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Mitch McGary on criticism over positive pot test at Michigan: ‘Whatever, so what’ (video)

When Mitch McGary tested positive for marijuana in March while nursing a back injury that prematurely ended his season in December, the then-Michigan Wolverines basketball star read the writing on the wall. Either accept the customary one-year NCAA suspension, meaning he would miss the entire 2014-15 men’s basketball season, or declare for the 2014 NBA […] The post Mitch McGary...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitch McGary on his pot use in college: 'So what'

A positive marijuana test administered by the NCAA is the reason Mitch McGary is no longer on the Michigan basketball team. What many criticized to be an archaic rule -- a year-long suspension for a single positive test -- basically forced McGary's hand, and he opted in late April to pledge for the NBA. The Oklahoma City Thunder took the Michigan sophomore with the 21st pick...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Thunder Rookie Mitch McGary: ‘So What’ I Smoked Weed In College (Video)

Mitch McGary has no problem talking about the drug suspension that prematurely ended his college career at Michigan. The 22-year-old power forward tested positive for marijuana late last season and, facing a one-year ban from college hoops, elected to declare for the 2014 NBA draft, where he was selected No. 21 overall by the Oklahoma City Thunder. McGary was very candid about...
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitch McGary: I Smoked The Weed, So What?

Last season OKC Thunder’s Mitch McGary faced a one year NCAA ban after testing positive for marijuana while playing for the University of Michigan. The 6’10 forward believes the entire situation was actually good for him. “It was a learning moment. The way I handled it was mature and responsible so I think people actually took my side against the NCAA,” he explained. ...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Former Michigan Forward Mitch McGary Says His Suspension In College For Marijuana Use Was “A Good Thing” And “A Learning Moment”

It was a bit of a surprise earlier this year when Michigan forward Mitch McGary announced that he would forego his final two years of eligibility to declare for the NBA Draft. Word later came out that McGary was facing a year-long suspension for testing positive for marijuana, which played a major role in McGary — who missed basically the entire 2013-14 season with a back injury...
Via College Spun
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Mitch McGary throws down awkward dunk

Well, this dunk by Mitch McGary won't ever win him a dunk contest.The Oklahoma City Thunder rookie unveiled the unorthodox and awkward dunk during the NBA rookie photo shoot on Sunday.Yep, a somersault and slow-footed sprint to the ball is involved before the Michigan Wolverine product throws down a one-handed jam.Via Bleacher Report
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitch McGary does weird things, dunks during NBA rookie photo shoot (VIDEO)

via Vine Thunder rookie power forward Mitch McGary showed off a decent dunk and some UN-athleticism during the NBA Rookie Photo Shoot this weekend.  A solid toss, a wicked awkward backwards somersault and then a pretty decent dunk for a big white dude. It appears his back is feeling better.  It also appears he needs work on his floor routine. [Thanks to TBL]
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

McGary Encouraged By Fit With Thunder

Mitch McGary sees being drafted by the Oklahoma City Thunder as a strong positive despite falling to the 21st overall pick. McGary should immediately see quality minutes on a title contender. “This is the fit for me and I’m happy overall with where I ended up,” McGary said. “Hopefully we have a bunch of veteran big guys that I learn from, Nick Collison, Kendrick Perkins,...
Via RealGM
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

GIFs: Mitch McGary Shows Off His Game in 18-Point, 13-Rebound Summer League Performance

Mitch McGary posted eight points in his Summer League debut for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Monday, in his second showing, the former Michigan Wolverine upped the ante. McGary dropped 18 points and hauled down 13 boards in the Thunder’s 98-84 win, while flashing some impressive defense and his familiar ability to run the floor. A couple highlights from Mcgary’s outing, both courtesy...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitch McGary makes his presence known immediately in summer league

Here’s how long it took Mitch McGary to announce his presence in his summer league debut. Two seconds. On his first possession in the Thunder’s 84-63 loss to Memphis on the opening day of the Orlando Pro Summer League, the 21st overall pick out of Michigan inbounded the ball from the sideline, just past halfcourt, by tossing a pinpoint lob pass to Jeremy Lamb, who finished...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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