Basketball: Crabbe seems a likely 1st-rounder

Former Cal star Allen Crabbe apparently will get what he sought from Thursday night’s NBA draft.

“He’ll be a first-rounder,” Cal coach Mike Montgomery said.

What happens beyond that,nobody knows, including Crabbe.

“It’s been my dream my entire life to play in the NBA. I’m just worried about getting myself there,” said Crabbe, who will attend the draft at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn. “It’s not like college — you can’t choose a team you want to go to.”

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Allen Crabbe could become the first Cal player in five years selected in the first round of the NBA draft:

  • 1960: Darrall Imhoff, 3rd to New York
  • 1971: Phil Chenier, supplemental pick to Baltimore 
  • 1982: Mark McNamara, 22nd to Philadelphia 
  • 1987: Kevin Johnson, 7th to Cleveland 
  • 1994: Jason Kidd, 2nd to Dallas 
  • 1994: Lamond Murray, 7th to L.A. Clippers
  • 1996: Shareef Abdur-Rahim, 3rd to Vancouver 
  • 1997: Ed Gray, 22nd to Atlanta
  • 2008: Ryan Anderson, 21st to New Jersey


Jeff Faraudo

  • wehofx

    Sorry for Hijack and re-post:

    Twitter: Help a fellow Bear earn his degree:

    @MarkBrazinski: This is a survey for my Master’s research


  • The Wisdom Cow

    After 6 picks, I wouldn’t be surprised if Crabbe goes in the top ten the ways this one’s going.

  • CalBearister

    Guaranteed money slipping away….

  • 1brsfan

    Shoulda stayed for one more year!