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Kenyon Martin Jr. heeded advice from LaMelo Ball and RJ Hampton before deciding to play pro

LaMelo Ball and RJ Hampton’s decisions to circumvent the NCAA and spend a year playing professional basketball before joining the NBA is a move that not only affected their futures but the perception of the path they took as well. Look no further than Kenyon Martin Jr. for evidence of the second point.
Martin Jr., son of the former All-Star that shares his namesake, recently turned down the opportunity to play college basketball at Vanderbilt to instead pursue a road professionally