Nik Stauskas RUMORS & NEWS

  • Thanks to a TV Error, Nik Stauskas Has Assumed the Identity of 'Sauce Castillo'

    Bleacher Report "Sacramento Kings president and CEO Chris Granger says "Sauce Castillo" merchandise is in the works. I, for one, hope all the proceeds go to true men who don't kill coyotes. ---End of Update--- Closed captioning is a useful and vital facet of the sports broadcast experience. The..." March 26

  • Kings rookie’s WAG becomes prom date after bad bet

    New York Post "A Detroit high school senior won a prom date with an NBA rookie’s gorgeous girlfriend — and he didn’t even have to look up from his phone. It started Wednesday when a female high schooler asked Kings guard Nik Stauskas on Twitter how many retweets it would take for him to join her at prom. He..." January 16

  • Seeking frontcourt help, Kings willing to put Nik Stauskas in deal "Determined to find an upgrade to complement inside force DeMarcus Cousins, the Sacramento Kings are seeking frontcourt help in a trade and are willing to discuss first-round pick Nik Stauskas in the deal, league sources told The Kings want to pair Cousins with a frontline player..." January 15

  • Brett Brown 'expected' the Sixers to draft Andrew Wiggins and Nik Stauskas "Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown said this week, before the Sixers finally mercifully got a win, that before the lottery he had expected the team to draft Andrew Wiggins and Nik Stauskas. Instead, the Sixers fell, and Sam Hinkie punted on the best draft in seven years, getting Joel Embiid (out..." December 04

  • Kings guard Nik Stauskas surprised by reaction to comments

    Sacramento Bee "Nik Stauskas said he was only trying to “keep it real.” But many aren’t prepared to accept reality. Hence the reaction to the Kings rookie’s comments after his first preseason game. “I understand that I’m a rookie and I’m white, so people are going to attack me at all times,” he said..." October 11

  • Stauskas surprised at 'white' comment fallout "Sacramento Kings rookie Nik Stauskas said he was surprised at the reaction to his comments following a preseason loss. Following Sunday night's loss to the Toronto Raptors, the former Michigan star made a statement to the media that has rubbed some folks the wrong way. "I understand that I'm..." October 09

  • Kings rookie Nik Stauskas expects opponents to attack him because 'I’m a rookie and I’m white'

    Yahoo! Sports "Nik Stauskas made his preseason debut for the Sacramento Kings on Sunday, and while the No. 8 overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft made an impression with his shooting from the 3-point line, he also did so by shooting from the hip. While he scored 12 points on 4 for 8 shooting (2 for 4 from..." October 08

  • Nik Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III leaving Michigan for NBA

    Detroit News "For the second straight season, Michigan is losing two of its top players — and maybe more — to the NBA draft. A year after Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. left early and became first-round draft picks, Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III are forgoing their final two years, they announced..." April 15

  • Source: Nik Stauskas to go pro "Michigan sophomore Nik Stauskas is headed to the NBA, a source close to the situation told on Thursday. The source said the 6-foot-6, 205-pound shooting guard intends to make a public announcement soon. Stauskas told on Thursday that he has not yet made a final..." April 10

  • Creighton's Doug McDermott leads Wooden All-America Team "Senior Doug McDermott is the headliners on the 10-member Wooden All-American Team announced Monday by The Los Angeles Athletic Club. The first team -- all finalists for the Wooden Award, presented by the LAAC to honor the college basketball player of the year -- features Creighton's McDermott,..." April 01

  • Michigan's Nik Stauskas concerned only about Elite Eight, not pro talk

    Detroit Free Press "Depending on the situation, the reminder would come almost every time they huddled up during the final few minutes of the game: “You know where I’m going to be. If I’m open, hit me.” It’s a familiar refrain that comes from Michigan sophomore guard Nik Stauskas, teammate Spike Albrecht said,..." March 29

