Anton Watson, Gonzaga Prep standout and incoming Gonzaga Bulldog freshman, has been invited to the USA U19 World Cup team training camp.
Zach Collins didn’t know what to expect when he joined up with the Portland Trail Blazers as a gangly 7-foot rookie in the summer of 2017. Would he play right away? Ride the bench? Would he be up to the challenge? In over his head? Almost two years later, the answers are evident. And yes, he belongs.
South Dakota State transfer David Jenkins Jr., who had Gonzaga in his final three, is headed to UNLV to be reunited with former Jackrabbits coach T.J. Otzelberger.
USC graduate transfer Derryck Thornton is expected to visit Gonzaga from May 28-30.
Dan Dickau has experienced the Portland Trail Blazers organization in several capacities.
Gonzaga forward Killian Tillie will not be attending the NBA Draft Combine after all. Tillie, Auburn’s Chuma Okeke and Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter withdrew from the combine.
Gonzaga is one of the schools on USC grad transfer Derryck Thornton’s list.
There was a time not all that long ago when Gonzaga’s roster was reasonably stable annually, typically stocked with several experienced players, perhaps a sit-out transfer and an incoming recruiting class. Nowadays, prominent coaches across the country fret over the possibility of losing key players to the NBA draft while scanning the transfer portal in search of potential immediate and long-term replacements.
It appears Zach Norvell Jr. has played his last game in a Gonzaga uniform. The sophomore wing told reporters in Atlanta after a Thursday workout for the Hawks that he plans on staying in the NBA draft.
Gonzaga forward Rui Hachimura has opted to skip the NBA draft combine next week, apparently following in the footsteps of former Zag Domantas Sabonis.
Gonzaga picked up a commitment Sunday from a top graduate transfer.
Killian Tillie’s injury woes returned in his first workout with an NBA team.