Some people see Boston Celtics two way center Tacko Fall as a spectacle whose height at 7-foot-5 has overtaken the UCF product’s skill as a prospect working towards securing a full NBA contract in the G League.
To be clear, both Fall and the league have long been working in their own ambit, and those of us still using the historical contexts of player development should be forgiven for viewing players solely for their production on the court, and developmental leagues as a dead end for most.
Shedding light on shady recruiting practices the former Knight experienced himself, Fall hopes to change the game fundamentally at just the moment the NBA is teaming up with FIBA to launch the Basketball Africa League – which Fall has also helped with.
What better face to exemplify both than the G League’s first star, Tacko Fall?
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