NBA Roundup: Mitch McGary shines in Summer League, Trey Burke tabbed for USA minicamp

The NBA Summer League is in full force and while Michigan doesn’t have any rookies this year, several former Wolverines are staying busy this summer. Mitch McGary had a grat week at the Orlando Summer League. He looks healthy and explosive and has clearly dropped some weight. He had an impressive 16 point, seven rebound showing against the Memphis Grizzlies that featured this monster...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Former Michigan Star Mitch McGary Decked Out In A Ridiculous Amount Of Wolverines’ Gear At Women’s CWS

If you’re at the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City today, odds are you’ve came across Mitch McGary. At 6-foot-10, 250 pounds, the Thunder forward is a pretty-tough guy to miss. Add in the fact that he’s wearing a ton of Michigan gear and the former Wolverine star probably stands out quite a bit.  Here’s McGary supporting his former school in his new city:...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Mitch McGary makes his long road back

There was a dunk contest when the rookie got together a few weeks ago for their trading card photo shoots and rookie transition program. Each one challenged the next on Twitter to top their dunks. You had Andrew Wiggins challenging Zach LaVine challenging Aaron Gordon challenging Jabari Parker. The video was pretty entertaining and exciting for basketball fans (especially the ones...
Via Crossover Chronicles
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

McGary goes 21st overall to the Thunder

Mitch McGary can now now fully put last season behind him after the Michigan forward/center was selected 21st overall by the Oklahoma City Thunder. McGary saw little action last season after being held out for most of it with a back injury and later surgery. McGary was going to be suspended for the entire 2014-15 NCAA season after testing positive for Marijuana earlier this year...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitch McGary selected No. 21 overall by Oklahoma City Thunder

Dustin Johnston The Oklahoma City Thunder selected Mitch McGary with the No. 21 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. John Beilein first hinted at the news, tweeting “another Wolverine about to go up on the board” moments before McGary was selected. McGary’s career at Michigan saw jubilant highs and frustrating lows, but in the end he reached his dream and is off to the NBA as a first...
Via UM Hoops
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Day Gallery: Mitch McGary

In honor of tonight’s NBA Draft, here’s a look back at some of our favorite photographs from Mitch McGary’s career at Michigan. Full gallery after the jump.
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Roundup: No physical for Mitch McGary as draft day approaches

Mitch McGary worked out for the Milwaukee Bucks over the weekend, but he hasn’t and won’t have a physical before the NBA Draft. “We’re comfortable with it,” McGary’s agent, Mark Bartelstein told MLive on Monday. “It’s a decision we’ve made that we think will be best for Mitch.” McGary spoke with the media after his workout in Milwaukee (see the video above)...
Via UM Hoops
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Mitch McGary’s Pre-NBA Draft Workout

The tape doesn’t lie. Mitch McGary may not find himself a home in Round 1 of the 2014 NBA Draft after an unceremonious early departure from the Michigan Wolverines, but a video posted of a recent McGary workout shows that the talented forward is closer than ever to full health following in-season back surgery. Could McGary still be on the board when the Pistons hit the clock...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Roundup: Latest on Robinson, Stauskas and McGary

Dustin Johnston The NBA Draft is under a month away and Michigan’s three early-entry prospects all appear to be trending upward.  The Draft Combine is in the books, the lottery is set and we’ve reached the phase of draft prep where NBA prospects are shuttled from city to city to participate in an array of workouts and interviews at team facilities. Nik Stauskas is now projected...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Mitch McGary Is Terrible At Doing The “Nae Nae”

Whether you appreciate the hip-hop dance known as the “Nae Nae” or not, you have to admit that some athletes are better at it than others. Former Michigan center Mitch McGary is not one of them. Former Michigan State center Adreian Payne is in Chicago with McGary for pre-draft workouts, and the duo hung out last night. Payne captured some less-than-stellar footage of McGary trying...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite short career, Mitch McGary leaves lasting legacy

For three weeks, Mitch McGary was at the center of the college basketball universe. That was a little over a year ago. It feels like an eternity. When Michigan fans look back on McGary’s brief and wondrous career as a Wolverine, those three weeks will likely be what they think of first. There was his dominant performance against VCU, the first game in which he showed the true breadth...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Three reasons why the Mitch McGary suspension is absurd

Today it was announced that University of Michigan center/ forward Mitch McGary was suspended one calendar year for failing a drug test. As in 365 days. One FULL year. The reason for his failed drug test? Marijuana. That’s right, the very substance that has been deemed legal for recreational use by voters in two US states and legal for medical use in 20 others. Clearly, nobody...
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitch McGary heading to NBA after marijuana suspension

Michigan forward Mitch McGary had the potential to become one of the best interior post players in college basketball next season, but he has decided to forgo his junior and senior seasons and declare for the NBA draft. Unlike others who have made the same decision, McGary was not in a hurry to start his […]
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitch McGary’s departure means the future is now for Michigan’s young frontcourt

