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Ex-Wildcat Johnson to wear No. 3 for Rockets

Ex-Wildcat Johnson to wear No. 3 for Rockets

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.

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Houston high on ex-Wildcat Johnson

Houston high on ex-Wildcat Johnson

The Rockets have been watching the defensive-minded guard for a while.

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Defense attracted NBA teams to both Wildcat picks

Defense attracted NBA teams to both Wildcat picks

Aaron Gordon will wear double zero for the Magic.

June 27, 2014 2:27 pmLoading…
Seen and heard in New York: Cerulean or Maytag?

Seen and heard in New York: Cerulean or Maytag?

Attending in spirit

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NBA draft: No. 4 pick suits former Wildcat Gordon; Johnson taken 42nd

NBA draft: No. 4 pick suits former Wildcat Gordon; Johnson taken 42nd

NEW YORK — When Aaron Gordon singlehandedly picked out his NBA draft night suit, he went with his values and a color he simply liked.

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Magic take Wildcats' Gordon with fourth pick of NBA Draft

Magic take Wildcats' Gordon with fourth pick of NBA Draft

NEW YORK — Aaron Gordon hit his NBA Draft ceiling tonight, going No. 4 overall to the Orlando Magic at the Barclays Center.

June 26, 2014 4:23 pm Photos

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Aaron Gordon on draft day

Aaron Gordon on draft day

June 26, 2014 3:43 pm

Seen and heard in New York on draft eve

Andre Iguodala shares a few words of advice with Aaron Gordon.

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'Overhappiness' carrying UA's Gordon into draft day

'Overhappiness' carrying UA's Gordon into draft day

UA sensation is expected to go in the top 10 tonight. 

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Celtics could be ideal fit for Wildcats' Gordon

Celtics could be ideal fit for Wildcats' Gordon

Aaron Gordon says Brad Stevens reminds him of Sean Miller.

June 25, 2014 12:22 pmLoading…
NBA draft further validation of Cats' surge, success

NBA draft further validation of Cats' surge, success

UA's strength in upcoming draft mirrors Cats' success during season.

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Wildcats' Johnson follows Gordon's USA Basketball footsteps

Wildcats' Johnson follows Gordon's USA Basketball footsteps

The incoming Wildcat wing averaged 14.0 points and 5.4 rebounds in USA's five big U18 wins.

June 24, 2014 11:21 pmLoading…
Elise Gordon has brother Aaron's back as draft approaches

Elise Gordon has brother Aaron's back as draft approaches

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.

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Arizona Wildcats basketball: On Parrom, Geary and those dominant American juniors

Arizona Wildcats basketball: On Parrom, Geary and those dominant American juniors

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.

June 23, 2014 11:30 pmLoading…

Johnson, Gordon on different paths to NBA Draft

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.

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Arizona Wildcats basketball: On Johnson's NBA travels, the U18 rout and other notes

Arizona Wildcats basketball: On Johnson's NBA travels, the U18 rout and other notes

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.

June 21, 2014 12:30 pmLoading…

At U18 basketball camp, recruiting takes back seat

Coaches and players focusing on the task at hand, not the future.

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Arizona Wildcats basketball: On draft intrigue, U18 tourney and the Fendi experiment

Aaron Gordon will go between 4-8, according to his agent, though Joel Embiid's injury could alter the draft lottery... and other notes

June 19, 2014 4:20 pmLoading…
Johnson, three Arizona Wildcats targets make U18 team

Johnson, three Arizona Wildcats targets make U18 team

Stanley Johnson will be joined by UA targets Allonzo Trier, Isaiah Briscoe and Stephen Zimmerman.

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Dorsey decommits, says he rushed vow to play at the UA

The potentially uneasy fit between the Arizona Wildcats and Tyler Dorsey won’t be a factor, after all.

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UA basketball: Miller says pieces in place for a 'deep run'

UA basketball: Miller says pieces in place for a 'deep run'

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.

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Dorsey decommits from Arizona Wildcats

Dorsey decommits from Arizona Wildcats

The odd fit between Tyler Dorsey and the Arizona Wildcats is no longer a factor.

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Future Wildcat Johnson opening eyes at Team USA camp

Future Wildcat Johnson opening eyes at Team USA camp

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.

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UA Basketball: Dorsey unwavering in commitment to Cats

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.

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UA signee Johnson, 'family' members survive first round of USA Basketball cuts

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — For USA Basketball’s U18 team, it’s not all about talent and athleticism.

