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2014 NBA draft: Notable undrafted players

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Florida's Patric Young was just one of many quality players to go undrafted.

In one of the deepest drafts in recent memory, there were plenty of notable prospects who went undrafted. The caveat -- many of them will have summer league offers and get to choose their new team, at least for the time being.

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Patric Young, C, Florida: Young, a tough interior presence for the Gators, seemed to be a likely second-rounder. Averages of 11 points and 6.2 rebounds on a successful Florida team weren't enough to be one of the 60 selected.

C.J. Fair, F, Syracuse: Fair worked out for a lot of teams and was aggressive about testing himself against good competition. But as a tweener forward, he'll have to catch on over the summer.

Jahii Carson, PG, Arizona State: Before the season, Carson stated his intent to enter the draft. After it, the undersize point guard finds himself without a team.

James Michael McAdoo, F, North Carolina: McAdoo's fall from grace continues, as the former five-star prospect's disappointing UNC career did him no favors. The decision not to return for his senior year backfired, and he'll have to weigh his options now.

Artem Klimenko, C, Russia: Klimenko's stock had been all over, but as a 7-foot physical specimen he looked like a second-round flier. With the option to return to Russia, he'll be one to monitor if he stays  stateside this summer.

Jabari Brown, SG, Missouri: Another underclassman who should have returned. Brown can score, though, and should have suitors.

Melvin Ejim, F, Iowa State: Big 12 Player of the Year faced questions about position and size.

LaQuinton Ross, SF, Ohio State: After Ross showed up to the combine out of shape, this comes as no surprise.

Deonte Burton, PG, Nevada: Being a strong scorer on a mediocre team wasn't enough for Burton to be drafted.

DeAndre Kane, PG, Iowa State: Had a great senior year, but he's 25 and comes with some baggage.

Sean Kilpatrick, G, Cincinnati: Kilpatrick was Cincy's best player and can really score. His advanced age (24) likely played a role here.

Aaron Craft, PG, Ohio State: Craft enjoyed a quality college career, but this isn't a surprise, either. Game just doesn't translate.

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