Thursday, July 20

Jonah Bolden's career at UCLA was nothing special, but the 6-foot-10 guard/forward has been impressive in his time in the NBA Summer League thanks to experience that he picked up playing overseas after he left Westwood. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Wang’s Word: International league experience could be helpful for NBA hopefuls

The last time Jonah Bolden played college basketball, he had one of the worst seasons statswise among the 2017 NBA Draft class. Bolden, the Bruins’ former guard/forward, averaged just 2.4 more points and 2.5 more rebounds per game in his collegiate career than LaVar Ball, who’s widely mocked in the basketball community for his uninspiring one-year tenure at Washington State. Read more...

Jonah Bolden's career at UCLA was nothing special, but the 6-foot-10 guard/forward has been impressive in his time in the NBA Summer League thanks to experience that he picked up playing overseas after he left Westwood. (Daily Bruin file photo)

With Cutino Award winner Garrett Danner set to graduate, redshirt sophomore Alex Wolf is slated to be the next goalkeeper for the UCLA men's water polo program. (Daily Bruin file photo)
With Cutino Award winner Garrett Danner set to graduate, redshirt sophomore Alex Wolf is slated to be the next goalkeeper for the UCLA men's water polo program. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Freshman gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Kyla Ross earned first-team All-American honors on uneven bars and balance beam in her first season. She also led the Bruins with four perfect 10s.
 (MacKenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)
Freshman gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Kyla Ross earned first-team All-American honors on uneven bars and balance beam in her first season. She also led the Bruins with four perfect 10s.
 (MacKenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman point guard Lonzo Ball was ESPN’s No. 1 point guard and No. 4 overall recruit in the class of 2016. His presence on UCLA's team alongside ESPN's No. 13 recruit, freshman forward T.J. Leaf, lifted the Bruins to national prominence. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Freshman point guard Lonzo Ball was ESPN’s No. 1 point guard and No. 4 overall recruit in the class of 2016. His presence on UCLA's team alongside ESPN's No. 13 recruit, freshman forward T.J. Leaf, lifted the Bruins to national prominence. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman Evan Zhu (left) and junior Martin Redlicki were the No. 2 seed in this year’s NCAA individual doubles bracket, but they lost to Oklahoma’s Andrew Harris and Spencer Papa in the quarterfinals. The Bruin duo ended the season with a 21-5 record and a 17-3 mark in dual matches. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)
Freshman Evan Zhu (left) and junior Martin Redlicki were the No. 2 seed in this year’s NCAA individual doubles bracket, but they lost to Oklahoma’s Andrew Harris and Spencer Papa in the quarterfinals. The Bruin duo ended the season with a 21-5 record and a 17-3 mark in dual matches. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Junior Martin Redlicki said he believes the team's hard work showed through in their season's successes. The Bruins' 2016-17 campaign ended in the NCAA quarterfinal following a loss to Georgia on Saturday. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)
Junior Martin Redlicki said he believes the team's hard work showed through in their season's successes. The Bruins' 2016-17 campaign ended in the NCAA quarterfinal following a loss to Georgia on Saturday. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Junior Martin Redlicki bounced back from dropping the second set of his singles match to win one of two points for UCLA in the quarterfinal loss to Georgia. A rain delay put the match on pause for five hours Saturday evening. (Courtesy of Steven Colquitt)
Junior Martin Redlicki bounced back from dropping the second set of his singles match to win one of two points for UCLA in the quarterfinal loss to Georgia. A rain delay put the match on pause for five hours Saturday evening. (Courtesy of Steven Colquitt)


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