Car crash interrupts Stokes' draft plan

Updated: June 20, 2014, 9:58 AM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

Jarnell Stokes didn't look up from his phone.

The Tennessee junior was in the backseat of a car service sedan, heading to the airport in Tampa, Florida, to catch a flight to Miami for his first NBA draft workout, when an oncoming car slammed into the driver's side, right near where he was sitting.

He wasn't wearing a seat belt.

At the moment of impact, Stokes raised his right arm to brace himself against the partition in the middle of the car. His head slammed into ...

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