Friday, July 21

Former men's basketball guard and current assistant coach Tyus Edney sat down with Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to discuss the release of his new book at Pauley Pavilion on Saturday. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar shares thoughts on John Wooden at book signing

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sat down with Tyus Edney to talk about everything from training with Bruce Lee in Bel-Air to the release of his new book, “Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court.” The UCLA Black Alumni Association hosted a book-signing event for the NBA’s all-time leading scorer at Pauley Pavilion on Saturday afternoon. Read more...

Photo: Former men's basketball guard and current assistant coach Tyus Edney sat down with Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to discuss the release of his new book at Pauley Pavilion on Saturday. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Former men's basketball guard and current assistant coach Tyus Edney sat down with Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to discuss the release of his new book at Pauley Pavilion on Saturday. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)


Center Thomas Welsh declared early for the 2017 draft but has decided to forgo the NBA for his senior year. The junior nearly averaged a double-double with 10.8 points and 8.7 rebounds a game. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Thomas Welsh to return to UCLA basketball after declaring for NBA draft

This post was updated May 23 at 4:45 p.m. Five UCLA basketball players declared early for the NBA draft. Of the five, two will now return for another season in Westwood. Read more...

Photo: Center Thomas Welsh declared early for the 2017 draft but has decided to forgo the NBA for his senior year. The junior nearly averaged a double-double with 10.8 points and 8.7 rebounds a game. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Center Thomas Welsh declared early for the 2017 draft but has decided to forgo the NBA for his senior year. The junior nearly averaged a double-double with 10.8 points and 8.7 rebounds a game. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore guard Aaron Holiday will test his luck in the NBA draft alongside five of his teammates. Holiday averaged 12.3 points and 4.4 assists for the Bruins off the bench. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA’s Thomas Welsh, Aaron Holiday test NBA draft without agents

Two more UCLA basketball players have reportedly decided to test the waters in the NBA draft this year, per CBS basketball insider Jon Rothstein. Junior center Thomas Welsh and sophomore guard Aaron Holiday have both declared for the NBA draft but like freshman teammate Ike Anigbogu have not hired an agent. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Aaron Holiday will test his luck in the NBA draft alongside five of his teammates. Holiday averaged 12.3 points and 4.4 assists for the Bruins off the bench. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore guard Aaron Holiday will test his luck in the NBA draft alongside five of his teammates. Holiday averaged 12.3 points and 4.4 assists for the Bruins off the bench. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman Ike Anigbogu tweeted  Wednesday afternoon that he would join fellow freshmen Lonzo Ball and T.J. Leaf in declaring for the 2017 NBA draft. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA’s Ike Anigbogu third freshman to declare for 2017 NBA draft

Another freshman, another one-and-done for UCLA basketball. Ike Anigbogu announced through Twitter on Wednesday afternoon that he would join fellow freshmen T.J. Leaf and Lonzo Ball in declaring for the 2017 NBA draft. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Ike Anigbogu tweeted Wednesday afternoon that he would join fellow freshmen Lonzo Ball and T.J. Leaf in declaring for the 2017 NBA draft. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Freshman Ike Anigbogu tweeted  Wednesday afternoon that he would join fellow freshmen Lonzo Ball and T.J. Leaf in declaring for the 2017 NBA draft. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Freshman guard Lonzo Ball earned first team All-American honors and was named the National Association of Basketball Coaches freshman of the year. He is also a finalist for the John R. Wooden Award, which is given to the country's most outstanding player. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Rundown – April 5

Check out a breakdown of the UCLA sports stories you might have missed this week. Men’s basketball TuAnh Dam, Sports editor The awards keep rolling in for Lonzo Ball. Read more...

Photo: Freshman guard Lonzo Ball earned first team All-American honors and was named the National Association of Basketball Coaches freshman of the year. He is also a finalist for the John R. Wooden Award, which is given to the country's most outstanding player. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman guard Lonzo Ball earned first team All-American honors and was named the National Association of Basketball Coaches freshman of the year. He is also a finalist for the John R. Wooden Award, which is given to the country's most outstanding player. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Ducks junior forward Jordan Bell failed to box out his man twice, allowing North Carolina to pull down two rebounds in the final moments that solidified its victory. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Around the League: MPSF, Pac-12 teams dominate men’s volleyball, men’s tennis rankings

While Bruin athletes continue competing in Westwood, here’s a look at some of the biggest news from the rest of the Pac-12 and the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. Read more...

Photo: Ducks junior forward Jordan Bell failed to box out his man twice, allowing North Carolina to pull down two rebounds in the final moments that solidified its victory. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Ducks junior forward Jordan Bell failed to box out his man twice, allowing North Carolina to pull down two rebounds in the final moments that solidified its victory. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)