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Former Liberty County H.S. Star McRae Drafted in the NBA

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Jordan McRae's dream of playing in the NBA is getting closer.  Thursday night the former Liberty County High School star was chosen in the second round of the 2014 NBA Draft by the World Champion San Antonio Spurs.  Less than a half hour after he was drafted, reports surfaced that the Spurs traded McRae to the Philadelphia 76ers.

McRae averaged nearly 19 points and 3.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game in his Senior season at the University of Tennessee. He's a 23-year-old 6'5" shooting guard.  McRae was taken with the 58th out of 60 picks.  He finished with more than 1,500 points in his UT career.... 16th all-time in points.

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