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Johnson, several Arizona Wildcats targets make USA's cut to 15

Johnson, several Arizona Wildcats targets make USA's cut to 15

But UA commits Justin Simon and Tyler Dorsey did not make the list of finalists for USA Basketball's U18 team.

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University of Arizona basketball notes: Under-18 roster trimmed today

University of Arizona basketball notes: Under-18 roster trimmed today

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.

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UA basketball: Wildcats recruit Trier back in the spotlight after long journey

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.

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Arizona Wildcats basketball: Prospects enjoying USA camp

Arizona Wildcats basketball: Prospects enjoying USA camp

Justin Simon says trying out for the U18 team is a "great experience whether I make the team or not."

June 11, 2014 12:46 pmLoading…

Arizona Wildcats basketball: Pac-12 releases weekend pairings

The Wildcats will open Pac-12 play by hosting ASU...

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USA's U18 team keeps Arizona coach Miller busy

USA's U18 team keeps Arizona coach Miller busy

For Sean Miller and the Arizona Wildcats, June is usually a good time to disappear.

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Another UA target added to USA Basketball U18 camp

Another UA target added to USA Basketball U18 camp

Allonzo Trier is one of several guards the Wildcats are pursuing.

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UA basketball: Jones' world travels bring him back to adopted home

UA basketball: Jones' world travels bring him back to adopted home

Overwhelmingly, the reason most players transfer from the Arizona Wildcats is a lack of playing time.

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Regents OK raises, retention plan for Byrne, Miller, Rodriguez

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.

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Arizona Wildcats basketball: MoMo Jones to run charity Tucson camp

MoMo Jones says he has "no hard feelings" after his 2011 transfer from Arizona...

June 06, 2014 5:49 pmLoading…
Arizona Wildcats basketball: Breaking down Miller's revised deal

Arizona Wildcats basketball: Breaking down Miller's revised deal

Sean Miller will receive $2.4 million plus incentives in 2014-15, plus over $1 million in credit toward two retention plans.

June 06, 2014 12:05 pmLoading…
Regents approve raises, retention plan for Byrne, Miller, Rodriguez

Regents approve raises, retention plan for Byrne, Miller, Rodriguez

Sean Miller and Rich Rodriguez will get an extra $6 million worth of stock (current value) if they stick around UA another eight years.

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Arizona Board of Regents to vote on proposed retention plan today

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.

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UA basketball: Johnson feels at home working out for Suns

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.

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Ex-Wildcat Johnson impresses Suns with conditioning, versatility

Ex-Wildcat Johnson impresses Suns with conditioning, versatility

Nick Johnson enjoyed a taste of home during his seventh team workout of the pre-draft season. 

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UA basketball: Blair will return to Arizona bench next season

UA basketball: Blair will return to Arizona bench next season

Sean Miller wanted him back. So did Kaleb Tarczewski and a bunch of other Arizona Wildcats.

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Arizona Wildcats basketball: On Ashley's rehab, J.B's return and other notes

Arizona Wildcats basketball: On Ashley's rehab, J.B's return and other notes

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.

June 04, 2014 1:09 pmLoading…
Arizona Wildcats basketball: UA staffer to re-join Whitford at Ball State

Arizona Wildcats basketball: UA staffer to re-join Whitford at Ball State

Is Aaron Gordon's free-throw form really better now or is that just pre-draft speak? ... and other notes/links.

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Arizona Wildcats basketball: Miller totaled $2.64 million in 2013-14 earnings

Arizona Wildcats basketball: Miller totaled $2.64 million in 2013-14 earnings

More details on the extensions, raises and incentive plans for UA's top athletics employees.

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UA athletics: Donor's generous offer comes with a catch

UA athletics: Donor's generous offer comes with a catch

A donor’s lucrative retention plan and six-figure salary increases could help keep Arizona’s top athletics employees around for a long time.

May 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Multimillion dollar retention plan proposed for Byrne, Miller, Rodriguez

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.

May 28, 2014 5:16 pmLoading…

Arizona Wildcats basketball: Predraft workouts pick up

The Magic, Rockets, Mavericks and Thunder are looking at Nick Johnson this week.

May 28, 2014 12:30 pmLoading…

Miller hoping Wildcats developing `toughness' from Elite Eight losses

Meanwhile, Arizona earned a $19.8 million share from the Pac-12 in the 2012-12 fiscal year...

May 27, 2014 2:56 pmLoading…

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