Ryan Woolridge can’t remember the exact year, but he played with Admon Gilder on the same AAU team in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
When the former Zags’ standout takes the stage on Thursday for Gonzaga Legends, he’ll have plenty of things to talk about from his days at GU; among them, having to match up against some of the NBA’s biggest stars.
North Texas graduate transfer Ryan Woolridge visited Spokane over the weekend and committed Sunday to the Zags.
The Miami Heat forward has tried illustrating the world’s largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament to some of his less-familiar NBA teammates, but he insists it’s something they’d appreciate with their own eyes.
Josh Perkins, GU’s all-time assist leader, wasn’t selected in Thursday’s NBA Draft.
Former Gonzaga guard Zach Norvell Jr. didn’t hear his name called in Thursday’s NBA draft but he quickly found an NBA opportunity.
Both players, Hachimura in particular, will have to endure the modern blather that suggests that any first-rounder who falls short of All-Pro status is somehow a bust.
Rui Hachimura, wearing special attire for the occasion, made history Thursday night in New York and Japan and contributed to another major milestone for Gonzaga.
The Gonzaga men’s basketball program has had two players selected in the first round of the NBA draft for the first time.
The Gonzaga Prep standout was one of 18 finalists out of 31 training-camp participants, but wasn’t selected for the final 12-man roster announced Thursday.
Japanese tennis players Naomi Osaka and Kei Nishikori are also Nissin brand ambassadors.
Gonzaga’s starting five at the NBA draft: Projected first-round picks Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke, head coach Mark Few and assistant coaches Brian Michaelson and Tommy Lloyd.