Give it up for Ken Flowers, the Detroit Henry Ford boys basketball coach who was leading Detroit Redford on March 24, 2007, when he said something quite peculiar about Draymond Green.
“He’s gonna be a pro some day,” Flowers said at Breslin Center, to a room full of non-believers, after Green had 27 points, eight assists and seven rebounds for Saginaw High in a 79-57 rout of Manny Harris and the Huskies in the Class A state title game.
Breslin saw a versatile, effective, 6-foot-6 junior forward that day, but also a pudgy, middling recruit who lacked an offer from his dream school, Michigan State. Tubby Smith had left Kentucky to take the Minnesota job one day earlier, reopening Green’s recruitment and giving Tom Izzo another chance to consider luring him. – Read more at Freep.com