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July 28, 2014 at 11:54 AM

Zach LaVine puts on dunking display at Seattle Pro Am

Not sure how Zach LaVine, the former Bothell High standout who bolted to the NBA after one season at UCLA, is going to make the transition from college to the pros. However, I’m willing to wager the Minnesota Timberwolves rookie guard is going to win the 2015 NBA slam-dunk contest that’s going to be held at…


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June 10, 2014 at 6:19 AM

Taking a look at NBA draft prospects C.J. Wilcox, Zach Lavine and Spencer Dinwiddie

A few of the intriguing story lines in the June 26 NBA draft are the varying opinions and projections about C.J. Wilcox, Zach LaVine and Spencer Dinwiddie. A few draft observers believe the former Pac-12 stars could significantly impact the decisions of draft prospects in the future. For example, consider the curious case of Wilcox. The former…


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April 16, 2014 at 10:52 AM

Kyle Anderson, Zach LaVine enter NBA draft

Kyle Anderson, left, and Zach LaVine are leaving UCLA and entering the NBA draft. Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine made it official, they’re leaving UCLA and entering the NBA draft. Considering Jordan Adams and Norman Powell weren’t included in Wednesday’s news, it appears as if they’re returning next season for the Bruins. In a statement released…


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March 28, 2014 at 2:46 PM

Report: Zach LaVine to declare for NBA draft

UCLA freshman Zach LaVine displayed glimpses of brilliance this season with the Bruins. UCLA freshman Zach LaVine will forgo his remaining eligibility and enter the NBA draft, his father Paul told the Los Angeles Daily News. Despite pedestrian statistics, LaVine, 19, figures to make a smooth transition to the NBA. He has enough athleticism to win…


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March 5, 2014 at 12:45 AM

Morning links: The Bruin who got away

Former Bothell High star Zach LaVine has been a hit during his first year with the UCLA Bruins. Imagine a Washington backcourt with Nigel Williams-Goss and Zach LaVine, two of the most dynamic freshmen in the Pac-12. The Huskies began recruiting LaVine, the former Bothell High standout, about 2-3 years before they got wind of Williams-Goss…


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March 4, 2014 at 12:47 PM

And the Pac-12 award goes to …

Freshman Aaron Gordon has had a big immediate impact in the Pac-12 for the regular-season champion Arizona Wildcats. (Photo credit: Casey Sapio – USA TODAY Sports) We’re counting down the end of the Pac-12 season with a daily look at each of the postseason awards. Today: All-Freshmen team ALL-FRESHMEN TEAM Aaron Gordon, Fr., Arizona: Heralded as one…


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May 10, 2013 at 11:16 PM

Zach LaVine soars to win West Coast All-Star Classic slam dunk title

[do action=”brightcove-video” videoid=”2372896855001″/] The first night of the inaugural West Coast All-Star Classic belonged to Zach LaVine, who thrilled the crowd at Rainier Beach High with a brilliant display of high-flying acrobatics to win the slam dunk contest. “I got about 7-8 dunks I know I can get a pretty good score on,” he said. “I haven’t…


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April 1, 2013 at 8:25 AM

Darin Johnson, Zach LaVine highlight hoops showcase

Washington incoming freshmen Darin Johnson and Jahmel Taylor headline the lineup in the inaugural West Coast All-Star Classic, which will be played 6 p.m. Saturday May 11 at the ShoWare Center in Kent. Zach LaVine (UCLA) highlights a list of Seattle players committed to playing in the hoops showcase including: D.J. Fenner (Nevada), Tucker Haymond (Western…


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