Indiana Pacers Press Conference Jul 23, 2010 14:20:01 GMT
Post by Indiana Pacers on Jul 23, 2010 14:20:01 GMT
Brandon Hayward:Hello and welcome to todays Press Conference today is a great day in Pacers history. We bring in some of the best young talent in John Wall, Cole Aldrich and Al Farouq Aminu also we bring in Leadership with getting Morris Peterson in a trade which seen Darko Milicic traded. Also I would like to announce that the Indiana Pacers have found there Head Coach and In the 2010/11 Season the Pacers head coach will be Byron Scott I will now hand over the floor to him.
Thank you Brandon there was no second guessing myself when I accepted the head coaching job here I played here as a player and I loved the city and the fans there just something special about them. When you look at this Roster up and down you really can't find no holes in this roster and with the 19th pick this team can only get stronger. I would like to announce my Assistant coaches for this year and they will the best Indiana Pacer of all time Reggie Miller, Marc Jackson and Sam Mitchell I think we have a great group of guys here and it's only going to get better.
I just want to thank Scott,Miller,Jackson and Mitchell for coming aboard and trying to help this team bring a championship to Indiana now I would like to give the floor to John Wall, Cole Aldrich and Al Farouq Aminu.
Getting picked first overall is a big thing and i'm thankful for Mr.Hayward believing that I'm worth it I will go out every night and play my heart out for the City of Indiana I will work as hard as I can to bring a Championship to the Pacers.
I just want to say thank you for giving me a shot at becoming a star in this league we have great guys on this roster that I can learn from and thats going to help me out big Al Horford is one guy I know I can look to for help when I need it.
Al Farouq Aminu:
Like the rest of them i just want to say thank you to Mr.Hayward for moving up the draft and taking me I know from day one Mr.Hayward was really high on me when I was working out for his team he told me if i fall or we can make a move to get you we will and he did what he told me he was going to do which I'm thankful for it shows alot on his part.
Thank you Rookies I hope you all have a great season now ill hand the floor over one last time before Questions to Morris Peterson
Thank you Mr.Hayward what to say that has not been said I will bring Leadership to this team I must be the oldest guy on this team and the rookies will be looking for me to teach them things and I'm willing to do that Also I come in here with a shot at starting and I will give 100% when im on the floor every night.
Brandon Hayward: We will now open the floor up for Question for myself, John Wall, Cole Aldrich , Al Farouq Aminu, Bryon Scott and Morris Peterson