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Rosco Allen goes undrafted in 2016 NBA Draft

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Rosco Allen is a long shot to play in the NBA

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Former Stanford forward Rosco Allen went undrafted in the 2016 NBA draft as expected. That said, just because Allen went undrafted does not mean his basketball career is over. Allen has opportunities left on the table.

Because Allen went undrafted, Allen is now an undrafted free agent (UDFA). UDFA's can sign with any team that offer a contract to them. The problem for Allen is he has not received much interest from teams. If Allen ends up signing with a team, Allen will join that team's summer league team. Summer League teams are filled with players fighting for a small chance at a roster spot in a very small amount of games. This means that Allen's chances to get a roster spot are slim to none,  if he were to even get signed.

Lets say that Allen signs with a team, and really shines in the Summer League. Teams will look at Allen and see if they want to bring him into training camp. In training camp, Allen will have to compete with about 5 other players for a roster spot. With all these obstacles in his way, Allen to say the least will have an uphill battle to make the NBA.

The best option for Allen to continue his basketball career is to play in the NBA Development League or to play basketball in another country.

Allen was Stanford's best player last season, averaging 15.6 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. Allen also received a first team All-PAC-12 selection.