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Bob Knight: It's as if the NBA raped college basketball

As always The General is spot on, the NBA is destroying collegiate basketball. I'm sure he will be the recipient of undeserved grief as a result of the rape reference. How I long for the Keady/Knight days of long ago.

http://www.sportingnews.com/ncaa-basketball/story/2014-03-25/bob-knight-nba-raped-college-basketball-ncaa-tournament-one-and-done-espn-radio

"If I were involved with the NBA I wouldn't want a 19-year-old or a 20-year-old kid, to bring into all the travel and all the problems that exist in the NBA. I would want a much more mature kid. I would want a kid that maybe I've been watching on another team and now he's 21, 22 years old instead of 18 or 19, and I might trade for that kid. On top of it all, the NBA does a tremendous, gigantic disservice to college basketball. It's as though they've raped college basketball in my opinion.

"Major League Baseball has the best idea of all. Three years before they'll take a kid out of college, then they have a minor league system that they put the kids in. I'm sure that if the NBA followed the same thing, there would be a lot of kids in a minor league system that still were not good enough to play in the major NBA."

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