A pair of former Michigan State players received chances with NBA teams on Sunday.
Free agent guard Drew Neitzel has signed with the Dallas Mavericks.
The defending NBA champions announced the move Sunday, when they also confirmed they had acquired Lamar Odom from the Los Angeles Lakers.
A former Michigan State standout, Neitzel went undrafted in 2008 but played for Minnesota's summer league team and then Portland's the next summer. Neitzel played in...
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December 11, 2011
The Dallas Mavericks announced today they have signed free agent guard Drew Neitzel. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Neitzel (6-0, 180) was a standout at Michigan State University where he was named All-America Second Team in 2007. During his four-year career as a Spartan, he played in 138 career games. Neitzel’s [...]
When Tom Izzo looks at this current Michigan State Spartans crew, he sees similarities to the 2007- 2008 Drew Neitzel led squad. The coach referenced this at the school’s media day and said that this year’s team is young, gritty but close-knit.
Neitzel’s team, and it was his team no doubt, is like the mold of this year’s squad.
That final four team had lost its trio of superstars—stellar...