Thursday, October 17

UCLA football coach Chip Kelly came out in support of the NCAA's transfer portal at Pac-12 Football Media Day. Other Pac-12 coaches argue it may hurt transfers' chances of playing.(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Meet Your Maikis: Potential transfers aren’t getting any help from NCAA’s confusing new guidelines

NCAA transfer rules don’t work, and the NCAA has yet to properly fix them. The NCAA has worked to significantly alter the transfer system to give student-athletes more autonomy by introducing the transfer portal in 2018. Read more...

Photo: UCLA football coach Chip Kelly came out in support of the NCAA's transfer portal at Pac-12 Football Media Day. Other Pac-12 coaches argue it may hurt transfers' chances of playing.(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA football coach Chip Kelly came out in support of the NCAA's transfer portal at Pac-12 Football Media Day. Other Pac-12 coaches argue it may hurt transfers' chances of playing.(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Rising redshirt freshman Shareef O'Neal led his Tuff Crowd team against division-leading Public Enemy on Sunday at the Drew League. O'Neal recorded 13 points, while teammate and Toronto Raptors forward Stanley Johnson chipped in 21 points and five rebounds in the losing effort. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA basketball players hone skills in competitive Drew League matchups

There was star power and exciting finishes everywhere at the Drew League on Sunday. UCLA men’s basketball rising redshirt freshman forward Shareef O’Neal, rising sophomore forward Kenneth Nwuba and incoming freshman guard Jake Kyman all played in week nine of the 10-week Drew League regular season. Read more...

Photo: Rising redshirt freshman Shareef O'Neal led his Tuff Crowd team against division-leading Public Enemy on Sunday at the Drew League. O'Neal recorded 13 points, while teammate and Toronto Raptors forward Stanley Johnson chipped in 21 points and five rebounds in the losing effort. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Rising redshirt freshman Shareef O'Neal led his Tuff Crowd team against division-leading Public Enemy on Sunday at the Drew League. O'Neal recorded 13 points, while teammate and Toronto Raptors forward Stanley Johnson chipped in 21 points and five rebounds in the losing effort. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Former Bruin guard Malcolm Lee was one of two returning players playing for the Sons of Westwood in the Salt Lake City Regional. Lee finished with 20 points in the effort, and fellow returning Bruin Jordan Adams poured in 37. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA alumni knocked out of The Basketball Tournament by former Trojan

Elijah Stewart slammed home a put-back dunk to end the game. The former Trojan’s two points secured an 87-85 victory over the UCLA alumni basketball team and reignited the crosstown rivalry for former Bruin guards Jordan Adams and Malcolm Lee. Read more...

Photo: Former Bruin guard Malcolm Lee was one of two returning players playing for the Sons of Westwood in the Salt Lake City Regional. Lee finished with 20 points in the effort, and fellow returning Bruin Jordan Adams poured in 37. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Former Bruin guard Malcolm Lee was one of two returning players playing for the Sons of Westwood in the Salt Lake City Regional. Lee finished with 20 points in the effort, and fellow returning Bruin Jordan Adams poured in 37. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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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...

Photo: (Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(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)

Drew League supports community, bringing together all-star men’s basketball players

When four UCLA Bruins stepped onto the hardwood floor at King Drew Magnet High School in the Willowbrook community of Los Angeles, they were continuing an LA basketball tradition that began in 1973. Read more...

Photo: 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)

Former Bruins make a limited pro debut in NBA Summer League play

Three Bruins made it to the Association in June, but their trip to the Las Vegas NBA Summer League was not particularly eventful. Brooklyn Nets guard Jaylen Hands and Houston Rockets center Moses Brown both got their first professional action since leaving UCLA men’s basketball in the annual Las Vegas NBA Summer League. Read more...

Photo: 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)