On Friday the University of Florida’s Thrilling Three sophomore hoopsters–Joiachim Noah, Al Horford, and Corey Brewer–defied conventional wisdom and announced they would forego certain millions in the NBA draft to go for another NCAA championship. The super sophomores said they enjoyed being teammates and playing for the Gators.
Yes, they could be rich by the summer, but money isn’t everything. How much is a year of your life worth, after all? Priceless. Once you turn pro, basketball becomes more of a business and less of a joy. Give these guys another year (at least) in Gainesville to shoot for their dreams together.
Who says the money god rules America?