Tuesday, July 16

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NBA Summer League seasons come to an end for former Bruins

Jaylen Hands made it onto an NBA highlight reel – just not the way he might have envisioned it. The former Bruin guard took a tumble to the floor in the second quarter of the Brooklyn Nets’ opening NBA Summer League playoff game Saturday after Detroit Pistons guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk stopped on a dime, broke Hands’ ankles and drained a 3-point shot from the wing. Read more...

(Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Rising sophomore forward Kenneth Nwuba played in the Drew League as a part of Tuff Crowd on Saturday. The Tuff Crowd team was organized by Nwuba's UCLA teammate, rising redshirt freshman forward Shareef O'Neal.(Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Rising sophomore forward Kenneth Nwuba played in the Drew League as a part of Tuff Crowd on Saturday. The Tuff Crowd team was organized by Nwuba's UCLA teammate, rising redshirt freshman forward Shareef O'Neal.(Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Guard Jaylen Hands (right) made his NBA Summer League debut for the Brooklyn Nets on Friday. Hands' former teammate at UCLA, forward Kris Wilkes, was held off the New York Knicks' summer league roster due to illness. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Guard Jaylen Hands (right) made his NBA Summer League debut for the Brooklyn Nets on Friday. Hands' former teammate at UCLA, forward Kris Wilkes, was held off the New York Knicks' summer league roster due to illness. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

In his time in the NBA, former Bruin guard Russell Westbrook has established himself as a star. Westbrook has recreated the way the point guard position is evaluated by being productive in so many facets of the game. (Creative Commons photo by SD Dirk via Flickr)
In his time in the NBA, former Bruin guard Russell Westbrook has established himself as a star. Westbrook has recreated the way the point guard position is evaluated by being productive in so many facets of the game. (Creative Commons photo by SD Dirk via Flickr)

In the 1969 NBA draft, former Bruin Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was picked No. 1 overall. Abdul-Jabbar went on to become the NBA's all-time leading scorer. (Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)
In the 1969 NBA draft, former Bruin Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was picked No. 1 overall. Abdul-Jabbar went on to become the NBA's all-time leading scorer. (Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)

New Orleans Pelicans point guard Lonzo Ball was recently traded from the Los Angeles Lakers in the trade that netted the Lakers All-Star center Anthony Davis (Daily Bruin file photo).
New Orleans Pelicans point guard Lonzo Ball was recently traded from the Los Angeles Lakers in the trade that netted the Lakers All-Star center Anthony Davis (Daily Bruin file photo).

Jaylen Hands was picked No. 56 overall after leading the Pac-12 with 6.1 assists per game. Hands became the fourth second-rounder out of UCLA over the last three seasons. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Jaylen Hands was picked No. 56 overall after leading the Pac-12 with 6.1 assists per game. Hands became the fourth second-rounder out of UCLA over the last three seasons. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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