August 18, 2007

Ex-Wildcats play pickup at McKale

Past and current Wildcats participated in a string of pickup games on late Friday afternoon. Camp participants were not allowed to play pickup with the past Wildcat players but were in attendance to watch some of the great names in Arizona's history.

The list of past Arizona Wildcats included Richard Jefferson, Jason Terry, Luke Walton, A.J. Bramlett, Reggie Geary, Eugene Edgerson, Joseph Blair, and Joe McLean.

For the most part, these ex-Wildcats would team up against some of the current Arizona players such as Chase Budinger, Jordan Hill, Jerryd Bayless, Daniel Dillon, Nic Wise and Laval Lucas-Perry.

The teams led to some interesting matchups that, for the most part, pushed the current players to their limits. Perhaps the best head to head battle of the afternoon was offered by Jason Terry and Jerryd Bayless.

Terry put his pro game to use as he often frustrated the young Bayless on the defensive end and also hit some tough shots.

Bayless showed his emotions before turning into the elite player that Wildcats fans who have seen him have grown to love and respect.

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