Monday, November 24, 2008

Bruins In The NBA

By Bruin Basketball Report

"The Frosh Prince" is writing the latest in a long line of Milwaukee Bucks second-round draft pick success stories. The pride of Cameroon introduced himself to United States basketball fans by making three consecutive Final Four appearances with UCLA. Selected by Milwaukee with the 37th overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft, he has demonstrated amazing poise for a rookie. Several Bucks veterans already consider him the team's best one-on-one defender, and he has made an impact as a scorer and rebounder as well, averaging 10.5 points (eighth among rookies) and 7.2 rebounds (first among rookies) through his first 13 NBA games. He had a 19-point, 17-rebound performance in a Nov. 14 win at Memphis. He has given some of the NBA's premier forwards all they can handle with his defense. And remember this: he has only been playing organized basketball for seven years


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