Archive - Jul 29, 2010

Darvin Hams' the man to lead Thunderbirds

Rio Rancho Observer

Jeremy Tyler, 19, Sign With Tokyo Apache

10 News San Diego

Former San Antonio Spurs guard Malik Hairston signs with Montepaschi Siena


Malik Hairston, a former guard-forward of the San Antonio Spurs, has signed a two-year contract with Montepaschi Siena of the Italian League, according to The Hoops Market.

Drafted 48th overall in the 2008 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns, the former Oregon Duck player was traded to San Antonio in a draft-day deal that sent point guard Goran Dragic to the Suns.

While Hairston was waived at the end of training camp in 2008, he stayed in the Spurs' system by signing with San Antonio's D-League affiliate, the Austin Toros.

Six key topics halfway through the summer evaluation period

USA Today

July's live recruiting period is divided into two segments: One runs from July 6-15 and the other extends from July 22-31. During this timeframe college coaches are allowed to attend camps and tournaments featuring the nation's best players and travel teams, and accordingly the grassroots landscape shifts dramatically in a matter of just a few weeks.

Now that the first period is finished and the second has begun, it's time to examine some of the central themes that have defined this year's travel circuit thus far: