Podcast with Kenneth Faried

Podcast with Kenneth Faried
Apr 24, 2010, 02:29 am
Jonathan Givony conducts an in-depth conversation with the #1 rebounder in college basketball, Morehead State's Kenneth Faried.

Listen to the Podcast here.

Topics discussed include:

-His background and why the New Jersey native was not recruited by schools in the Big East.
-The early-entry deadline and how he plans on conducting NBA workouts in the shortened window imposed by the NCAA.
-How many workouts he'll be able to squeeze in between classes between April 29th and May 8th.
-His status as an early-entry prospect.
-The potential conflict of interest involved in having his head coach run the NBA draft process for him and the trust he must have in him.
-His mother's health and what effect that might have on his decision to stay in the NBA draft.
-Why any type of guaranteed contract offer from an NBA team would be enough for him to stay in the draft.
-What his historic rebounding statistics should tell NBA teams about the type of player he is.
-The art of rebounding, what makes a great rebounder and what kind of influence his background had on the type of player he is today.
-His perimeter skills and how he fits in on an NBA team. -Will he have to play small forward in the NBA to be successful.
-The Ohio Valley Conference as a one-bid conference and how difficult it was not to make the NCAA tournament this season.
-The lack of attention he receives playing in the OVC and whether he's being overlooked by NBA teams and the mainstream media.

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