History was made last night as former Iowa State Cyclone Mike Taylor became the first draft pick out of the NBDL (Idaho Stampede) when the Portland Trailblazers picked him with the 55th pick. He was later traded to the Los Angeles Clippers.
I'm interested to find out if people think he'll stick in the NBA. He turned the ball over a bit much at ISU, and I'm not sure if he's going to be physically strong enough, but he shoots just well enough and has just good enough ballhandling skills that he could have a shot to stick.
Of course, he very well may end up back in the NBDL as well. It is nice, however, to see another Cyclone gone pro, even if Taylor didn't do it in the traditional fashion.