The 2017 Combine for the class of draftees set to make it into the league have began the extensive program to play in the world’s best basketball league.
The program for this year began on May 9 and is set to end on May 14 at the Quest Center in Chicago.
The combine is an extensive program that has players to be drafted into the league undergo intense training sessions and get interviewed by prospective teams in the league.
Player measurements are also taken during the near week long program. However, Ghana’s NBA prospect Amida Brimah, was not among the 67 invited players. The University of Connecticut Center recently graduated having won the NCAA title in his first year in 2014.
Ghana’s first indigene to play in the NBA, Ben Bentil, impressed teams and scouts in the combine last year prior to his selection as the 51st pick in the Draft by Boston Celtics.
Some of this year’s projected top picks including Markelle Fultz and De’Aaron Fox will participate; other highly rated studs like Lonzo Ball has turned down the invitation.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
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