Colorado guard Spencer Dinwiddie tore the ACL in his left knee during a game against Washington on Jan. 12. Six months later, rather than gearing up for his senior season with the Buffaloes, Dinwiddie is expecting to be selected in the NBA draft. Depending on which mock draft you read, Dinwiddie could be a first-round pick.
"Whoever drafts me is going to have to have faith in me not just as a basketball player but as a person," Dinwiddie says. "For them to do that, coming off the injury, that's going to be a very big deal to me, and it's going to make me want to give my heart and soul to that team."
Here is the rest of Dinwiddie's story in his own words: