Nik Stauskas trolls Ohio State, calls out Thad Matta

Nik Stauskas starred for the Michigan Wolverines before being drafted into the NBA, but it’s still clear that his ill feelings towards Ohio State run deep. Currently of the Philadelphia 76ers, Stauskas took to Instagram and posted a picture of himself during his college days, staring down Buckeyes head men’s basketball coach Thad Matta, who apparently didn’t know who he was...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas trolls Thad Matta

Former Michigan sharpshooter Nik Stauskas compiled at 3-1 record against the rival Buckeyes in his two seasons on campus, but there apparently was a time when Ohio State head coach Thad Matta didn’t know who he was. Monday, Stauskas, who now plays in the NBA for the Philadelphia 76ers, took to Instagram to post a photo of himself staring down Matta during their second game against...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Nik Stauskas visits Spike Albrecht after surgery

A former Michigan Wolverines star visited a current one in the hospital. On Wednesday night, a photo surfaced of former Michigan standout Nik Stauskas next to current Wolverines star Spike Albrecht in the hospital, after Albrecht underwent surgery on his hip. Both players were recruited in the same class, so it is great to see the bond is still there. Had to visit my boy...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Former Michigan Star Nik Stauskas Visited Spike Albrecht After Wolverines’ Guard Had Surgery

Spike Albrecht underwent surgery on one of his hips for the second time this offseason. In early April, the Michigan guard had surgery on his right hip. The left hip has now been taken care of.  Following his procedure, the 5-foot-11, 175-pound guard was visited by one of his former teammates: Nik Stauskas.  The Sacramento Kings’ sharpshooter posted a photo with Albrecht earlier...
Via College Spun
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Draymond Green and Nik Stauskas Finally Agreed On A Wager For Tonight’s MSU-UM Game

If you’ve been following the ongoing drama between MSU alum Draymond Green and Michigan alum Nik Stauskas, you know it ended Monday night with the two unable to agree on a fair wager on tonight’s Michigan State-Michigan game.  Well, the pair finally came to terms on a bet this evening, roughly two hours before the Spartans and Wolverines will tip-off in Ann Arbor.  Let’s...
Via College Spun
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas Trash Talks Michigan State, Says He Will Attend Tuesday’s Rivalry Game

Like many other NBA players, former Michigan star Nik Stauskas will head back to campus to catch a game at his former stomping grounds while the league is still on its All-Star break. Stauskas is clearly pumped for the occasion, as he’s already trash-talking his former rival a bit ahead of the contest. Stauskas took to Twitter Monday morning to inform his followers that he’ll...
Via College Spun
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 Michigan basketball players in John Beilein era

Trey Burke: The Shot Michigan basketball has been known for great players, especially the Fab Five. But I am not addressing those players in this ranking. I am here to rank the Top 5 players in the Coach John Beilein Era and the Beilein era only. Now, I am not taking NBA career or draft stock into account. The Top 5 will be based upon collegiate success and performance. Coach Beilein...
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: A Behind-The-Scenes Look At The NBA Draft Experience For Nik Stauskas And His Family

For 60 players, last Thursday night was a moment when dreams came true, when years of hard work finally came to fruition. Nik Stauskas is one of those players.  The former Michigan standout was selected with the No. 8 pick in the first round of the NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings. In New York City to support Stauskas was his family, and his dad, Paul Stauskas, made a home video...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas Tweets Long Message To Sacramento Kings Fans, Vows To Work Hard, Says He Will “Never Be Satisfied”

140 characters wasn’t nearly enough for the screed that Nik Stauskas sent on Twitter to Sacramento Kings fans just past 1 A.M. on Saturday. In this extended introduction to his new fanbase, the former Michigan sharpshooter describes himself as a “perfectionist” and says that he will “never be satisfied” during his basketball career, welcome words for a fanbase that hasn’t...
Via College Spun
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Pick Nik Stauskas, Receive Hot WAG Taylor Anderson

The Sacramento Kings selected Michigan’s Nik Stauskas with the 8th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. Safe to say Stauskas and his girlfriend, Taylor Anderson, a University of Toledo sophomore, hit the jackpot? Here’s Anderson rocking out in some Sac. Kings gear after the pick was announced. Where would Taylor Anderson go in the NBA […] The post Kings Pick Nik Stauskas, Receive Hot...
Via Diehardsport
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Nik Stauskas Gets Drafted, Exchanges “3-Goggles” Handshake With His Dad

Michigan star Nik Stauskas was drafted eighth overall by the Sacramento Kings during last night’s NBA Draft. Upon getting drafted, Stauskas — who averaged 17.5 points per game for the Wolverines last year — exchanged an awesome handshake with his dad, which was capped off with a pair of “3-goggles,” which Stauskas has been known to throw up after he knocks down a three...
Via College Spun
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Transcript: Nik Stauskas reacts to being drafted by Sacramento

Nik Stauskas was selected eighth overall by the Sacramento Kings on Thursday evening. After being selected, Stauskas discussed his future in a press conference at the Barclays Center. Read the full transcript of his press conference below. Q.  Nik, if you could just start opening statements, feelings about getting drafted. NIK STAUSKAS:  This is a huge honor for me.  This...
Via UM Hoops
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas and John Beilein need to practice their high-fives

