In 2015, Frank Kaminsky, Sam Dekker and Duje Dukan entered the NBA and their summers are full of rest, youth summer camps, twitter and Summer League.
The Badgers' leading scorer has entered his name into the 2016 NBA draft, but should he return to Wisconsin for another year.
Although a back injury has sidelined him for most of his rookie season, former Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker is excited to get back to work with the Houston Rockets, not regretting his decision to live out his N.B.A. dreams.
Before we ring in 2016, BadgerNation looks back at the five most memorable moments of the 2015 Wisconsin sports calendar.
December 31, 2015
Fantasy Basketball Expert James Cowan previews the Houston Rockets from a Fantasy perspective heading into the 2015-16 NBA season.
October 3, 2015
Choosing to skip his senior year to follow his NBA dreams, Sam Dekker saw the decision pay off Saturday when he was selected by the Houston Rockets with the 18th pick in the 2015 NBA draft, giving Wisconsin two first-round picks for the first time in draft history.
It's unusual for the University of Wisconsin to get a former athlete drafted, let alone one being selected in the first round. In the annual NBA draft tonight, the Badgers could have two former players - Sam Dekker and Frank Kaminsky - be selected in the top 15.
Tonight is the night! Scout NBA expert Matthew McCreary breaks down the best pro prospects in the country.