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NBA Scout Reportedly "Wouldn't Touch" This Former College Star In 2018 Draft

Trae Young scoring for Oklahoma.

TUSCALOOSA, AL - JANUARY 27: Trae Young #11 of the Oklahoma Sooners takes a shot over Donta Hall #0 of the Alabama Crimson Tide during the game at Coleman Coliseum on January 27, 2018 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Michael Chang/Getty Images)

The 2018 NBA Draft kicks off in just under 36 hours. Rumors of potential picks and trades have been many, though where the truth lies is anyone's guess at this point.

It appears the first three picks of the draft are solidified. Deandre Ayton is the consensus No. 1 pick, while Marvin Bagley is the only top recruit to give the Sacramento Kings (who hold the No. 2 pick) his medical information.

That leaves European star Luka Doncic for the Atlanta Hawks at No. 3. But where will the first point guard be drafted?

Oklahoma star Trae Young is viewed by some as the best point guard in the draft, and has even been compared to Steph Curry. One NBA scout, however, disagrees.

According to Jake Fischer and Jeremy Woo of Sports Illustrated one scout isn't sold on Trae Young as a prospect.

He could be really damn good, but I could also see him being a backup point guard. I wouldn’t touch him. I’d be the GM where if he becomes a superstar, it’s OK [to pass].

Of course, six teams passed on Steph Curry during the 2009 NBA Draft. We're not sure how many teams would be willing to do the same thing. James Harden is the only other player from that draft that can rival Steph's on-court ability.

ESPN will broadcast the NBA Draft at 7:00 p.m. ET on Thursday night.

Stay tuned.