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Is It Too Soon To Call Anthony Bennett A Bust? | SportsonEarth.com

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ANTHONY BENNETT
Anthony Bennett #15 of the Cleveland Cavaliers stands against the Brooklyn Nets during a game at the Quicken Loans Arena on October 30, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images) | Ned Dishman via Getty Images
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American cinema classic Space Jam (which just got its own 30 for 30) features a scene in which a collection of skilled NBA players and Shawn Bradley have their talent stolen by stumpy extraterrestrials employing a plot device slash basketball. Said scene raises important questions about what exactly happened to Cleveland Cavaliers rookie non-sensation Anthony Bennett in this draft night photo. Positing that the no. 1 pick in the NBA draft had his talent absorbed by a magical alien basketball may seem a heuristic leap, but not much else stands up to Occam's razor here. This much is certain though -- Bennett is having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad rookie season.

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