The NCAA recently changed its rules to now allow student-athletes to get paid for their likeness, and Isaiah Todd, who played for the G-League Ignite team in favor of going to play for college, “takes pride” in believing that he was a part of the change, per our own Chris Crouse.
NBA prospect @zaytodd says he “takes pride” in the NCAA altering its rules so players can make money of their likeness.
— Chris W. Crouse 🏙 (@NBACrouse) July 6, 2021
Todd offers great athleticism as a 6-foot-10 forward, and in the modern era where versatility is valued on both ends of the floor, Todd could very well end up being a very good rotational player at the very worst.
More Draft Notes
- The Rockets are hiring Chris Wallace as their director of scouting, according to Tim MacMahon of ESPN. MacMahon adds that the Rockets are looking to add experience and expertise as the franchise rebuilds.
Matt Bullard will also join the Rockets’ front office, according to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. Bullard has been around the organization for nearly 30 years, first as a player, then as a broadcaster.
Ochai Agbaji has withdrawn his name from the NBA Draft, according to Jonathan Givony of ESPN. The Kansas wing is regarded as one of the best defenders in college basketball and has also improved his perimeter shooting.