A couple of former Mississippi State diamond stars have been in the headlines the past few days. One is a seasoned veteran and one of the game's biggest stars, although he has never been showered with the recognition it would seem he so righly deserves, while a couple of others who have donned the Maroon & White are just getting their careers off the ground.
Former MSU diamond stars 'turning the corner'
Starkville Daily News
While power forward Lawrence Roberts was the only Mississippi State player drafted by an NBA team, he won't be the only former Bulldog playing in an NBA summer league.
Roberts not only ex-MSU player on NBA summer roster...
The Lakers' roster boasted highly regarded picks Andrew Bynum, Ronny Turiaf, and Von Wafer, but they couldn't overcome the scrappy play from new Grizzlies Hakim Warrick and Lawrence Roberts.
The Commercial Appeal
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