Joe Abanussar is used to having a busy summer, surrounded by NBA players. A long-time trainer and founder of Impact Basketball, he trains about 30 NBA players every summer, including Wizards point guard John Wall.
Chris Singleton's first defensive assignment was against his younger brother, Rashod.
As he stood outside the interview room just moments after being drafted by the Washington Wizards at No. 6, a slight smile formed across Jan Vesely's face.
Butler says guard Shelvin Mack is keeping his name in the June 23 NBA draft and won't return for his senior season with the small Indiana school that reached the NCAA basketball final the last two seasons.
Butler spent a whole year plotting its Hollywood ending.
Keep shooting, the Butler players told each other over and over, the shots are bound to start falling.
Connecticut's great second half in the national championship game started with some words in the locker room from coach Jim Calhoun.
The only thing that could stop Kemba Walker and Connecticut's amazing run was the final buzzer.
Butler couldn't go inside. It couldn't score outside. Its shots were blocked all night long.