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Tim Hardaway, Jr. - Michigan
- Game 1 - 25 mins, 25 pts, 5 rebs, 2 asts, 0 blks, 0 stls
Mitch McGary - Michigan
Game 5 - 27 mins, 18 pts, 5 rebs, 2 asts, 2 blks, 0 stls
Nik Stauskas - Michigan
- Game 1 - 32 mins, 14 pts, 0 rebs, 3 asts, 2 blks, 2 stls
Darius Morris - Michigan
- Game 1 - 15 mins, 12 pts, 2 rebs, 1 ast, 0 blks, 1 stl
|14 hours 17 min ago||I think it could be codified at 50%||
When partly cloudy becomes mostly cloudy, taking it from mostly sunny to partly sunny.
Or perhaps I should say it reverses when it passes over the 50% line... At 50% it would be partly both.
Let me think about it some more.
|15 hours 8 min ago||Thought it was going to be "only first round pick from Michigan"||
and bemoaning the state of the program, and how're we gonna get any good recruits if...? Etc.
But I clicked anyway.
|5 days 6 hours ago||JMorgan had a very good night tonight in summer league||
After sitting out the last couple of games, he got more minutes tonight and used them well. A couple nice dunks should make the highlight film, 5 out of 6 shooting, and the night's coach (one of the Wolves ass'ts, who looks like a former player) was cheering him on and patting him on the back. Nice.
Semi OT: Robinson III also had a very good night, finally getting one of his high-flying dunks off a nice pass from the Wolves' first round pick, doing better at the foul line and a couple 3-pt shots falling. Looked much more comfortable tonight and his shots looked smooth. 17 points, a few rebounds, an assist and a steal, and no turnovers.
|6 days 14 hours ago||Streaming||
The NBA.com subscription for the rest of the Summer League play is now only $4.99: LINK
The times listed for the two games are 4:30 EDT for Sac v. Minne and 6:00 EDT for Utah v. San Antonio. Don't know if that's a change or if the stream is half-hour delayed.
|6 days 14 hours ago||a bartender at Fraser's Pub for a spell?||
That must have been the year he wasn't an academic All-American.
|6 days 15 hours ago||Last night's game & Darius vs. Trey later today||
GRIII looked more energetic last night, but in limited minutes off the bench.
TV shot of JMo on the bench: He looked very sad. (Was before I checked the final stats to see he didn't play at all, but he must have known he wasn't going in.) But go engineering!
Darius Morris, on the other hand, is in the starting line-up for the Spurs and looking very good, though they were pretty successful last year and have all (or most?) of their guys coming back. But they like him enough to have an interview with him on the front page of their website: "Morris Making Plays."
He'll be facing Trey today right after Kings v. Wolves (7:30 Eastern).
|1 week 6 hours ago||What I find most fascinating||
is that M-Live changed the title in the article from what is indicated in the full link:
The article headline now has "...gained plenty of attention." I suppose that's a word less likely to be misunderstood as implying naughty tendencies. Or maybe it's just the creative spelling.
|1 week 16 hours ago||Interesting branches to the coaching tree(s)||
Article points out that the new head coach at Marist was an ass't under Beilein at WVa, replacing Jeff Bower, who was named general manager of the Detroit Pistons. Could training and experience lead him back to the area some day?
|1 week 21 hours ago||I'd apologize for my seeming redundant up there||
except that we agree this can be said again and again.
|1 week 21 hours ago||His story has been on the blog, but there's new stuff here||
He left his job in the financial sector to return to the program as a recruiting assistant, and, more importantly, to take part in a pilot program funded by the NCAA to increase awareness of mental health issues for student-athletes:
And even if there weren't new information, telling his story again might help someone out there who hasn't heard it.
|1 week 1 day ago||Nice little video on the Spurs' website front page||
Although it's entitled "Morris Making Plays"
it's also Morris making quotes: "The culture here is... very distinguished."
|1 week 1 day ago||Parents live on in their children||
But, as you've so beautifully proven, they also live on in their stories. And someday you'll surprise yourself when you find yourself telling the stories with a smile on your face, instead of the pain they must cause you today.
Thanks for sharing these with us.
|1 week 2 days ago||I think he meant that if he doesn't jump the gun||
someone lower on the list may commit, so he'd be losing his chance while Michigan has other guys on the list that they must like or they wouldn't have offered.
|1 week 3 days ago||THJ stats from Summer League Game #1||
A couple assists and 5 rebounds in addition to his point-per-minute:
Interesting to compare with Mitch's 5th game (also pretty impressive):
Same # of rebs & asts. Okay, so Tim didn't get the two blocks. But he's not just a shooter. Start drinking.
