HoopsHype Khem Birch rumors

July 19, 2014 Updates

Khem Birch doesn't pay much attention to what's said about him, turning pro after his junior season at UNLV. Assistant coach Sam Cassell, who is running the Wizards' summer league team that plays Saturday vs. the San Antonio Spurs, paid the highest compliment to the undrafted free agent. Cassell said if it were up to him, Birch would be part of the Wizards' 15-man roster to begin the regular season. "Oh really? That's cool," Birch said when told of Cassell 's comments. "A lot of people doubted me, thinking I shouldn't have left early. I know I was ready. Even if I don't make the team it shows that I still have a chance to make it in the league." CSNWashington.com

Cassell said if it were up to him, Birch would be part of the Wizards' 15-man roster to begin the regular season. "Oh really? That's cool," Birch said when told of Cassell 's comments. "A lot of people doubted me, thinking I shouldn't have left early. I know I was ready. Even if I don't make the team it shows that I still have a chance to make it in the league." CSNWashington.com

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Ryan Wolstat: Nothing official yet, but wouldn’t be surprised to see Melvin Ejim, Khem Birch, Jordan Clarkson and maybe Dwight Powell tomorrow with Ennis. Ennis, Birch, Ejim, Powell, Clarkson all repped by Mike George and most have been working out together in Long Island. Twitter @WolstatSun

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Q: Any thoughts on Khem Birch? Chad Ford: Hear he's leaning toward declaring. Lots of scouts and GMs intrigued with him as a potential second round pick. ESPN.com

December 30, 2011 Updates

The bottom line is that (Khem) Birch, who was the highest rated recruit in Dixon's tenure, wasn't happy. There are some who felt he should have stuck it out longer, but Birch said that he and his mother decided it was best for him to play elsewhere. "I'm not in a rush to get to the NBA," he said "I know I have a lot of work to do." CBSSports.com

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