Sunday Basketball Notes

Steve Haney has bright ideas for new ABL

It is doubtful that Darko Milicic (left), in his ninth year in the league, can do enough with the Celtics to shed the “bust” label that was stamped on his forehead virtually from the time he was picked No. 2 overall in the loaded 2003 draft. But just because a star is picked first, you don’t have to be a bust. Five tough follow-up acts: -- Compiled by Mike Carraggi