I'm in catch-up mode after hangin' at Lake Monroe this weekend. Here are some links of interest from what I missed:
DraftExpress: Word on the Street, June 22nd
Jonathan Givony has the latest rumblings coming from NBA Draft preparations. The first item of interest is the list of players invited to attend the NBA Draft in person to walk up on stage when their name is called. Tyler Hansbrough, Eric Maynor and James Johnson were among those invited. DeJuan Blair, Earl Clark and Terrence Williams were not invited. Hmm.
Bruno's latest Caught in the Web
Conrad Brunner runs down the latest action from the Fieldhouse and wonders aloud about what we can learn from the players the Pacers brought in for pre-draft workouts. Note: Live Fan Mock Draft tentatively set for tomorrow at Noon.
Bird ready to talk about Pacers' draft hopes
Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird will discuss his plans for the NBA draft on Monday at 1 PM. And by discuss I mean unload as many comments of misdirection as the media can swallow.
Mike Wells' NBA mock draft
Mike mocks it up and offers up Eric Maynor for the Pacers. I like it. Adding a little more intrigue to the game.
PACERS: Prospect Interview: Tyler Hansbrough
Tyler Hansbrough is selling himself big time. As always with Hansbrough, gotta like the effort.
PACERS: Prospect Interview: Gerald Henderson
Gerald Henderson would love to run with the Pacers.
- Tyler Hansbrough checks in with JMV (audio) while in town for his workout with the Pacers.
- Tyler Hansbrough and Gerald Henderson chat with Michael Grady (audio) after their workout with the Pacers.
Josh McRoberts the next Birdman?
Shoals takes issue with comments from Mike Wells about the Pacers hoping Josh McRoberts can develop into a Chris "Birdman" Andersen-type player. I totally agree with Shoals on the je ne sais quoi comments and in fact, those type of emotional elements of the game are what I enjoy most about the NBA.
Diener decides to remain with Pacers
Sean Stevenson reacts to the news that Travis Diener has let common sense rule the day and opted to remain with the Pacers for the final year of his contract.
Blair: Weight Down, Stock Up for NBA Draft
John Grupp reports on the hometown hero, DeJuan Blair preparing for a huge moment in his life on Thursday night.
Tyler Hansbrough: The last senior?
Mark Dent takes a look at Tyler Hansbrough stock in the draft as a rare four-year big man still considered a first rounder.