Haden was polished. Calm. Cool. Poised.
Until he was asked about LeBron James.
"Oh my goodness," Haden gushed. "I love LeBron."
The No. 7 overall pick is an unabashed fan of James, the NBA superstar and reigning league MVP, who is currently in Chicago chasing a championship with the Cavaliers. Haden has followed James for years and can’t bear the thought that his idol could leave this summer a free agent.
"I was so excited about Cleveland," Haden said. "I was like this, ‘Now he can’t go anywhere because it might break my heart.’ I’m trying to figure out how to get in touch with him and text him or something and take him out to eat and make sure he doesn’t leave."