Threesley. He commonly has returned to play in France in August. And the way he sees all other nine bodies on the floor at once is special. While some believe him to be a mediocre talent, others see him as the best guard in his class. Killian Hayes, 18, here with Ratiopharm Ulm in the top German league earlier this season, developed his game in France and Florida and now is certainly headed for the NBA. A top tier international talent interviews with the Silver and Black as the draft closes in. According to ESPN’s Jonathan Givony, Obi Toppin, would be a dream come true. To learn more or opt-out, read our Cookie Policy. So, yeah, those memories of Rec Hall and that day in Syracuse seem like an eternity away: “For me, that is like so long ago. French point guard Killian Hayes is next on their list. Only time will tell, but we’re glad to hear the San Antonio Spurs are doing their due diligence. On Tuesday, Hayes had to rush his 70-year-old mother JoAnn to the hospital when she had trouble breathing with a chronic sinus infection and allergies.

Hopefully by next fail, surely in the best professional league in all of basketball. Their affinity for picking unique guards and Hayes’ growing draft hype made this feel like a potential fit.

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Sekou Doumbouya and Killian Hayes French Interview. They kept her and tested her as a precaution. Then, play was halted on March 9. Ever wonder how an average person compares to NBA athletes? Hayes shoots lefty from his chin and probably adds a little too much guide-hand thumb. As a 15-year-old, he was named co-MVP in the prestigious Jordan Brand showcase event in New York in 2017. Killian Hayes didn't actually come right out and say he wanted to play for the Bulls. Two years ago, he collected another MVP award in the FIBA Europe Under-16 championships. According to his agent, Yann Balikouzou, who made an appearance on ‘Envergure podcast’, Hayes has contacted interviews with several teams including the New York Knicks. 4 comments. But he also knows that NBA defenders will bring a level of intensity with which he’s unfamiliar: “Even though he’s played at a high level in Europe, he’ll have definite adjustments to the NBA game. Now we have a pretty clear picture of the warp speed offseason that’s about to start. No part of this website may be reproduced without the express consent of I wanted him to maintain that professional attitude.”. In 20 games, he was averaging 11.6 points and 5.3 assists against 2.8 turnovers in 24.5 minutes. Understand big stories through our local lens. Precious is also a former soccer player, and he talks about how that helped him as a basketball player. Killian Hayes is French like Frank Ntilikina and a lefty like RJ Barrett. He didn’t dazzle you off the bounce and he didn’t need to. It’s no secret. NBA Draft InfoKillian Hayes' agent said in this podcast (ENG subtitles available) :- KH interviewed with several teams included NY, BOS, ORL- He will with MIN & GSW- He wont with CLE, they don't want to draft a guard& other nba draft process infos For DeRon, his PSU past is ancient history because he had a remarkably lengthy career afterward. Only $7.99 a month. The former Manhattan, St. John’s and New Mexico head coach and longtime Dallas-based ESPN analyst has seen plenty of Killian Hayes, and he has a keen read on his unique blend of skills: “How I describe him is, he’s a moldable piece of NBA silly putty,” Fraschilla told me by phone on Tuesday. at Gonzaga helped him. Hayes, who played this past season for Ratiopharm Ulm of the German Basketball Bundesliga, is considered by most draft experts I’ve read to be the top international prospect in the draft, and the second-best point guard prospect behind LaMelo Ball. All rights reserved (About Us). The irony? The Cavs finished with a worse record than New York, so there’s a good chance they will be picking ahead of New York.

The preeminent American authority on international basketball has been and remains Fran Fraschilla. hide. Fortunately, each had improved by last night, Hayes texted: “Both of them are fine. Thanks to brains, poise and great coaching, Hayes and his Penn State sides of some three decades ago (1989-93) routinely won despite ordinary talent. With a lack of consensus in the 2020 Draft Class, mock drafts have the French facilitator coming off the board all throughout the lottery, though he could potentially fall to the Silver and Black at 11. A basketball fan of the NBA and what it represents as a league.

“I didn’t want Killian exposed to that. With a good head on his shoulders and a diligent work ethic, Hayes has the makings of a San Antonio Spurs player. Could he be the missing link in the New York Knicks’ backcourt? A look at big men the Spurs should target with the 41st pick, How San Antonio could address their lack of front-court depth with the 41st pick, Austin Spurs hire Matt Nielsen as new head coach, Matt Nielsen and Tyler Self receive a G-League promotion, Analyzing the LaMarcus Aldridge-to-Warriors trade rumor. He also talked about how playing under former NBA player Jerry Stackhouse at Vanderbilt helped build his confidence in making the league. Posted by. #13-seed PSU team upset a star-studded #4-seed UCLA. According to Garcia’s tweets, Hayes had a meeting with the franchise to get to know each other and build some rapport. Let’s see, a 25-year-old elite wing defender at a bargain basement salary? Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. The Hornets have released pre-draft interview footage, 2020 Hornets free agent forum: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson. Become a PennLive Sports Insider. Subscribe to PennLive. I subjected myself to all of the NBA combine testing. report. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site.