  • Johnson, Napier, Stauskas lead NABC All-America team "The National Association of Basketball Coaches named its 2013-14 All-America teams Thursday, with a trio of players still alive in the NCAA Tournament named to the first team. Arizona's Nick Johnson, UConn's Shabazz Napier and Michigan's Nik Stauskas join Creighton's Doug McDermott and Duke's..." March 28

  • Michigan players forming a tight bond, Nik Stauskas hits 36 of 37 3s

    Michigan Live "Michigan coach John Beilein has spent 36 years around 36 individual teams in his career as a college coach. His latest team -- the 2013-14 Wolverines -- is his most tight-knit. “They’re engaged and they really, really like each other,” Beilein said Monday night during his weekly radio show..." March 25

  • Nik Stauskas looking for redemption following last year's postseason struggles

    Michigan Live "Nik Stauskas and Michigan made a forgettable exit from last season's Big Ten tournament. Then a freshman role player on a roster loaded with options, Stauskas missed seven of his eight shot attempts, including four 3-pointers. The fourth-seeded Wolverines as a whole weren't much better, going..." March 13

  • Four freshmen listed among 15 finalists for Wooden Award "The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced on Saturday the 15 finalists for the 2014 John R. Wooden Award, which is given annually to the nation's top college basketball player. The 15 finalists are: (Players listed in alphabetical order) Kyle Anderson (UCLA) Cleanthony Early..." March 08

  • Michigan knocks out Michigan State, 79-70, as LeVert, Stauskas fuel comeback win

    Michigan Live "There was no kiss. This time, it was a knock-out punch. Michigan's Nik Stauskas piled up 25 points on Sunday afternoon to lead the 20th-ranked Wolverines to a 79-70 come-from-behind win over rival Michigan State. As it tends to when it comes to Stauskas against Michigan State, the..." February 24

  • Stauskas looks to back up strong outing against Michigan State in Sunday rematch

    Michigan Live "A smirk split Nik Stauskas’ expression. “Maybe I shouldn’t have done that, but it’s alright,” he said Friday. It was about one month ago when Stauskas borrowed a page from Jimi Hendrix’s book, excusing himself from a postgame celebration to kiss the sky. Skipping sideways across the..." February 22

  • Nik Stauskas lands on 30-player watch list for Naismith Trophy

    Michigan Live "After being left off the Wooden Award and Robertson Trophy midseason player of the year watch lists, Michigan's Nik Stauskas landed on the Naismith Trophy 30-player watch list on Thursday. Stauskas was not included in the preseason watch list of 50 players, while teammates Mitch McGary and..." February 14

  • Michigan's John Beilein asks Nik Stauskas to shoot more

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan sophomore guard Nik Stauskas is getting national attention after being announced Thursday as one of the 30 finalists for the Naismith Award. When Trey Burke won the award last season, he shined consistently throughout the year. Stauskas has experienced some dips, some due to his..." February 14

  • Nik Stauskas contributes in other ways than scoring

    Detroit News "Before Wednesday’s game against Nebraska, Michigan had lost two of the three games in which Nik Stauskas scored in single digits, including Sunday’s loss at Indiana. After film study, Stauskas understandably could have come out trying to be more aggressive and tried to shoot the Wolverines to..." February 06

  • Michigan's Nik Stauskas refutes father's comments about him going pro soon

    Detroit Free Press "As Nik Stauskas’ game takes off so does his profile. With another starring night in Wednesday’s 75-67 win over Iowa at Crisler Center, as Stauskas tied his career-high with 26 points and seemed to be able to pass and score whenever he wanted, the focus intensified on him. Inevitably that..." January 23

  • Nik Stauskas' improved all-around game is boost for Michigan

    Detroit News "Nik Stauskas remains the Canadian gunner. That is something that will never change. However, there is much more to his game than launching 3-point shots. He is now Michigan’s most dangerous man on the floor because of his versatility. Glenn Robinson III has a bigger name, injured Mitch..." January 17

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