Found July 24, 2013 on
Glenn Robinson III
Tim Hardaway Jr
New York Knicks
Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III have spent a large part of their summers traveling to LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Amare Stoudemire’s Nike camps. The invitation only events provide an opportunity to compete against other college stars but more importantly to showcase their skills in front of NBA scouts. The motivation behind the camps is no secret, the 2014 NBA Draft process starts now. Despite the fact that additional early NBA Draft attrition could be inevitable next April, John Beilein is most impressed with how both players have handled themselves in their return.
“I’ve heard some great comments on both of them in some of the areas that they’ve really improved on,” Beilein told reporters on Tuesday morning. “Whether it’s passing, shooting, defending – that’s all music to our ears . I just love their attitude. They’ve unpacked their bags and say we’re going to make Michigan as good of a team as we can be.”
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The following is a short history of how John Beilein changed the culture of the Michigan Basketball program. In six seasons he has completely revitalized Michigan Basketball and firmly established himself as one of the best coaches in school history.
In 2007, John Beilein inherited a Michigan Basketball program that was stuck in neutral, playing in a decaying arena with an underachieving...
While Michigan’s assistant coaches were busy on the recruiting trail over the past few weeks, John Beilein was in Kazan, Russia, contributing as an assistant coach for Team USA at the World University Games.
The United States finished a disappointing ninth, after a 94-85 loss to Canada in the final game of the preliminary round knocked them out of medal contention. However, despite...
Michigan was the third youngest major conference basketball team last season but had leadership where it counted, in the backcourt. This season, the Wolverines have just two players with more than sophomore eligibility and John Beilein won’t have the luxury of leaning on the best player in the country to run his offense. Instead, he could look to a freshman.
“The big difference...
WASHINGTON — If the Nike Global Challenge made one thing crystal clear about Kameron Chatman, it’s that the Class of 2014 prospect will do whatever’s needed of him.
Whether that’s rebounding, deferring offensively, or cheering from the bench, Chatman put on his best team hat during the four-day tournament and his USA West team won four consecutive games and the championship...
John Beilein remembers an early conversation with Ben Cronin, his first commitment at Michigan, vividly.
‘Was Michigan ever good at basketball?’
That was Ben Cronin in 2007. Beilein excused the question because Cronin “grew up watching Sports Center in 1999 when we took a hiatus from the post season” but six years later Michigan basketball is back.
Michigan hadn’t been...
Michigan coach John Beilein is back from the World University games in Russia, eager to resume workouts with the team this summer and ready to get back out on the recruiting trail for the third leg of the July evaluation period starting Wednesday. VIDEO included.