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Ashton Gibbs' Path To NBA Draft A Difficult One

What needs to happen for Ashton Gibbs to make an NBA roster? (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
What needs to happen for Ashton Gibbs to make an NBA roster? (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
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On Monday, I promised a bit more on Ashton Gibbs and his NBA Draft prospects. I wrote a feature this weekend that posted today on SB Nation Pittsburgh about that very topic and what needs to break right for him to make a roster. Here's a snippet below and you can click here for the full article:

After a down senior season, Ashton Gibbs has a difficult path in front of him if he hopes to play in the NBA next season. Gibbs' shooting percentages went down dramatically in 2011-12 and with the injury to starting point guard Tray Woodall, he really struggled to find his footing.

Still, there's a shot Gibbs lands on an NBA roster next season if a few things go his way. He's already had a strong showing in this year's Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, but while that will help, several more things still need to happen.

Gibbs has already worked out for the Los Angeles Lakers, San Antonio Spurs, New Jersey Nets, Los Angeles Clippers, and Miami Heat. He could have a few more workouts and needs to impress in those to make sure he gets a few teams interested.

After that, he needs to find an ideal situation.

Click here for the rest of the article.