Kemba Walker Following in Maya Moore’s Draft Footsteps

April 11th, 2011 by Jae Pruitt Leave a reply »
There have rarely been times in college sports history when both the men’s and the women’s basketball programs of a school have had players ranked number one in the country.

Maya Moore is the more undisputed number one, while many would argue that Kemba Walker’s performance in the Big East Tournament and the NCAA Tournament does not show enough for him to deserve that ranking.

In any event, both players were at the top of their games this past season of NCAA basketball and Moore put the lid on her college career this afternoon, as she was drafted to the Minnesota Lynx WNBA team as the number one overall pick in the Women’s Draft. Will Walker be so lucky?

There is not such an easy line of dominance when it comes to this year’s NBA draft as there is in the WNBA. Not to take anything away from the elite women’s league, because I feel like the players drafted today could play with the greatest men basketball players.

However, Moore was such an ideal women’s athlete that there was an established space between herself and the players surrounding her.

It is speculated that Walker will be ...

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