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Greenroom vs. Classroom?

May 25 is decision day for NBA hopefuls. This flow chart can help sort the options
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1ST ROUND GUARANTEE?

YES

STAY IN THE DRAFT

NO

ARE YOU FINANCIALLY SECURE?

NO

WANNA SEE THE COURT?

NO

STAY IN THE DRAFT

PRAY TO GET PICKED IN THE 2ND ROUND

YES

DO YOU SPEAK A FOREIGN LANGUAGE?

YES

O.K. WITH STUFF THROWN ON COURT?

YES

NO

5-STAR RECRUIT EYEING YOUR LOCKER?

YES

NO

GPA OVER 1.0?

NO

YES

STAY IN THE DRAFT

ENJOY EUROPE!

NO

YES

GIRLFRIEND AT SCHOOL?

YES

TIRED OF DICKIE V.'S SHTICK??

NO

YES

LIKE BEING A STAR?

YES

YES

NO

STAY IN THE DRAFT

WELCOME TO THE D-LEAGUE!

YES

NO

WANT TO SEE MORE OF SMALL-TOWN USA?

NO

IS YOUR PASSPORT SUSPENDED?

NO

YES

LIKE BUS RIDES?

NO

GO BACK TO SCHOOL

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GREG NELSON (SIMMONS)

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DAVID E. KLUTHO (CHEERLEADER)

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JOE ROBBINS/GETTY IMAGES (VITALE)

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DANIEL HURST PHOTOGRAPHY/GETTY IMAGES/FLICKR RF (BOOKS)

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GETTY IMAGES/SCIENCE SOURCE (PASSPORT)

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