The NBA Selecting Isaiah Austin Made For The Most Touching Moment In The 2014 Draft

Isaiah Austin, you are the real MVP.

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Last night, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver recognized Isaiah Austin as an honorary draft pick by calling his name on behalf of the league. The two shared a touching moment up on stage, which immediately became the highlight of the night.

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Just a few days before the draft, Austin (who was considered to be a first-round pick) was diagnosed with a career-ending disease called Marfan syndrome.

The commissioner then said the words that Austin will probably never forget: “With the next pick in the 2014 NBA draft, the NBA selects Isaiah Austin, from Baylor University."