As the NBA Draft rolled deep into the second round Thursday night, the names called were mostly either obscure or players we’ll never hear from again. Often both.
Branden Dawson, selected 56th overall and shortly after midnight, isn’t one of them. He certainly isn’t the former, not even to the casual basketball fan. He played prominent roles in too many prominent college games.
And he has a decent chance at avoiding being among the latter. Because Dawson has attributes that set him apart, more so than other middling NBA prospects. – Read more at LSJ.com