Friday, May 22, 2009

5/22 - Some Links, Some News: Morning Dump

- From Hoopsworld:

"I say we made the decision June of 2008 when he decided to go back to Oklahoma," said [Clippers] Assistant General Manager Neil Olshey Wednesday morning. "If we got the number one pick in '09, he'd be the guy. There was no question."
- Draft Express gives us the latest Draft buzz. Of note: Rubio doesn't want to go to Memphis, who has the second pick.

- Jonathon Givony sits down with Blake Griffin.

- The USA team for the World University Games has been selected. Bo Ryan will be the coach, and the following players have accepted invitations to play: James Anderson (Oklahoma State), Trevor Booker (Clemson), Craig Brackins (Iowa State), Da'Sean Butler (West Virginia), Sherron Collins (Kansas), Mike Davis (Illinois), Corey Fisher (Villanova), Lazar Hayward (Marquette), Robbie Hummel and JaJuan Johnson (Purdue), Quincy Pondexter (Washington), Deon Thompson (North Carolina), Evan Turner (Ohio State), and Jarvis Varnado (Mississippi State).

- All you need to know about the May 20th signing day.

- It looks like Latavious Williams is headed to Memphis, and he wants Lance Stephenson to join him. But Lance Stephenson Sr. told USA Today his son has trimmed his list to Arizona and Maryland, and that he would like to hold off on making a decision until after Junior's legal troubles are done.

- The economic crunch hits college sports.

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