MSU Basketball: Keith Appling’s chances with the NBA

Early on in the 2013-14 Michigan State Basketball season, Keith Appling was playing the best basketball of his college career. At the time, it was looking like he was a look to be picked somewhere in the 2nd round of this year’s NBA Draft. However, a wrist injury in the middle of the season derailed all those things. In this week’s isportsweb Freep column, I take a look back on Appling’s career at MSU and his chances in the NBA.


As former Michigan State basketball players Gary Harris and Adreian Payne prepare for the 2014 NBA Draft, one in which they’re both expected to be picked somewhere in the draft’s first round, there’s another former MSU basketball player who is also hoping to fulfill his dreams of one day playing in the NBA.

His tale and career at MSU is an interesting one to say the least, which makes his case as a potential draftee an intriguing one.

In the root of it all, Keith Appling came to Michigan State as a scorer…. to continue reading click here.


Keith Appling.

Keith Appling.