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UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

Former Gonzaga standout Nigel Williams-Goss ready to begin NBA journey with Jazz

The former Gonzaga star jogs between five courts Monday at the HUB Sports Center to check on 122 youngsters at his third annual skills camp, leaning over to high-five one …

UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 11:01 p.m.

Former Gonzaga standout Nigel Williams-Goss joining Utah Jazz

Williams-Goss is joining the Utah Jazz on a three-year contract, according to multiple reports, two years after being drafted late in the second round by the NBA team.

UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018, 5:40 p.m.

Reports: Former Gonzaga guard Nigel Williams-Goss signs with Olympiacos

Nigel Williams-Goss has agreed to a three-year contract with Olympiacos for more than $2 million, according to Sportando. reported the same dollar figures but said the ex-Zag and the …

UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 9:14 p.m.

On eve of Hoopfest, former Gonzaga great Nigel Williams-Goss leads skills camp for kids, talks about his future plans

Nigel Williams-Goss, the All-American who led to Bulldogs to the national title game in 2017, was back in Spokane Friday, giving a one-hour skills camp on the eve of the …

UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 5:22 p.m.

Nigel Williams-Goss keeps close eye on Gonzaga, former prep teammate Braian Angola

Former Zag Nigel Williams-Goss is 6,420 miles from here but he feels connected to Thursday’s Gonzaga-Florida State matchup at the Staples Center. Williams-Goss, who is in his first professional season …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 11:04 p.m.

Parents of former Gonzaga standout Nigel Williams-Goss cheer on Bulldogs in loss to Saint Mary’s

Nigel Williams-Goss might have hung up his Zags jersey last season and moved halfway around the world, but he hasn’t forgotten about Gonzaga. Apparently, neither has his family.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 4:53 p.m.

Former Gonzaga standout Nigel Williams-Goss assists on dad’s special birthday present

Former Gonzaga guard Nigel Williams-Goss is playing professionally in Serbia but he made time and arrangements to deliver a special birthday present to his dad.

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 7:11 p.m.

Nigel Williams-Goss signs with professional team in Serbia

Former Gonzaga standout Nigel Williams-Goss is heading overseas to begin his professional career. He will play for KK Partizan in Belgrade, Serbia. The team announced Williams-Goss agreed to a two-year …

Nigel Williams-Goss’ camp a record-setting success at HUB

The sound of 101 youngsters dribbling basketballs at the Nigel Williams-Goss basketball camp bounced off the walls at the HUB Sports Center.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 6:18 p.m.

Nigel Williams-Goss keeps options open as Utah Jazz training camp nears

Nigel Williams-Goss can’t predict the future, but he does know he will have options.

Gonzaga trio earns NABC academic honors

Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins and former Zags’ Nigel Williams-Goss and Dustin Triano have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ (NABC) Honors Court.

UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 3:51 p.m.

Gonzaga men’s basketball receives NABC team academic honor

Gonzaga men’s basketball has been recognized with a National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team Academic Excellence Award.

UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 10:18 p.m.

Jazz select Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss late in second round of NBA Draft

Nigel Williams-Goss was selected by Utah in the second round with the 55th pick overall in Thursday’s NBA Draft.

UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 5:48 p.m.

Williams-Goss determined to make NBA dream become reality

Nigel Williams-Goss has been fixated on playing in the NBA since the third grade. It was one of the reasons he challenged himself against players 2-3 years older on the …

Nigel Williams-Goss named WCC scholar-athlete of the year

Nigel Williams-Goss has added another award to his sizable collection of on- and off-court honors.

UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 10:32 p.m.

John Blanchette: Departure of Nigel Williams-Goss opens door for others

So make that two one-and-dones. Or is that ones-and-done?

UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 6:10 p.m.

Nigel Williams-Goss declares for NBA Draft, signs with agent

Williams-Goss announced Tuesday he will declare for the NBA Draft. He’ll be represented by Greg Lawrence of Wasserman, which eliminates the possibility of returning for his senior season. Lawrence also …

UPDATED: Sat., April 8, 2017, 8:26 p.m.

Locally: Gonzaga basketball players earn recognition on court, in classroom

In the classroom as on the court, three Gonzaga University basketball players continue to be recognized.

Gonzaga’s roster could have new look again next season

Those way-too-early Top 25 polls are out and Gonzaga is sixth in one, 10th in another.

UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 12:03 a.m.

Gonzaga opened McCarthey for fans, but defeat dashed hopes of victory party

The crowd stood in the house that the Zags built Monday and stared at big screens. They pulled at their hair with strained looks as their larger-than-life heroes tried one …

UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 9:58 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss wills through pain after rolling ankle in second half

Nigel Williams-Goss’ final stat line won’t hint at it, but Gonzaga’s star redshirt junior guard received a scare when he rolled his right ankle while driving to the basket in …

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss receives prestigious academic award

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss received the Elite 90 award for the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Friday.

John Blanchette: Bulldogs can count on Nigel Williams-Goss, big numbers or not

One teardrop runner settled into the net, and another a few minutes later. Then a 3-pointer found home – off a kick-out pass from the big fella – and the …

Gonzaga guard Nigel Williams-Goss’ childhood friends trek to Final Four

Alex Roth and Alex Humble, Williams-Goss’ best buddies dating back to fourth grade at Happy Valley (Ore.) Elementary school, will be on hand to watch the Final Four.

Kobe Bryant surprise appearance thrills Gonzaga players at Final Four

Kobe Bryant had a mic-drop exit from the NBA, and a jaw-dropping entrance to the Gonzaga Bulldogs on their first night at the Final Four.

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss adds to All-America collection

The trophy case or mantel holding Nigel Williams-Goss’ awards might need reinforcement.

Gonzaga’s Williams-Goss named Wooden Award All-American, one of five finalists for Wooden Award

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss was selected to the Wooden Award’s 10-player All-America team and he’s one of five finalists for the Wooden Award.

UPDATED: Sat., March 25, 2017, 11:16 p.m.

Nigel Williams-Goss snaps out of slump with 23 points

Gonzaga guard Nigel Williams-Goss doesn’t cut Nigel Williams-Goss much slack. The Zags’ leading scorer has been in a bit of an offensive slump during the NCAA Tournament, but he had …

UPDATED: Sun., March 26, 2017, 12:28 a.m.

Gonzaga leaves no doubt, routs Xavier to earn trip to Final Four

Gonzaga knocked on the Final Four door twice before. The Zags didn’t bother knocking Saturday. They kicked the door down, trampling Xavier 83-59 in the West Regional final along the …

Bulldogs won’t panic about Nigel Williams-Goss’ offensive numbers in NCAA Tournament

Seconds after West Virginia missed its final shot at a chance for overtime on Thursday, Gonzaga’s celebration ensued.