Mitch McGary is headed to the NBA, which means Michigan will have one of the youngest and most unproven frontcourts in college basketball next season. Mitch McGary, Glenn Robinson III, Jordan Morgan and Jon Horford accounted for about 95% of the available minutes at the four and five positions last season. They are all gone. Max Bielfeldt, Mark Donnal, DJ Wilson, Ricky Doyle, Kameron...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitch McGary Declares For NBA Draft After Testing Positive For Marijuana

Mitch McGary has declared for the 2014 NBA Draft after testing positive for marijuana. McGary would face a year-long suspension during what would be his junior season at Michigan. McGary told Yahoo! That he smoked marijuana one night in mid-March. McGary played in only eight games in 13-14 before a back injury ended his season. According to multiple NBA scouts, McGary is a likely...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Mitch McGary Headed To NBA After Receiving 1-Year NCAA Ban

Michigan sophomore big man Mitch McGary, after missing almost the entire 2013-2014 season with a back injury, was seriously considering returning to Ann Arbor for his junior year with the Wolverines. That was until, according to Yahoo! Sports, he was hit with a one-year NCAA suspension after testing positive for marijuana during the NCAA Tournament. McGary dressed, but did not play...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan's McGary tests positive for marijuana, will enter NBA Draft

Mitch McGary is leaving Michigan's basketball program to enter the NBA Draft. McGary, who missed much of last season because of a back injury, admitted that he had tested positive for marijuana last month during the NCAA Tournament. He was facing a possible one-year suspension from the NCAA. "Being a part of a program that values integrity, it is important to let everyone know of...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitch McGary heading to the NBA after NCAA busts him for marijuana

After weeks of contemplating as to whether or not he’d go to the NBA, Mitch McGary has come to a decision. However it looks as thought he NCAA made it for him. Friday morning McGary did indeed announce that he’d enter the NBA Draft, but it wasn’t because he had nothing left to prove at the college level, it’s because of a failed NCAA drug test for marijuana taken that sealed...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Mitch McGary Declares For NBA Draft After Positive Marijuana Test

The wait to see whether Michigan’s sophomore forward Mitch McGary was going to declare for the NBA Draft is over. According to Yahoo! Sports’ Dan Wetzel, McGary declared after testing positive for marijuana during this year’s NCAA tournament (which he never played in due to season-ending back surgery earlier in year), which would have suspended […] The post Michigan’s Mitch...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitch McGary to enter NBA Draft after facing one year suspension

Yahoo! Sports’ Dan Wetzel is reporting that Mitch McGary is headed to the NBA Draft after facing a 1 year suspension for failing a NCAA-mandated drug test during the NCAA tournament. This was confirmed in a University of Michigan press release below. “Mitch has had a tremendous impact on our program from the moment he committed to us,” said Beilein. “He has injected an enthusiasm...
Via UM Hoops
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Michigan sophomores going through NBA evaluation process, Mitch McGary progressing

For the fourth offseason in a row, Michigan finds itself in the midst of breathless NBA speculation surrounding key players. (Photo: Dustin Johnston) Nik Stauskas, Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III are all in the process of making their decision between staying in school for another year and leaving to play in the NBA. All three players submitted their names to the NBA Undergraduate...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft roundup: Latest on Stauskas, Robinson and McGary

Nik Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary all made it clear that they weren’t ready to discuss their draft stock after Michigan lost to Kentucky on Sunday. But their decisions are coming soon and are the most important news bits expected over the next month. Here’s the latest on all three players’ decisions, draft stock, and when they need to make a decision. (Photo...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Caris LeVert, Mitch McGary and Spike Albrecht talk win over Tennessee

Caris LeVert, Mitch McGary and Spike Albrecht were all available to speak with the media in Michigan’s locker room following the Wolverines’ 73-71 Sweet 16 victory over Tennessee. The players talked about late-game execution, moving on to the Elite Eight and much more. You can watch the full interviews using the embedded media players below. McGary and Albrecht after the jump.
Via UM Hoops
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

McGary better, still not good enough to return

INDIANAPOLIS -- The door is closed on Mitch McGary's 2013-14 season. It's just not totally locked. Michigan's 6'10 sophomore has been a spectator since December, when McGary underwent surgery to relieve recurring lower back pain. He suffered a back injury last August, and both the details and the timetable for a potential return have been murky at best since McGary was shut down...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo Gallery: Bench Mob

Michigan’s bench celebrations have drawn a lot of attention this season thanks to Mitch McGary’s presence and Andrew Dakich’s creativity. Here’s a look at some of the best celebrations of the 2013-14 season. All photos by Dustin Johnston. Full gallery after the jump. 
Via UM Hoops
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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