Chuck Person Rumors
Those seven made 3s Friday night matched a franchise playoff record, joining Chuck Person (1991), Reggie Miller (1995, 2000), and Paul George (2014), as the only players to connect on seven three-point field goals in a game that mattered. “I struggled the first two games in Cleveland,” Bojan Bogdanovic said. “I knew I needed to stick with my shots, especially because they are trying to get the ball away from Victor. I think that we did a good job today adjusting to those double teams.”
The secondary problem is that the people with knowledge don’t tell them anything of substance. No team official is going to tell a “draft expert” who he’s hoping to take in the draft, and some will tell outright lies to keep other teams away from their choice. Walsh famously did that in his first draft, 1986, when he put out the word he was “going big” to enhance the likelihood his primary target, small forward Chuck Person, would be available. Person went on to become Rookie of the Year. “There’s a lot of lying that goes on, and a lot of gamesmanship,” Carr said. Walsh, like Carr, often accepts phone calls from mock drafters. But he reveals nothing. “I’ll start the conversation by saying, ‘I’m not going to tell you who we’re taking. And if you guess it right, I’m going to lie to you,'” Walsh said.
27 Jan 15
27 Jul 14
Chuck Person will be the next head basketball coach at Auburn University. He boldly informed the North Alabama Auburn Club of that future fact Monday night as an example of new confidence the basketball program has created since Bruce Pearl took over last spring and hired the Auburn legend as an assistant. “I want to be head coach at Auburn,” he told a gathering of about 100 people at Decatur Country Club. “That’s my goal. I’m going to make it happen. It’s going to happen.”