De’Aaron discusses his draft night and what it was like to be the #5 pick in the draft. He also talks about his expectations and what he hopes to bring to the Sacramento Kings
Article on Esquire about Deaaron’s draft night and preparation and the expectations that come with the fame and fortune of being a top NBA draft pick.
Deaaron Spalding/Slam Documentary
Article discussesDe’Aaron’s career at Kentucky and the challenges and how he overcame them to become an NBA draft pick
De’Aaron discusses his competitive nature and how it relates to things beyond basketball like playing video games
Article from the Houston Chronicle where it discusses his development in the Baylor program and how competing against Baylor’s NBA talent and the Harrison Twins on his Houston AAU team helped turn him into the player he is today. It also gives a breakdown of Johnathan’s game and what he can bring to an NBA franchise.
Article talks about Johnathan Motley’s rise from unheralded recruit to potential 1st round draft pick. The article uses Johnathan as an example to compare to other Baylor players who have had similar career arcs from unheralded recruit to NBA draft pick from Scott Drew’s system.
Talks about his preparation for the NBA draft and what emotions and feelings he is dealing with in the lead up to the draft
Draft Express interview with Matt McGann from the Catalyst Pro Day. He talks about his playing style, his excitement for the upcoming NBA Draft and whether or not he is comfortable playing and guarding 4s.
Ball is Life highlight video of his during his Catalyst Pre-Draft training. Video gives some information on Damyean’s college stats and what he could bring to an NBA franchise.