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A cautionary tale

Not every player who left school early had a happy ending on draft night

Updated: June 30, 2014, 3:34 PM ET
By Dick VItale | ESPN.com

Now that I have had a few days to digest what happened at the 2014 NBA draft, one theme has been prevalent.

Sure, a lot of people are talking about the one-and-dones again; they dominated the early portion of the first round.

But it is a bit surprising to me to see a number of very good college players -- guys who gave up eligibility to enter the draft -- left in the cold.

This happens every year. Kids get bad advice, come out early and ...

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