Monthly Archives: June 2007
Here’s my story on the draft from today’s paper. Nick would have liked to have gone in the lottery, but he really didn’t sound at all disappointed.
First a little background on Young. When at Cleveland, he played AAU ball for Pump-N-Run with Gilbert Arenas Sr. as his coach. I’ll have more on that in my article that runs in the paper. Quotes from Nick … “It’s … Continue reading
Nick Young went with the 16th pick to the Washington Wizards, where he’ll unite with another San Fernando Valley prep product in Gilbert Arenas. I’ll have more from Nick shortly.
Here’s the teams Nick Young worked out for, and their pick in the first round: Memphis (4), Boston (5), Charlotte (8), Philadelphia (12), New Orleans (13), Clippers (14), Detroit (15), Washington (16), New Jersey (17), Golden State (18), Lakers (19), … Continue reading
Gabe Pruitt’s agency says he will not be speaking to the media this week until after the draft. Pruitt, who gave up his senior year at USC by declaring for the draft and hiring an agent, is projected as a … Continue reading
http://www.dailynews.com/sports/ci_6228963 Don MacLean on Young: “I think his downside is to be a good NBA player. Then the sky’s the limit. He has all the tools with his athleticism and offensive skill. I’m hopeful for Nick that he can be … Continue reading
Nick Young learned today that airlines don’t care if you’re soon to be a first-round draft pick. His originally 3 p.m. flight to New Orleans was canceled twice. Now he’s scheduled to leave at midnight and fly all night before … Continue reading
Nick plans to visit New Orleans on Monday, Charlotte on Tuesday and Boston on Wednesday before heading to New York for Thursday’s NBA draft.
Nick met with the Lakers today.