The Indiana Pacers have liked Ike Digou for a long time and were planning to draft him in 2005. The ex-ASU star was snagged by the Golden State Warriors at number nine, but thanks to a trade he ultimately landed in Indianapolis two months ago. DevilsDigest sat down with Diogu the night of the Pacers' game against the Phoenix Suns to get his thoughts on his new home, as well as the Sun Devils team.
March 3, 2007
Ever since Ike Diogu worked out for the Indiana Pacers, they were impressed with the ex-Sun Devil. Because he was picked 9th in the 2005 NBA draft, they didn't have to chance to land his services. That all changed following an eight player trade that sent Diogu to one of the better teams in the Eastern Conference. Devils Digest talked to the forward following the trade announcement.
January 17, 2007
It was the second visit for former Sun Devil star Ike Diogu to the valley as a member of the Golden State Warriors. However, Thursday night did mark the first time the NBA rookie played against the Phoenix Suns at the U.S. Airways Center. The reception for the outgoing Pac-10 player of the year was warm, but the cold reality for him and his team was a fourth straight loss, as they fall to the Phoenix Suns 112-99. Diogu scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds in defeat.
January 13, 2006
No matter how big of a college basketball star you are, and few came bigger last year than Ike Diogu, going to the NBA usually translates to starting from ground zero. A pre-season hand injury to the ex-Sun Devil great reiterated that fact even more. However, the Golden State Warriors' forward has been able to adjust relatively well, and he told Devils Digest in this exclusive interview how he has been able to handle the transformation to the pro level.
December 27, 2005
First it was the <b>Blue Demons</b>, then the <b>Pirates</b>, now the revitalized <b>Northwestern Wildcats</b> face streaking <b>Forward Ike Diogu's <font color="="#660000">Arizona State Sun Devils</b></font> at their house. <p>But our <b>Wildcats</b> are bringing a "big man in the middle" of our own - Center <b>Mike Thompson</b>. <p>This should be another great matchup under the basket -- at both ends. NU vs ASU - Hang on fans...<br>
December 20, 2004
When you look around the conference, there are a few coaches you would not trust to give you directions to the freeway, much less select the exalted Pac-10 honors for this 2003-04 season. So we have polled our top basketball minds on <i>The Bootleg</i> staff to come up with our own First Team, Player of the Year, Coach of the Year and Frosh of the Year. A couple results might surprise you...
March 16, 2004