You’d think that Michigan coach John Beilein and Nik Stauskas would have the high-five down. Obviously they don’t though given Beilein getting nipped in the nose by the now former Michigan guard. All this too after that crazy handshake Stauskas had with his dad.
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas/Jon Beilein high five fail (VIDEO)

It was a classy gesture for Michigan coach Jon Beilein to show to watch his former guard Nik Stauskas get drafted eighth overall by the Sacramento Kings.  Stauskas showed his appreciation by slapping Beilein in the nose. “Thanks Coach.” Hashtag high-five fail.
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas answers rapid fire questions for SLAMonline (VIDEO)

Former Michigan sophomore turned Sacramento Kings rookie (ouch) Nik Stauskas sat down with to answer a bevy of rapid fire questions.  Stauskas trolled former Spartan now Atlanta Hawks rookie Adreian Payne about sharing a room together.  The two have become friends and share the same agent, Mark Bartelstein. SLAMonline choose not to ask about Stauskas’ girl Taylor...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Local NBA Draft picks: Stauskas goes No. 8 overall to Sacramento

When the Utah Jazz took Trey Burke with the No. 9 pick in 2013, it seemed like it might be a while before another Michigan Wolverines player went that high again. As it turns out, it only took 12 months. In a remarkable turnaround, Nik Stauskas went from being a support player on the team that went to the national-championship game to the star of the Big Ten champions and the Big...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas And His Dad Have The Best NBA Draft Handshake

The Sacramento Kings took Michigan sophomore Nik Stauskas with the 8th overall pick in the NBA Draft. After Adam Silver announced the Stauskas pick, the Mississauga, Ontario native and his dad shared a pretty awesome handshake. [Michael Shamburger of The Big Lead] The post Nik Stauskas And His Dad Have The Best NBA Draft Handshake appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Draft: Sacramento Kings Select Nik Stauskas

With the 8th pick in the NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings select Nik Stauskas, a guard out of the University of Michigan. Originally from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, Stauskas is listed at 6’6 207 pounds and along with Doug McDermott, is one of the best shooters in this class. He can score from anywhere on the floor and does not have a conscience. On the down side, he’s not...
Via Standing O Sports
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings select Nik Stauskas with No. 8 pick in 2014 NBA Draft

Dustin Johnston The Sacramento Kings selected Nik Stauskas with the 8th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft this evening. The pick was first reported by Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski. Stauskas was the first Wolverine selected in this year’s draft and his selection means that Michigan has had a lottery pick in each of the past two seasons. Stauskas led Michigan 17.5 points and 3.3...
Via UM Hoops
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolverine Stauskas jokes about rooming with Spartan Payne

Nik Stauskas is a player that’s reportedly been rising in the minds of NBA teams. The former Michigan star is expected to be a lottery pick in tonight’s NBA Draft.  In an interview with, the sharpshooter answered a number of wide ranging questions, including one that resulted in an answer about Michigan State’s Adreian Payne.  Payne, Stauskas and Michigan’s...
Via College Spun
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Day Gallery: Nik Stauskas

A look back at Michigan’s Big Ten Player of the Year, Nik Stauskas, through his two years in Ann Arbor. Full gallery after the jump.
Via UM Hoops
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas Doesn’t Have A Drivers License Yet?

Nik Stauskas gave Michigan fans a lot to cheer about during his two years in Ann Arbor. The Canadian native, who is slotted to go anywhere from 5-15 in next weeks NBA draft, sat down with Campus Insiders for an interview. At the end of the video (3:30), the 20-year-old Stauskas added that he doesn’t […] The post Nik Stauskas Doesn’t Have A Drivers License Yet? appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas: NBA Team Asked Me If I’d Rather Party With Bieber Or Win ROY

The question former Michigan standout Nik Stauskas was asked by an NBA team on Wednesday was almost so easy it just might have been a trick question. As the 2014 NBA draft approaches, teams are grilling prospects to see how they’ll fit in with their organization. But one team has a different definition of grilling than most, opting to incorporate Justin Bieber into their deep...
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas Claims NBA Team Asked Him If He’d Rather Win Rookie Of The Year Or Party With Justin Bieber

It goes without saying that ahead of next week’s NBA Draft, teams are still doing their best to determine which players are going to be the hardest workers – not necessarily which have the most talent. Any NBA hopeful can tell you that working out for a team is only part of the process – they’ll also want to interview you and ask you some hard-hitting questions. Former Michigan...
Via College Spun
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Eye on the Draft: Go Blue. Michigan's sweet shooting Nik Stauskas

I cannot remember an instance where I witnessed one player's game grow as much in one year as was the case for 2013-2014 Big Ten Player of the Year Nik Stauskas of Michigan.Now, he may have had the skill set he displayed this season his freshman year considering he was playing with what turned out to be two of the NBA's top rookies this season in Utah's Trey Burke and New York's...
Via Celtics Life
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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