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UCLA Coach Steve Alford wants NBA to alter one-and-done draft rule
UCLA Coach Steve Alford wants NBA to alter one-and-done draft rule

UCLA Coach Steve Alford has a beef with the NBA draft when it comes to college players. Three Bruins players have declared early for the NBA draft in the last two weeks (guards Jordan Adams, Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine), leaving Alford’s team thin in the backcourt. Adams and Anderson had two years of eligibility remaining. Anderson had been expected to leave. Adams announced two weeks that he was going to stay for his junior season, then changed his mind at the last minute. LaVine had three seasons of eligibility left, but took advantage of a rule allowing players to declare for the NBA draft after one season. It’s the those one-and-done situations that concern...