2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down NBA Future of Michigan’s Caris LeVert

May 5th, 2016 by C.J. Moore Leave a reply »

Caris LeVert's draft stock could fluctuate more than any other player at the NBA Draft Combine, and he's not likely to even touch a basketball.

LeVert, was once thought of as an NBA mid-first-rounder, had surgery on his left foot on March 22—his third foot surgery in the last 22 months. The combine will provide NBA teams the chance to examine his foot and determine the risk in drafting him.

"Teams are still interested, they're just looking to meet me at the combine," LeVert told reporters on April 13 at the Michigan Wolverines' end-of-year banquet. "Everyone's really anxious to see. Team doctors are anxious to get their hands on me."

An NBA scout told Bleacher Report: "It is a concern. I think if a team red-flags him, he's screwed at the end of the day. That's what all teams are waiting to see."

There's a lot to like about a healthy LeVert. At 6'7", he's a skilled wing who can create off the bounce with a smooth jumper, and he's still only 21 after spending four years at Michigan.


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