D-League Roundup: NBA rookies cost Durrell Summers playing time

December 14, 2012 in Professional

Our weekly look at how Michigan natives are doing in the NBA D-League this season. Durrell Summers, Idaho Stampede I’ve noted a few times that Summers was off to a [...]

D-League Roundup: Is Chris Douglas-Roberts the league’s top prospect?

December 7, 2012 in Professional

Our weekly look at how Michigan natives are doing in the NBA D-League this season. Walker Russell Jr., Fort Wayne Mad Ants In five games, Russell is averaging 17 points [...]

D-League Roundup: Michiganders off to strong starts

November 30, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes With a handful of players with Michigan ties making a go of it in the NBA D-League this season, we’ll make this a weekly feature, updating how [...]

Keith Benson traded to Erie Bayhawks; third Michigander added to team this offseason

November 5, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes The state of Michigan now officially has an adopted D-League team — the Erie Bayhawks. The Bayhawks acquired former Oakland University center Keith Benson in a trade [...]

Oakland grad Keith Benson returning to D-League’s Sioux Falls Sky Force

November 2, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes Keith Benson‘s journey to the NBA will take him back to the NBA D-League. Benson, an Oakland University great, was listed among 11 players who will be [...]

Keith Benson deserved a longer look from the Atlanta Hawks

October 16, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes When I wrote last week about the Atlanta Hawks releasing former Oakland star Keith Benson after just one preseason game — a game that, incidentally, he played [...]

Atlanta Hawks waive Oakland’s Keith Benson

October 11, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes For the second straight year, the Atlanta Hawks have waived former Oakland University standout Keith Benson in training camp. From NBA.com: Both players appeared in one preseason [...]

Keith Benson officially on Atlanta Hawks training camp roster

September 28, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes Former Oakland University standout big man Keith Benson is officially on the Atlanta Hawks training camp roster. Benson, a second round pick of the Hawks last year [...]

Keith Benson showing talent and aggressiveness

July 19, 2012 in Cover Story, Professional

By Patrick Hayes Of all the Michigan players in the NBA Summer League, no one has done more for himself than Oakland University great Keith Benson. Playing for the Atlanta [...]

Summer League Roundup: Keith Benson continues to impress, Eli Holman sees first action

July 17, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes Yesterday, I wrote five posts updating how players from Michigan are faring in this week’s Summer League. In the interest of lightening my workload, I think I’ll [...]