Source: BT Powerhouse - with daily reports on the B1G guys. A couple others who spread out their contributions on Friday:
|1 week 4 days ago||You're leaving for your honeymoon tomorrow?||
Um... You're not writing this during your wedding I hope?
Congrats, and have a great time. Ignore us for a while.
|1 week 4 days ago||Got it. Thanks, guys.||
Did you know that although Coney island hot dogs are not eaten at Coney Island, in Montreal they're called Michigan dogs? (Thought I should contribute something useful.)
|1 week 4 days ago||You may have something there.||
Don't know about the team as a whole, but THJ had a great opening game in the Summer League yesterday, top scorer (25 pts) for the Knicklets, half-time interview choice, as well as photo of choice for their website report.
Several highhlight plays including one showing great mentoring chemistry with their draft pick, Cleanthony Early. [The photo got a little squished here. THJ actually looks like he's put on some good weight.]
|1 week 4 days ago||Doesn't this article make it clear that Roseboro is an end?||
Or at least that's how M is recruiting him.
EDIT: This was meant to be a reply further up there, so I'll edit all but to add that I wasn't quite sure what you mean by "a coney dog from DT." Great phrase, however. So feel free to clarify.
|1 week 5 days ago||Yeah, I thought it was pretty classy.||
Google Image is my friend. Happy B'day to both you and The Dad!
|1 week 5 days ago||And the M guys representing||
Watched Mitch's last game and whoever the commentator was who wasn't Kendell Gill said he was most surprised about Mitch. Apparently he's not just a non-shooter. Lots of good highlights, and constant focus of the commentary. Pretty much the same for Tim H. in the Knicks' first game. Odd to think he was the rep for his first year's starters, interviewed about mentoring the Knicks' draft pick, with a highlight dish to the rookie for a dunk, with both enjoying it as if they were still in college. (McGary looked so serious. Except for his shoes.)
Tonight at 10:00 Eastern: Darius with the Spurs will be playing Stauskas with the Kings. Still time for the one-day free trial stream on NBA.com.
|1 week 5 days ago||Well, if we're planning ahead for Dad...||
I suspected you weren't turning 3 and chances are you're not named Jacob, but here's another stylish option to adapt:
|1 week 5 days ago||There was a free trial period||
Either for the first day or the first day you try it. Then I think it's $14.99 for streaming the entire summer league schedule.
Just checked: Summer League Live. Still says "Free Trial Today."
EDIT: Apparently it was for the first day of the Orlando League play, and again today as the Las Vegas League starts. Giving you the bonus of McGary (with several highlights) and the L.V. games of M interest.
|1 week 5 days ago||(No subject)||
|2 weeks 1 day ago||So, so sad.||
My dad had his first heart attack when I was just a child, and later died from "non-A/non-B" hepatitis (now screenable as Hep-C) via blood transfusion during his bypass surgery, knowing the risks of the surgery in those early years but not wanting to live as an invalid. We did get him for several healthy years after the surgery and will be eternally grateful for every one of them.
Thank you for the incredible photo so we can share a bit of your loveliest memories as well as your sorrow.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||The video on 60 minutes [too late to edit/insert]||
featuring Vivek Ranadivé was part of an Anderson Cooper feature on Malcolm Gladwell ("The Power of the Underdog"), so includes video of the team he coached and worth a view. Something weird happened with embedding attempt, but here's the LINK to webpage which includes both video and transcription (pertinent part below).
[Yes, he has a couple engineering degrees as well as his MBA. And you NBA fans probably know that he bought the Warriors before the Kings.]
|2 weeks 1 day ago||There was just a piece on [60 Minutes was it?]||
about this very wealthy guy volunteering to coach his daughter's basketball team even though he didn't know a thing about basketball. So he studied it. And taught his undersized girls that they clearly weren't going to win with dunks, so they'd have to do it by running around, waving their hands and constantly getting in the other team's way. The team ended up undefeated.
So he grew fond of basketball and bought the Kings.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Thanks for the cue||
The picture I can never resist posting:
|2 weeks 4 days ago||'Prentice Pistons over Rookie Rockets||
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Free trial today for streaming Summer League||
on NBA.com. Still time to watch Mitch for free and less than 2 mins for Pistons/Rockets.
|3 weeks 17 hours ago||Kings' website article on their crowdsourcing approach||
LINK to their process.
And, while we're at it, Nik's introductory press conference: