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Gabe York, Ryan Anderson and Nick Faust of Long Beach State (pictured) are in the Portsmouth Invitational. Faust is a teammate of York’s at the event this week in Portsmouth, Va.
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The Josh Jackson suspense is over with the consensus No. 1 Class of 2016 recruit committing to Kansas on Monday night. Now Arizona’s focus turns to five-star forward Terrance Ferguson, who most recruiting analysts believe is leaning toward Sean Miller’s program.
Curious to see what Arizona does. Still probably leads for Terrance Ferguson. Has plenty of scholarships to give.
Nick Johnson has advanced to the NBA D-League Western Conference finals as a member of the Austin Spurs. Johnson is averaging 10.4 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game for Austin.
Arizona coach Jay Johnson gets his first taste of the ASU-Arizona rivalry Tuesday night at Phoenix Municipal Stadium
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Note: Anderson’s team (Roger Brown’s Restaurant) will play York’s team (Cherry Bekaert) tomorrow at 6 p.m., Tucson time, tomorrow. Parker is a teammate of York’s at the tournament. Click on this link for a list of players attending the event.
Yes, Steve Kerr’s coaching has a lot to do with this along with Stephen Curry and Draymond Green.
Warriors have won 137 regular season games in the two seasons under Steve Kerr.
The Warriors totaled 157 in the four seasons prior
Former Santa Rita High School standout and Arizona player D.J. Shumpert, the last player Lute Olson recruited to Arizona, is still alive in the NBA D-League playoffs with the Los Angeles D-Fenders. He averages 2.8 points and a respectable 5 rebounds a game inasmuch as he is averaging 15 minutes per game for the D-Fenders, who play a deciding Game 3 of an opening-round playoff series against Reno on Tuesday night. Shumpert transferred to Cal San Bernardino to conclude his career.
Rob Gronkowski is still backing the Wildcats. A marketing boon for Arizona.
In some of these Steve Kerr highlights it seems his shot is so accurate, the ball barely touches the net as it sinks through.
ALLSPORTSTUCSON.com publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He is a former Arizona Daily Star beat reporter for the Arizona basketball team, including when the Wildcats won the 1996-97 NCAA title. He has also written articles for CollegeAD.com, Bleacher Report, Lindy’s Sports, TucsonCitizen.com, The Arizona Republic, Sporting News and Baseball America, among many other publications. He has also authored the book “The Highest Form of Living”, which is available at Amazon.