For players such as Nik Caner-Medley, the most crucial of times begins now.
The rookie forward out of Maryland will wear a Kings jersey starting today at the team's practice facility, where the annual affair known as media day will reveal little about this team other than its personality. There will be smile and sizzle, the hot lights of cameras and notepad-scribbling reporters chronicling the views and vibe of the upcoming campaign before a ball has been officially bounced.
But for Caner-Medley -- whose solid play in July's Las Vegas summer league earned him an invitation -- there is a chance, albeit small, of making an NBA regular-season roster. He's not the only long shot, either.
Monday, October 01, 2007
Nik Caner-Medley Invited to Kings Training Camp
In a development that has been rumored on NBA message boards since the end of the Vegas Summer League, Nik Caner-Medley (2002-06) has been invited to training camp with the Sacramento Kings (full roster here). According to the Sacramento Bee: