Month: May 2017

Pistons Mailbag – May 31, 2017

Take Luke Kennard or Donovan Mitchell? Trade the 12th pick for veteran help? The draft starts us off in this week’s edition of Pistons Mailbag. Posa (@JustPosa): Who besides Kennard do you think the Pistons like? Langlois: There’s not really a “like” and “dislike” pile. I suspect they find much attractive about Duke’s Luke Kennard

2017 Draft Profile: Luke Kennard

Class: SophomoreHt: 6-foot-6Wt: 202 pounds2016-17 Stats: 19.5 points, 5.1 rebounds, 2.5 assists HOW HE OPERATES There is value to staying an additional year in college after a freshman season, and Duke’s Luke Kennard is the perfect example of why. The sophomore shooting guard was a vastly improved player in his second season in Durham, N.C.

Wesley Matthews hopes Mavs’ young players return ‘angry, hungry’ next season

DALLAS — He served as a mentor for many of the Dallas Mavericks’ first- and second-year players throughout the 2016-17 season. Now, veteran swingman Wesley Matthews hopes his mentorship and guidance motivates the Mavericks’ young players to return to the court next season with a chip on their shoulders. Starting out the ’16-17 schedule with

OMYF Spotlight: IMPOWER

By Josh CohenMay 31, 2017 ORLANDO – Overcoming obstacles and managing misfortunes is something we all contend with at various points of our lives. Learning how to avoid getting swallowed up by such challenging circumstances is an important step in our development. IMPOWER, a leading nonprofit mental health organization, offers children, young adults and families