June 26, 2008
Thursday couldn't arrive fast enough for all prospects who have dreamed of this night. For KU's former players, it marked the beginning of a new era in their basketball careers. Brandon Rush was selected by Portland with the 13th pick, but was later traded to Indiana, who originally selected Jerryd Bayless.Rush will join his brother, Kareem Rush in Indiana.
Darrell Arthur, who was projected as a late lottery pick, fell all the way to pick No. 27 with the New Orleans Hornets, but a proposed trade which is pending with league approval will likely send him to Portland.
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