Stories tagged: rui hachimura
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 6:33 p.m.
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, 6:11 p.m.
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, 10:27 p.m.
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, 4:34 p.m.
Rui Hachimura is getting a much-needed break from basketball.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 6:21 p.m.
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, 6:53 p.m.
Japan is winless in two World Cup games, but the stage has not been too big for Rui Hachimura.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 8:12 p.m.
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, 10:51 a.m.
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, 9:47 p.m.
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, 10:57 p.m.
The Rui Hachimura era is underway.
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 8:51 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 10:30 p.m.
Brandon Clarke tipped in a rebound with 18 seconds left to extend the Grizzlies’ lead to three, before Paris Lee and Bruno Caboclo hit three late free throws to ice …
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 9:41 p.m.
Selected ninth overall last month, the former Gonzaga star was 9 of 12 from the field with two 3-pointers, nine rebounds and two blocks.
Tue., July 9, 2019, 9:44 p.m.
Harvey is averaging 13 points per game in Las Vegas after averaging six points in his two games during the Salt Lake City Summer League.
UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019, 10:35 p.m.
NBA Summer League:
UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019, 9:42 p.m.
With the game in his hands, Rui Hachimura delivered in his first game wearing a Washington Wizards jersey.
UPDATED: Sun., June 30, 2019, 11:24 p.m.
Hoopfest has been known in recent years to pull in famous athletes to show off during the busy weekend. After Rui Hachimura on Saturday, Hoopfest went a step further and …
UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019, 9:22 p.m.
Ex-Gonzaga standouts Rui Hachimura, Josh Perkins, Zykera Rice take in Hoopfest dunk contest as judges
Fans at Hoopfest’s Nike Center Court were treated to a special surprise as four former Gonzaga basketball players took the court Saturday. Rui Hachimura, the ninth overall pick in this …
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019, 8:18 p.m.
Hachimura became the first player from Japan to get chosen in the first round of the NBA draft after being taken with the No. 9 overall pick by the rebuilding …
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 11:05 p.m.
John Blanchette: Despite their collegiate accomplishments, the toughest challenges still await this bunch of Bulldogs
Both players, Hachimura in particular, will have to endure the modern blather that suggests that any first-rounder who falls short of All-Pro status is somehow a bust.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 11:16 p.m.
Rui Hachimura, wearing special attire for the occasion, made history Thursday night in New York and Japan and contributed to another major milestone for Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 11:17 p.m.
NBA draft updates: History made as Rui Hachimura, Brandon Clarke give Gonzaga two first-round picks; Zach Norvell Jr. goes undrafted
The Gonzaga men’s basketball program has had two players selected in the first round of the NBA draft for the first time.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 7:55 p.m.
Japanese tennis players Naomi Osaka and Kei Nishikori are also Nissin brand ambassadors.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 10:15 p.m.
The NBA couldn’t have asked for a better draft lead-in than the Anthony Davis blockbuster trade. While the first wave of headlines rightfully belonged to the Los Angeles Lakers, the …
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 9:06 p.m.
Gonzaga’s starting five at the NBA draft: Projected first-round picks Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke, head coach Mark Few and assistant coaches Brian Michaelson and Tommy Lloyd.
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 8:32 p.m.
Guessing game has Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura, Brandon Clarke going in middle of first round at NBA draft
There are dozens of NBA mock drafts, top 100 rankings and best players available lists. Newspapers and television outlets are conducting live mock drafts.
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Gonzaga Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke won’t know for sure where they will go until the NBA draft on June 20, but they received a pretty good indication Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Gonzaga forward Rui Hachimura has opted to skip the NBA draft combine next week, apparently following in the footsteps of former Zag Domantas Sabonis.
Tue., April 23, 2019
There are always unintended consequences to every NCAA action. Not unforeseeable ones, just unintended ones.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
Gonzaga junior forward Brandon Clarke has declared for the NBA draft. Clarke made it official Wednesday via a GU release, two days after teammate Rui Hachimura declared for the draft. …