How Michigan basketball is pulling out the old Joey Baker

How Michigan basketball is pulling out the old Joey Baker

Don’t be surprised if you see Michigan basketball staffers prowling around auto shops in Ann Arbor; they’re likely in search of a DeLorean.

Michigan’s entire coaching staff, from Juwan Howard to Phil Martelli to Saddi Washington to Howard Eisley, put a premium on not just having talented players, but putting them in position to be successful.

That means doing whatever it takes, even if it means turning Joey Baker into Marty McFly and going “Back to the Future.”

“We joke all the time, we’re gonna put him back in his time capsule so he can remember who he is,” Washington said last week at Michigan Basketball media day. “We gotta get his flux capacitor up to 88 miles an hour so that we can generate 1.2 gigawatts of energy.

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