Originally posted on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 8/26/13
Nik Stauskas appeared on Perry Lefko’s ‘Be My Guest’ show at NextSportStar last week and hit on a wide range of topics from last season, to Steve Nash, to his improved athleticism this summer to Justin Bieber. You can watch the length interview in the embedded media player below or find some highlights and quotes after the jump. On freshman expectations: “Coming in I definitely wanted to play. That was one thing that I definitely wanted to do. Whether that was me scoring on the court or being a rebounder or a passer – I just wanted to be on the court to start with. The fact that coach Beilein gave me an opportunity to get on the floor early and prove myself, I thank him for that and it was a lot of fun.” On whether shooting was always a key to his game: “Definitely. from day one shooting was always something I took the most pride in. my dad helped me with that an early age. Just getting out in my back yard and getting as many reps as I could. That’s what got me to that point right...
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