This is just awesome for any young man coming into the league or trying their hardest to get into the league to watch and live by.
Fred VanVleet went un-drafted in the 2016 NBA draft after declining two offers to agree to play in the NBA Development League at $20,000 for two years by teams interested in drafting him in the second round.
It was a tough pill to swallow, even more so when he had to take the microphone and tell everybody at his draft party that he wasn’t going to the NBA at that time.
“My story don’t end here. It’s just the beginning.”
Words he definitely lived by and now he’s an NBA champion as a key piece of the Toronto Raptors.