Noah's dilemma: Pros and cons of staying in school

Updated: April 28, 2006, 2:47 PM ET
By Jay Williams | Special to ESPN.com

Joakim Noah has been facing the same dilemma I faced five years ago.

If he goes to the NBA, the carefree days of college life at Florida are over. If he stays in school, he's costing himself a lot of money and a chance to be one of the top picks in this year's draft. I know the feeling.

When I was a 20-year-old sophomore at Duke, I seriously considered putting my name in the NBA draft. A lot of people were telling me I should -- they told me I could be the No. 1 pick. Michael ...

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