They don’t quite have as many first-round NBA draft
picks as the Mavericks do, but they’re getting close.
The Frisco-based Texas Legends have picked up Joe Alexander,
who was the eighth overall pick for Milwaukee a few years back.
Also on the Legends’ roster: Antonio Daniels (fourth
overall pick), Rashad McCants (14th), Reece Gaines (15th)
and Sean Williams (17th).
All of these players are hoping to use the Legends as a
springboard back to the NBA. The winner will be the fans who watch this team at
Dr Pepper Arena. There’s plenty of talent for coach Nancy Lieberman to
In Alexander, the Legends are getting a good-shooting big
man who many people projected as a solid NBA starter when he was drafted.
It’ll be interesting to see which one of these players
– or perhaps somebody else from the Legends – gets the first NBA