November 9th, 2018 at 11:57 PM ^

Caris has been an absolute BEAST this season. With THJ, Burke, Lavert, Nik....Beilein’s hands are all over the NBA. And just getting started. Hopefully Wagner and DJ Wilson blow up as well. 


November 10th, 2018 at 7:55 AM ^

If I'm an elite recruit, I've got to do some basic math . . . "OK, Kansas, Kentucky, UNC, Duke are going to throw a few thousand dollars at me as a recruit, but that's not going to make up for the millions I'll get in the NBA after Beilien develops me at Michigan."

It's basic arithmetic.




November 10th, 2018 at 8:37 AM ^

This would only apply to those players who aren't NBA ready out of high school. The one and dones go to those schools because they aren't required to do anything school related, just go play your one year of required college ball really quick and possibly leave with some hardware on the way out. 


November 10th, 2018 at 12:12 AM ^

Gary was definitely playing inspired defense. You could see  he was putting a little more into it on this play. He was up tight 40 feet away from the hoop


November 10th, 2018 at 1:41 AM ^

Absolutely love watching him play.

Here's an early season highlight video (two days ago, so doesn't include the latest game winner, but does include his previous game winner in the season):

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Not sure how to get the embed working. If anyone would tell me how I'd appreciate it.

In the meantime you can find the video here: https://youtu.be/IZOwhAlfEWA


November 10th, 2018 at 8:06 AM ^

https://www.netsdaily.com/2018/11/8/18075118/caris-levert-a-leap-of-faith-that-may-turn-into-a-As Jonathan Givony of Draft Express and ESPN wrote recently, many medical staffs on other teams simply said, forget him, take him off your boards altogether. The Nets medical staff, which includes the surgeon who did that bone graft, was of the opposite opinion. As a result, the highest any mock draft had him was 38th by Draft Express. The Nets believed in his potential so much that they traded one of their top players