Stories tagged: rui hachimura
UPDATED: Tue., March 24, 2020
Roughly a year ago, former Gonzaga standout Rui Hachimura was in a commercial promoting the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. He was set to lead Japan’s team at the Games …
UPDATED: Sun., March 22, 2020
Former Gonzaga standout Domantas Sabonis’ meteoric NBA rise is no surprise to anyone around Indiana’s versatile forward
Several days before the sports world was sidelined by coronavirus, Sabonis had 20 points and 17 rebounds against Dallas on March 8, which gave the ex-Zag 50 double-doubles on the …
UPDATED: Wed., March 4, 2020
Gonzaga junior Corey Kispert is one of five finalists for the Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award.
UPDATED: Sun., March 1, 2020
Rui Hachimura kept Gonzaga’s Senior Night in the back of his mind, even as he did countless media interviews and prepared for his first NBA season with the Washington Wizards. …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 29, 2020
Rui Hachimura makes surprise visit to the Kennel for Gonzaga’s Senior Night game against Saint Mary’s
Gonzaga won the pregame on Senior Night prior to facing Saint Mary’s on Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 14, 2020
Miles Bridges, Zion Williamson lead U.S. over Rui Hachimura, Brandon Clarke, World in Rising Stars Challenge
Miles Bridges scored 20 points and took MVP honors, Eric Paschall added 23 more and the U.S. beat the World 151-131 in the Rising Stars Challenge
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 11, 2020
Brandon Clarke’s first NBA All-Star Weekend figures to be a special experience.
Tue., Feb. 11, 2020
Online sneaker marketplace Goat is teaming up with NBA rookie Rui Hachimura, hoping his popularity in his native Japan will help the company make inroads in one of its biggest …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
Gonzaga junior Corey Kispert is one of 10 candidates for the Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 31, 2020
Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke will be teammates again after both former Gonzaga standouts were selected to play in the Rising Stars Challenge during NBA All-Star weekend in Chicago.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020
John Stockton is the only former Gonzaga player to make an All-Star game roster, but that could change in the near future. The 23-year-old Sabonis has put together an impressive …
Sat., Jan. 4, 2020
Washington Wizards rookie forward Rui Hachimura will be re-evaluated in two weeks while he continues to recover from a minor procedure associated with a groin injury he sustained on Dec. …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 31, 2019
Rui Hachimura, the Washington Wizards forward and former Gonzaga standout, was off to a promising rookie season before taking a kick to the groin on Dec. 16.
Mon., Dec. 23, 2019
Former Gonzaga Bulldogs forward Johnathan Williams is close to returning to the NBA, according to published reports. Williams is expected to sign with the Washington Wizards.
Tue., Dec. 17, 2019
Washington Wizards rookie forward Rui Hachimura will miss at least the team’s next five games after hurting his groin
Fri., Dec. 6, 2019
In what could best be described as a veteran move, Rui Hachimura tried to duck out of doing a postgame media session by pleading that he was worried about missing …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019
Q&A: Former Gonzaga, rookie Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura on growing up in Japan – and dunking on LeBron James
Rui Hachimura, 21, is a forward for the Washington Wizards. He became the first Japanese player selected in the first round of the NBA draft when the team chose him …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019
Tristan Thompson had 21 points and 12 rebounds, Kevin Love added 16 points and 12 boards, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Washington Wizards 113-100 to end a three-game skid.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
The tale of the tape from Rui Hachimura’s NBA debut Wednesday in Dallas was impressive: 14 points and 10 rebounds over nearly 25 minutes for Washington in a 108-100 loss.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
When the Washington Wizards drafted Rui Hachimura ninth overall four months ago, coaches liked what they were getting: a two-way player with a massive wingspan and a ton of potential.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019
The rookie selected ninth overall in this summer’s NBA draft made his exhibition opener Monday night appear like one of many highlights coming in his 2019-20 season reel.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019
Former Gonzaga standout Kyle Wiltjer drains seven 3s in Canada’s record-setting win at FIBA World Cup
Canada entered its name in the FIBA World Cup record book Saturday with the help of a couple of former Gonzaga standouts.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
Rui Hachimura is getting a much-needed break from basketball.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019
Team USA’s dominant performance made for a tough outing for former Gonzaga standout Rui Hachimura and his Japanese teammates Thurdsay at the FIBA World Cup in China.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019
Japan is winless in two World Cup games, but the stage has not been too big for Rui Hachimura.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019
Domantas Sabonis helps Lithuania past Canada, ex-Zags teammates Kevin Pangos and Kyle Wiltjer at FIBA World Cup
Gonzaga’s international success in recruiting has been on display at the FIBA World Cup in China, including one matchup Tuesday involving three former Zag teammates.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019
Former Gonzaga Bulldog forward Jeremy Jones will begin his professional basketball career in Austria. Jones has signed with the Kapfenberg Bulls, according to the team’s Website.
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019
Clarke shook off the rust quickly, averaging 14.6 points and hitting the game-winning tip-in in the semifinals to help Memphis reach the Summer League title game against Minnesota on Monday …
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019
The Rui Hachimura era is underway.
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019
More than 1,000 media credentials were distributed for the 15th NBA Summer League, and the league’s communication department confirmed it was the largest contingent of international media ever.