Kentucky big man Willie Cauley-Stein is expected to be a lottery pick in this year’s NBA Draft.

How good will Cauley-Stein be at the next level? Pretty damn good, if you believe Larry Bird.

According to Cauley-Stein, Bird told him “‘I think you’re a $100 million dollar player” in a pre-draft meeting with Pacers brass.

From Candace Buckner of the Indy Star via Twitter: