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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Jayhawks in the NBA

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Here is how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action Tuesday, May 3, 2011.

Cole Aldrich, Oklahoma City

Did not play (coach’s decision)

Darrell Arthur, Memphis

Pts: 9. FGs: 4-9. FTs: 1-2.

Mario Chalmers, Miami

Pts: 3. FGs: 1-5. FTs: 0-0.

Nick Collison, Oklahoma City

Pts: 7. FGs: 2-3. FTs: 3-4.

Xavier Henry, Memphis

Did not play (knee injury)

Paul Pierce, Boston

Pts: 13. FGs: 5-11. FTs: 2-2.

Comments

justoneperson 8 years, 11 months ago

I find it hard to decide who to root for in these games...I mean, if the Celtics can't come back from this hole, I'd be happy to see Chalmers get a ring. But, I really like Pierce...The OKC-Memphis match-up is even more troubling.

Hey, so there are occasionally articles about former Jayhawks (either in the NBA or overseas), and I'd personally like to see more of those. I know you can only say so much about one player every few months or every year...but I like knowing what's happened to the guys. (specifically, D. Jackson, K. Gregory, K. Langford)

esubrett 8 years, 11 months ago

Langford was on Rock Chalk Sports Talk a couple of weeks ago. He is thriving overseas. He just signed a huge contract with the team he was playing for. And by huge I have no details except it made him one of, if not the, highest paid American overseas. He was the scoring champ over there too (if I'm not mistaken. I was only able to catch half the interview. If I am wrong I am sorry).
As for the other two you mentioned, I don't know but am curious also.

gorillahawker 8 years, 11 months ago

justoneperson it's the playoffs dude. How can they report on D Jack or guys playing overseas right now??? I commend them for tracking our current NBA studs as often as they do.

We are repping it big time in the playoffs! It's too bad Cole and X can't be on the court...

ChicagoJHawk 8 years, 11 months ago

As far as I know Langford is making $2 million a year overseas and is doing really well. I think he is leading his team or maybe even the league in scoring over there. When he was in the NBA-D League he was leading the league in scoring. It still amazes me that the NBA will draft some freshman kid that's freakishly athletic and MIGHT have "potential" yet a guy like Keith Langford that has proven himself at the collegiate and professional level never gets drafted.

waywardJay 8 years, 11 months ago

Hey, it's the NBA.

To hear them tell it Kobe plays good defense, and jacking up 20-30 shots a game is what counts for a good player.

KGphoto 8 years, 11 months ago

Darrell Arthur 9pts., FG 4-9, FT 1-2...

and one SICK jam!

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