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SCOT POLLARD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Spurs' Popovich briefly considered drafting Scot Pollard over Tim Duncan

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich admitted he considered drafting Scot Pollard over Tim Duncan in the 1997 NBA Draft.  The Spurs had the No. 1 pick that year and Duncan, the All-American center from Wake Forest, was expected to go first. But Popovich remembered Kansas big man Pollard catching his eye as well.  "It's a true story," Popovich said Monday before the Spurs...
Via Fox Sports
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Spurs Very Briefly Considered Pollard Instead Of Duncan

Gregg Popovich was asked pregame by Mark Montieth of Pacers.com if a rumor he had heard was true, that he had to be talked into drafting Tim Duncan ahead of Scot Pollard. Pollard is currently doing television and radio work for the Pacers and was standing five feet away from the conversation. “You know, you say that sarcastically but it’s a true story,” said Popovich. “It’s...
Via RealGM
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Scot Pollard had the best/creepiest broadcast debut ever

During his playing days, Scot Pollard was one of the more, umm… unique personalities in the NBA.  One only has to do a Google Image search of all of his hair and facial hair combinations to see that.  Since transitioning into a television analyst career, he’s brought all that uniqueness with him.  Pollard made his debut with the Pacers broadcast team last night and had this...
Via Awful Announcing
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Pollard joins KU basketball

Kansas coach Bill Self announced Wednesday that guard Josh Pollard has joined the men’s basketball team as a walk-on. Pollard will be a freshman eligibility-wise for the 2014-15 season. A native Cedar Hills, Utah, Josh Pollard, nephew of former KU men’s basketball standout Scot Pollard, graduated from Orem High School in Orem, Utah, in 2012. The 6-4 guard then served a two-year...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-KU star Pollard says of 'Jayhawkers': 'I'm a history guy. And it made me think.'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Scot Pollard isn't Gene Hackman. And "Jayhawkers" isn't "Hoosiers." "This isn't just a basketball film," Pollard, the former Kansas and NBA big man-turned-pundit/producer/actor, tells FOXSportsKansasCity.com. "(It's) mostly a movie about Wilt Chamberlain and (ex-KU coach) Phog Allen. Not just because (Wilt) was the greatest basketball player of all time, not just...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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