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Russell Westbrook joins Bill Walton and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to become the third Bruin to be named the NBA's Most Valuable Player. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Rundown: July 3

Men’s basketballRyan Smith, assistant Sports editor On June 26, former UCLA guard Russell Westbrook was awarded the NBA Most Valuable Player award after a historic year. Read more...

Photo: Russell Westbrook joins Bill Walton and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to become the third Bruin to be named the NBA's Most Valuable Player. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Russell Westbrook joins Bill Walton and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to become the third Bruin to be named the NBA's Most Valuable Player. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Former Bruin point guard Lonzo Ball led UCLA men's basketball to a 31-5 record in his only season in Westwood. He was the second overall pick at the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday night, selected by the Los Angeles Lakers. 
(Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Lonzo Ball, T.J. Leaf among four Bruins selected in 2017 NBA Draft

This post was updated June 22 at 9:32 p.m. Lonzo Ball got his wish. The Los Angeles Lakers selected the former UCLA point guard as the second pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday night. Read more...

Photo: Former Bruin point guard Lonzo Ball led UCLA men's basketball to a 31-5 record in his only season in Westwood. He was the second overall pick at the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday night, selected by the Los Angeles Lakers. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Former Bruin point guard Lonzo Ball led UCLA men's basketball to a 31-5 record in his only season in Westwood. He was the second overall pick at the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday night, selected by the Los Angeles Lakers. 
(Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior 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)

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)