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By Robert Gagliardi
WyoSports 

James ready to improve his game, take on new challenge with Cowboys

 

June 16, 2018

COURTESY/ Shannon Broderick/ Laramie Boomerang

Wyoming guard Justin James shoots over New Mexico guard Dane Kuiper on Feb. 20 at the Arena-Auditorium in Laramie.

LARAMIE – Justin James got the feedback he wanted.

Now, the University of Wyoming senior guard is back on campus working on what NBA coaches and staff told him to improve in order to give professional basketball at the highest level a shot next year.

The 6-foot-7, 180-pound James was one of approximately 150 underclassmen who, at the very least, tested the NBA draft waters to see how they stacked up. James didn't hire an agent and recently returned to UW for his senior season.

James worked out for three NBA teams – Boston, Houston and San Antonio.

"It is kind of sudden," James said of h...



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