The Links: Scoping out players at Moneyball Pro-Am and college talent on display at skills academies

July 10, 2012 in Roundup

Our weekly roundup of news worth mentioning from around the state.

University of Detroit assistant Derek Thomas among the top assistants in the country. (UDM Athletics)

A speech by Flint Northwestern great and former NBA player Trent Tucker is featured in this video. (WKBT CBS News)

Michigan‘s Trey Burke the fourth most indispensable player in the country? (ESPN)

Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. will participate in the LeBron James Skills Academy. (

Burke and Ray McCallum are discussed in this piece on the Chris Paul camp. (SLAM)

A 3-on-3 basketball tournament is coming to Grand Blanc. (Great Lakes Hoops)

Graham Couch checked out some of the Michigan State players playing in the Moneyball Pro-Am. (MLive)

More scouting from Moneyball. (The Only Colors)

A college exposure camp is coming to Central Michigan. (Saginaw News)

Bank Hoops Underclassmen All-State Camp is coming to Swartz Creek. (Steve Bell)

Former MSU player Erazem Lorbek could be getting the biggest contract offer in Barcelona history to try and entice him not to come to the NBA this season. (Project Spurs)

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