Despite Injury, Montreal’s Chris Boucher Hopeful Heading Into NBA Draft
Despite injury, Montreal’s Chris Boucher hopeful heading into NBA draft
While his fellow draft prospects have been sprinting up and down NBA courts in countless professional auditions, Canada’s Chris Boucher has finally graduated to running in the University of Oregon pool, the weightlessness of the water cushioning his surgically-repaired knee.
The 24-year-old from Montreal could write one of most remarkable Cinderella stories in Thursday night’s NBA draft in Brooklyn.
Or wary teams could look past him entirely.
Boucher, who’s 10 weeks into rehabilitating a torn ACL, finds himself in a familiar position, forced to make the most of an unlucky hand he’s been dealt.
“A lot of teams have shown interest, …