michael steadman plays basketball

Former UMass player Michael Steadman worked out with the Lakers ahead of Thursday's NBA Draft.

As the NBA season winds down, the scouting season kicks into high gear.

So, it shouldn't be much of a surprise to start seeing players posting about pre-draft workouts as teams begin to put their draft boards and their free agent lists together.

Former University of Massachusetts big man Michael Steadman got one of those early calls.


Howard Herman can be reached at  hherman@berkshireeagle.com or 413-496-6253. 


Howard Herman is a sports columnist at The Berkshire Eagle. The dean of full-time sportswriters in Western Mass., he has been with the Eagle since 1988, and is a member of the New England Baseball and Basketball Hall of Fame.