Former Maryland forward Nik Caner-Medley , who was not picked in Wednesday's NBA draft, said yesterday that he plans to compete with the Detroit Pistons in the upcoming NBA summer league.
"I felt I was one of the best 60 guys," Caner-Medley said, "but I don't think that is what the draft is really based on; it's based on need. In the long run, I don't think [being a second-round pick] makes that much of a difference" in terms of making a team.
Friday, June 30, 2006
Near the bottom of this sports round-up article in the Washington Post, it mentions that Nik Caner-Medley (2002-06) will play in the Detroit Piston's summer league team:
Sunday, June 25, 2006
Wednesday, June 07, 2006
Nik Caner-Medley (2002-06) and Chris McCray (2002-06) are both attending an NBA Pre-Draft Camp in Orlando. According to the Washington Post article:
Maryland's Nik Caner-Medley and Chris McCray [...] are among 62 players participating in the NBA pre-draft camp this week at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando.
The camp, which is attended by front office personnel and coaches representing every NBA team, opened last night and runs through Sunday. The draft is June 28th. The five local players are considered to be borderline draft prospects.