Nick Johnson and the Rockets will face the Kings tonight. ... and other links of possible interest.
Nick Johnson flashed his new No. 3 jersey for the Houston Rockets today, having chosen the number in part because his uncle, Dennis Johnson, did so for the Celtics in the 1980s.
The Rockets have been watching the defensive-minded guard for a while.
Ex-Wildcat Aaron Gordon switches jersey numbers for NBA career
Aaron Gordon will wear double zero for the Magic.
NEW YORK — When Aaron Gordon singlehandedly picked out his NBA draft night suit, he went with his values and a color he simply liked.
The Houston Rockets grab the Pac-12 Player of the Year.
NEW YORK — Aaron Gordon hit his NBA Draft ceiling tonight, going No. 4 overall to the Orlando Magic at the Barclays Center.
Andre Iguodala shares a few words of advice with Aaron Gordon.
UA sensation is expected to go in the top 10 tonight.
Aaron Gordon says Brad Stevens reminds him of Sean Miller.
UA's strength in upcoming draft mirrors Cats' success during season.
The incoming Wildcat wing averaged 14.0 points and 5.4 rebounds in USA's five big U18 wins.
Aaron Gordon will spend this week making appearances around New York City, hosting 15 proud family members and friends for a Theatre District dinner, then learning where he will likely live out the next four years of his life as a multimillionaire.
The timeout came with about eight seconds left in a basketball camp game at the Lohse YMCA, and coach Kevin Parrom was frantically looking around for something to write on.
On his 15-city odyssey before the NBA draft, Nick Johnson boarded a flight in San Francisco that turned around halfway to Chicago and went back.
Nick Johnson worked out for the Sacramento Kings as he nears the end of his exhausting NBA audition schedule... Billy Donovan wasn't happy with USA's defense in a 98-point win...and other notes/links.
Coaches and players focusing on the task at hand, not the future.
Aaron Gordon will go between 4-8, according to his agent, though Joel Embiid's injury could alter the draft lottery... and other notes
Stanley Johnson will be joined by UA targets Allonzo Trier, Isaiah Briscoe and Stephen Zimmerman.
The potentially uneasy fit between the Arizona Wildcats and Tyler Dorsey won’t be a factor, after all.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — By joining USA Basketball’s U18 coaching staff, Arizona Wildcats coach Sean Miller has been essentially working on three teams this month.
The odd fit between Tyler Dorsey and the Arizona Wildcats is no longer a factor.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A veteran of USA Basketball youth teams, incoming Arizona Wildcats wing Stanley Johnson showed up for U18 trials this week a new man.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Known as a shooting guard at St. John Bosco High School, UA commit Tyler Dorsey sees himself as a point guard in the NBA someday.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — For USA Basketball’s U18 team, it’s not all about talent and athleticism.
But UA commits Justin Simon and Tyler Dorsey did not make the list of finalists for USA Basketball's U18 team.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Between Arizona Wildcats coach Sean Miller and his colleagues on the USA Basketball U18 staff and the USA junior national team committee, somebody has recruited or is recruiting just about everyone in this week’s U18 trials.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Arizona Wildcats recruiting target Allonzo Trier is the second-oldest of the 24 players trying to make USA Basketball’s U18 team, but that’s just about the birthday.
Justin Simon says trying out for the U18 team is a "great experience whether I make the team or not."
The Wildcats will open Pac-12 play by hosting ASU...
For Sean Miller and the Arizona Wildcats, June is usually a good time to disappear.
Allonzo Trier is one of several guards the Wildcats are pursuing.
Overwhelmingly, the reason most players transfer from the Arizona Wildcats is a lack of playing time.
Just after Alabama and Kentucky raised the college sports salary bar even higher, the Arizona Board of Regents unanimously approved bigger and longer compensation packages for UA’s top three athletic department employees.
MoMo Jones says he has "no hard feelings" after his 2011 transfer from Arizona...
Sean Miller will receive $2.4 million plus incentives in 2014-15, plus over $1 million in credit toward two retention plans.
Sean Miller and Rich Rodriguez will get an extra $6 million worth of stock (current value) if they stick around UA another eight years.
If basketball coach Sean Miller or football coach Rich Rodriguez lead their Arizona Wildcat teams to a national championship someday, their annual market value may well exceed the $6 million bonus a booster is proposing to offer them.
PHOENIX — The first time Nick Johnson stepped onto the Phoenix Suns practice court, his teammate was Jahii Carson, his coach was Rex Chapman and … he was 8, maybe 9, years old.
Nick Johnson enjoyed a taste of home during his seventh team workout of the pre-draft season.
Sean Miller wanted him back. So did Kaleb Tarczewski and a bunch of other Arizona Wildcats.
Before he takes off to help coach USA Basketball’s U18 team next week in Colorado Springs, Sean Miller held an offseason media gathering today at McKale.
Is Aaron Gordon's free-throw form really better now or is that just pre-draft speak? ... and other notes/links.
More details on the extensions, raises and incentive plans for UA's top athletics employees.
A donor’s lucrative retention plan and six-figure salary increases could help keep Arizona’s top athletics employees around for a long time.
Greg Byrne could get $3.5 million if he sticks around UA eight more years, while Rich Rodriguez and Sean Miller would get another $6.1 million for doing the same.
The Magic, Rockets, Mavericks and Thunder are looking at Nick Johnson this week.