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NBA drafts Isaiah Austin as a "ceremonial pick"
A great moment at the NBA Draft Thursday.
Isaiah Austin was a promising player in college until he was recently diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome.
The condition means he can't play competitive basketball....
But the league recognized him and drafted him anyway, as a Ceremonial Pick.
Isaiah Austin: "It was really unbelievable just for him to even invite me and my family to the draft after everything that happened shows how classy of a man he is and I'm thankful to God for putting us in this situation for him saving my life."
Although he won't be able to play...
A reporter from the Houston Chronicle says the NBA commissioner promised Austin a job with the NBA after he graduates from Baylor.