom Bauman, cook, Lawrence

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“Ellis. He may not score so many points, but he’d be an asset to any team. His performance is beyond stats.”

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Brett McCabe

It's unanimous. You cannot go wrong by building a team around Perry.

1 year, 11 months ago


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