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2015 NBA Draft: Boston Celtics draft Georgia State's R.J. Hunter with the No. 28 pick

Georgia State's all-time best scorer earned the favor of the Boston Celtics with the No. 28 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft

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With the No. 28 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, the Boston Celtics have selected Georgia State junior R.J. Hunter.

Hunter won his way into the hearts of the nation with his late game-winning shot from the parking lot against Baylor that had his father and coach, Ron Hunter, falling off his stool on the sidelines and starting its very own internet meme.

But Hunter wasn't all about drama. He averaged 19.7 points per game alongside Ryan Harrow as one of the best backcourts in the country. At 6-6, he was also an asset on the defensive end, adding over two steals per game and a block per contest.

Hunter was the two-time Sun Belt Player of the Year, and the CAA Rookie of the Year in his three years. He leaves the Panthers as the all-time leading scorer at the school, a talent that he will be able to take to the NBA, as one of the top offensive players in the draft.

FiveThirtyEight.com projects Hunters with a 12.1 percent chance of being a solid starter over his first two to five seasons in the NBA, and a 38.6 percent chance of being a strong role player.