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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 27, 2010

Ex-Zags Daye, Turiaf open NBA season

Former Bulldogs' Austin Daye and Ronny Turiaf had mixed results in their NBA season-openers.Daye started and played 21 minutes, but only had four points (2 of 8 shooting) and three boards as Detroit blew a seven-point lead in the final two minutes and lost to...

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MONDAY, OCT. 25, 2010

Daye earns starting spot

Former Gonzaga forward Austin Daye has earned a starting spot, at power forward, for the Detroit Pistons. Daye, a second-year pro, had a solid preseason and has surprised some by performing well at power forward against bulkier players. More here.

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NBA commissioner David Stern welcomes Austin Daye as No. 15 pick in the first round. (Associated Press / The Spokesman-Review)

Daye signs with Pistons 

Austin Daye is officially a millionaire. A couple of times.Daye will make $1.4 million for his first year and at least $2.9 million over his first two seasons with Detroit. More here and here.

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FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2009

Daye scores 8 in debut; Morrison 24

Austin Daye scored eight points on 3 of 9 shooting in his summer league debut with the Detroit Pistons. Daye played just over 19 minutes in the Pistons' 86-77 win over Sacramento.Adam Morrison poured in 24 points in nearly 33 minutes of playing time to...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2009

Pistons fire Curry

Austin Daye has been a Detroit Piston for less than a week and he's already experiencing a coaching change. Detroit parted ways with Michael Curry after one season at the helm. A bit more here.And here's more on the somewhat chilly reception Daye is receiving...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2009

NBA commissioner David Stern welcomes Austin Daye as No. 15 pick in the first round. (Associated Press / The Spokesman-Review)

Day-after Daye

Here's a roundup of articles about Austin Daye, Daye mentions or the draft in general: From's winners and losers, San Jose Mercury-News winners and losers, USA Today, A.P., the Detroit News here and here, the Detroit Free Press here and here, Los Angeles Times,...

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One potential first rounder against another: GU’s Austin Daye guards UNC’s Tyler Hansbrough in their NCAA Tournament game this spring. (Christopher Anderson / The Spokesman-Review)

Daye goes to Detroit with 15th pick

Former Gonzaga Bulldog Austin Daye was selected by Detroit with the 15th pick in the first round of the 2009 NBA Draft. Daye, who averaged 12.7 points and 6.8 rebounds as a sophomore, joins Eastern Washington University's Rodney Stuckey on the Pistons' roster.Three other Zags...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2009

Josh Heytvelt ( right ) and Jeremy Pargo ( #2) fight for a rebound against North Carolina during first half action at the South Regional NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen. (Christopher Anderson / The Spokesman-Review)

Four Bulldogs await NBA Draft 

Here's my look at the draft prospects for Gonzaga's Austin Daye, Josh Heytvelt, Micah Downs and Jeremy Pargo. The article will run in Wednesday's S-R and the unedited version is below. (Heytvelt and Pargo are pictured in GU's NCAA loss to North Carolina.)

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MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2009

For all of his appeal, Austin Daye’s stay at Gonzaga was bound to be a short one. (Christopher Anderson / The Spokesman-Review)

Daye makes it official 

Back with more on Austin Daye's decision to remain in the NBA Draft. I talked with Mark Few and Daye for a few minutes this afternoon and filed this unedited article that will run in Tuesday's S-R. Also, Saint Mary's Patty Mills is staying in...

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Daye staying in NBA Draft 

Austin Daye took the deadline clock down to the final hour before announcing he will keep his name in the NBA Draft.About an hour before Monday’s 2 p.m. (PST) deadline, Daye informed Gonzaga's coaching staff by telephone that he will forgo his last two years...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2009


Austin Daye of Gonzaga bends down the rim with a second half dunk  against Akron in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. (Christopher Anderson / The Spokesman-Review)

Daye makes it official 13 

Back with my unedited article on Austin Daye's decision to enter the NBA draft. Here's the best link I've found that has an assortment of mock drafts as well as other draft info. Read on.

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Daye will submit name for NBA draft

Gonzaga sophomore forward Austin Daye will submit his name for the NBA draft, but doesn't plan on hiring an agent, The Spokesman-Review has learned.Daye is expected to make the announcement official later today. By not hiring an agent, the 6-foot-11 Daye keeps open the option...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 20, 2009

Gonzaga’s Austin Daye drives to the hole in the second half.  (Associated Press / The Spokesman-Review)

Zags, Daye head for California

Back with a collection of Gonzaga notes, including Austin Daye returning to his old stomping grounds in Southern California this week as GU takes on Pepperdine and Loyola Marymount.Daye, who is from Irvine, Calif., said he's looking forward to seeing family and friends, not to...

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SUNDAY, JAN. 18, 2009

Micah Downs, left, and Josh Heytvelt of Gonzaga crash the offensive boards against San Francisco  during their game Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, in Spokane. Downs controlled this rebound and got the putback for a score. (Christopher Anderson / The Spokesman-Review)

Day after San Francisco 10 

A bunch of notes, quotes, etc., as we recount Gonzaga's 85-51 dismantling of San Francisco on Saturday night. Read on for the day-after USF post.ALSO: Find a photo gallery of GU-USF game here.

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THURSDAY, DEC. 18, 2008

Game still on, more notes 

Despite the record snowfall and GU canceling classes today, the Gonzaga-Texas Southern game is still on for 6 p.m. The Tigers arrived at 1:30 Wednesday morning, according to coach Tony Harvey, whom I met in the lobby of the MAC on Wednesday afternoon while many...

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