Nine current and former NBA players were in town this week for Sportscaster U, a three-day crash course in the sports broadcasting business.
For the last seven years, Syracuse University has partnered with the NBA Players Association for the program that teaches NBA players how to transfer their on-court knowledge to in-studio expertize.
This year's Sportscaster U class featured:
Richard Hamilton14 NBA seasons with the Wizards, Pistons and Bulls. All-star in '06, '07 and '08. U-Conn standout and member of 1999 NCAA Championship team.
Kris Humphries 10 NBA seasons with Jazz, Raptors, Mavericks, Nets and current Celtics forward. Formerly married to Kim Kardashian.
Al Harrington16 NBA seasons with the Pacers, Hawks, Warriors, Knicks, Nuggets, Magic and Wizards.
Garrett TempleFour NBA seasons with the Rockets, Kings Spurs, Bucks, Bobcats and Wizards. LSU leader in career minutes.
Drew Gooden12 NBA seasons with the Grizzlies, Magic, Cavs, Bulls, Kings, Spurs, Mavericks, Clippers, Bucks and Wizards.
Shannon BrownEight seasons with Cavs, Bulls, Bobcats, lakers, Suns, Spurs and Knicks. Part of '09 and '10 championship Lakers.
Jerryd BaylessSix seasons with Trailblazers, Hornets, Raptors, Grizzlies and Celtics.
Casey JacobsenFour NBA seasons with Suns, Hornets and Grizzlies. Set 49 school records while playing for Stanford.
Eldridge RecasnerEight seasons with Nuggets, Rockets, Hawks, Hornets and Clippers.