|Michael Carter-Williams: Playing for Celtics ‘would be a blessing’||05.28.13 at 9:05 pm ET|
Even the most trusted experts can’t agree on where Syracuse guard Michael Carter-Williams will go in next month’s NBA draft. While many forecast the Hamilton, Mass., native as a top-10 pick, ESPN.com’s Chad Ford slotted him to the Celtics at No. 16 as recently as three weeks ago.
“I don’t really pay attention to any of the mock drafts,” Carter-Williams told WEEI.com’s Ben Rohrbach on his Green Street podcast. “At the end of the day, they’re all pretty much wrong anyway.”
That’s why the point guard was caught off guard when the Boston Herald’s Steve Bulpett asked him at this month’s NBA scouting combine about playing for the Boston team he grew up rooting for on the North Shore.
“I kind of want to get away and play somewhere else,” he told Bulpett.
Given some time to mull the possibility of playing for his hometown C’s, Carter-Williams sang a different tune on Rohrbach’s podcast this week.