The title Tari Eason didn’t dominate predraft discussions, nevertheless it acquired a brand new heft when introduced because the Rockets’ seventeenth general decide within the 2022 NBA Draft.
Nobody anticipated this final fall earlier than Eason began his sophomore season in Baton Rouge. Not his coaches at LSU, not numerous draft consultants across the nation, not expertise evaluators within the NBA. Perhaps no person besides Eason himself. Not but, anyway.