NBA Draft 2014: Isaiah Austin to be honored, provide commentary

Written By Kami Mattioli
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On Sunday, Isaiah Austin knew his dream was over when he learned he was diagnosed with Marfan's Syndrome.

On Tuesday, he began a new dream, as he learned that his invite to the 2014 NBA Draft included an honor different than the one he had originally planned for.

MORE: What is Marfan's Syndrome? | NBA Draft rumors

Commissioner Adam Silver invited the former Baylor center to New York City to take part in the entire experience as his guest.

While in the Big Apple, Austin also has plans to meet with the Marfan Foundation which is headquartered in New York City to discuss a potential partnership to spread awareness of the disease.

 

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