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UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019

Former Gonzaga center Robert Sacre retires to be with family full time in Spokane

The 30-year-old Sacre announced his retirement recently, surprising many in Japan because he was at the top of his game, but not those who know what means the most to …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017

Former Gonzaga center Robert Sacre returning to Japanese pro team

Former Gonzaga center Robert Sacre is returning to Japan for a second season with the Hitachi Sunrockers.


Gonzaga freshman Zach Collins making most of his minutes

When Przemek Karnowski was a freshman, he played 10.7 minutes per game behind Kelly Olynyk, Elias Harris and Sam Dower. When Domantas Sabonis was a freshman, he came off the …


Ex-Zag Robert Sacre continuing pro career in Japan

Robert Sacre heading to Japan to continue pro career


Former Zags star Sacre upbeat despite Lakers’ awful season

It’s easy to understand why former Gonzaga University star Robert Sacre is overlooked, even though he’s one of only four Lakers under contract after June.


Lakers’ Robert Sacre gets attention in Canada

TORONTO – Canadian journalists gathered around one of their favorite basketball players before the Los Angeles Lakers played the Toronto Raptors. A semicircle at Steve Nash’s locker? Try again. Nash …


Fun-loving former Zag getting serious minutes for Lakers

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – The Lakers concluded a morning shootaround recently at their spacious practice facility here in preparation for the pro basketball battle of Los Angeles against the Clippers …


Fun-loving former Zag Robert Sacre getting serious minutes for Lakers

Rookie center Robert Sacre was wrapping up an interview when general manger Mitch Kupchak strolled by with a reminder of a meeting upstairs. Sacre started jogging toward the stairs, but …


Fun-loving Sacre getting serious minutes with Lakers

The Lakers concluded a morning shootaround recently at their spacious practice facility here in preparation for the pro basketball battle of Los Angeles against the Clippers later in the evening.


Former Gonzaga player Sacre signs with Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers signed second-round draft pick Robert Sacre on Friday. Sacre, a 7-foot Canadian who played at Gonzaga, finished his Bulldogs career with 1,270 points and 679 rebounds. …


Ex-Zag Downs hopes 3rd time charm in NBA Summer League

DALLAS – Playing in the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League is nothing new for Micah Downs. In fact, this summer marks his third straight run there as the former Gonzaga …


Lakers pick Sacre in NBA draft

Surrounded by family in Ville Platte, La., former Gonzaga Bulldog Robert Sacre was trying to get 9-month-old son Quinton to sleep when Sacre’s name popped up on the TV screen …


Marquette’s Crowder leads East to All-Star win

NEW ORLEANS – Jae Crowder scored 25 points and Ramone Moore added 15 points and nine rebounds to lead the East to a 103-99 victory over the West in the …


Sacre to play in Final Four all-star game

Gonzaga center Robert Sacre has been selected to play in the Reese’s Division I College All-Star men’s basketball game as part of the Final Four festivities this weekend in New …


Sexy Sacre? Cosmo puts him No. 4

Gonzaga’s Rob Sacre – the fourth sexiest player in the bracket?


Sacre, Carter will be center of Gonzaga’s Senior Night

Robert Sacre will be in the middle of a story and out come the blank stares. “I’ll be talking to the younger guys about some of the older guys I …


Bell guides way in Gonzaga’s seventh straight win

When Gonzaga’s defense collects pass deflections, opponents’ shooting percentages and point totals generally drop. Such was the case again as 25th-ranked Gonzaga set the tone on defense in a 73-45 …


Sacre heads home with Zags coming along to play Hawaii

As his basketball career progressed, Gonzaga senior center Robert Sacre’s free time dwindled to the point that he was rarely able to return home to North Vancouver, B.C. “And that’s …


He’s big, intense, but this self-described goof is a regular guy

Robert Sacre was in ninth grade the first time Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd saw him play basketball. “What you saw obviously is he had the great body, great energy …


Gray, Sacre make WCC’s first team

Five Gonzaga Bulldogs were honored as the West Coast Conference released its All-WCC and individual awards Tuesday.


Gonzaga’s Dower steps up admirably for ill Sacre

MALIBU, Calif. – Robert Sacre’s stomach was in turmoil most of Friday and Saturday, but he was happy about one thing: He didn’t get his roommate, Sam Dower, sick on …


Bulldogs center creates perfect mixture of hard work, good fun

During Christmas break a couple of years ago, Robert Sacre and Steven Gray “borrowed” Austin Daye’s mattress and went sledding. Swimming in the ocean with his teammates after the Bulldogs …


Enthusiasm, hard work define Sacre

During Christmas break a couple years ago, Robert Sacre and Steven Gray “borrowed” Austin Daye’s mattress and went sledding.


Gonzaga blasts LMU in second half for victory

Gonzaga and Loyola Marymount have done this before. Same building, same first half played on even terms, same second-half domination by the Bulldogs.


Bulldogs open Southern style

Gonzaga opens the men’s basketball regular season against Southern University tonight at the McCarthey Athletic Center – or, as Bulldogs center Robert Sacre says, “It’s the Jags vs. the Zags.” …


Harris everywhere

SAN DIEGO – There was the tip-in, the midrange jumper, the drive around a taller defender and the jump shot over a shorter defender. There was the 3-pointer from top …


No zig-zagging around

While Gonzaga students have more than three weeks off over the holidays, GU men’s basketball players get roughly 4-5 days. And as you’re reading this, those 4-5 days are already …