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The Reason Shane Larkin Is A Maverick — Not A Ranger

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27:  Shane Larkin of Miami poses for a photo with NBA Commissioner David Stern after Larkin was drafted #18 overall in the first round by the Atlanta Hawks during the 2013 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 27, 2013 in in the Brooklyn Bourough of New York City.  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.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Shane Larkin poses for a photo with NBA Commissioner David Stern. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

The Dallas Mavericks selected, traded and got Shane Larkin in Thursday night’s NBA Draft. Shane is the son of MLB Hall of Famer Barry Larkin … but why is the son of one of baseball’s best players not on the diamond, but instead on the hardwood?

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