Andriuskevicius may pull out of draft
TREVISO, Italy -- It looks like Insider's top-ranked international player might not be in the NBA draft after all. Lithuanian big man Martynas Andriuskevicius shocked people by declaring for the draft at the last minute after claiming earlier that he'd wait another year before testing his draft stock.
Why the sudden change? Andriuskevicius' agent, Herb Rudoy, told Insider that they wanted to pursue a revolutionary course of action. Rudoy has told every NBA team that he'll leave Andriuskevicius in the draft if he's a top-five pick and allowed to return to Lithuania (to work with Arvydas Sabonis) for one more season.
Rudoy acknowledges that right now no one is biting. However, representatives from 20 NBA teams are here in Treviso, Italy this week to watch Andriuskevicius at the Reebok Big Man camp.
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