Cory Jefferson Will Wear No. 21 to Honor Former Baylor Teammate Isaiah Austin

July 5th, 2014 by Tyler Brooke Leave a reply »

Former Baylor Bears forward Cory Jefferson was taken by the Brooklyn Nets with the final selection in the 2014 NBA draft, and he'll be honoring one of his former teammates every time he's on the court.

Jefferson will wear the number 21 on his jersey in honor of Isaiah Austin, his teammate from Baylor whose NBA career ended before it began after he discovered he had Marfan syndrome. 

Even though Austin won't be able to play at the next level, this was a classy move from Jefferson to honor his teammate.

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