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Battle of the Editors: Running the numbers to create best team of men’s basketball legends

UCLA men’s basketball has won 11 national championships and produced five Hall of Famers in its 101 seasons in Westwood.
The list of basketball legends who have suited up in Pauley Pavilion is longer than nearly any other school’s, and the debates over the best of the best remain relevant to this day.

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Scouting Report: Johnny Juzang

Johnny Juzang should have been a senior at Harvard-Westlake School last season, just 8 miles away from Pauley Pavilion.
Instead, he traveled across the country to suit up in blue and white in Rupp Arena and get a taste of the college game a little early.

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Q&A: UCLA’s next Athletics director speaks on bringing his diverse experience to Westwood

Martin Jarmond was officially announced as UCLA’s next director of Athletics on May 19, making him the ninth person to hold that position in the university’s 101-year history.

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Battle of the Editors: UCLA’s most documentary-worthy sports storylines

Much like the rest of the sports world, the Daily Bruin Sports editors spent the last five Sundays watching ESPN and Netflix’s 10-part documentary series, “The Last Dance.”
The 10-hour saga detailing the rise and fall of the Chicago Bulls’ dynasty with Michael Jordan earned national praise and set Twitter ablaze every week, and it has left audiences begging for more.

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Un-Connon Opinions: Martin Jarmond has major problems to solve as UCLA’s next athletics director

It would be cliche to say the stakes are high for incoming UCLA Athletics Director Martin Jarmond.
But that doesn’t make it any less true.
UCLA Athletics officially announced Jarmond would head up the department Tuesday, locking him into a six-year contract that makes him one of the highest-paid athletics directors in the Pac-12 and the country.

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Martin Jarmond selected to replace Dan Guerrero as UCLA Athletics director

For the first time in nearly two decades, a fresh face will be calling the shots in Westwood.
UCLA has chosen Boston College Athletics Director Martin Jarmond to take over as its next director of athletics when Dan Guerrero’s contract expires July 1, Yahoo Sports reported Saturday.

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UCLA football gains third class of 2021 commit in 4-star recruit Devin Kirkwood

Chip Kelly has been working from home over the past few months, but he has still managed to reel in multiple recruits during quarantine.
The coach’s newest addition is his highest-ranked yet.

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NCAA expresses support for student-athlete name, image and likeness compensation

The movement started in California early last year is nearing a resolution – collegiate athletes will soon get paid. 
The NCAA Board of Governors said Wednesday that it is moving forward with allowing student-athletes to profit off of their name, image and likeness from advertisers and other forms of work.

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Un-Connon Opinions: Rules against high school-to-NBA jump leave talented players in limbo

Daishen Nix wasn’t the first top recruit to skip college for the pros, and he won’t be the last.
The five-star prospect’s decision to decommit from UCLA men’s basketball and join the NBA G League sent shockwaves through the internet Tuesday, but it wasn’t unprecedented.

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Daishen Nix decommits from UCLA men’s basketball to play in NBA G League

Daishen Nix is no longer a Bruin.
The five-star recruit out of Las Vegas has broken his commitment to UCLA men’s basketball and will instead sign with the NBA G League to pursue a professional career, The Athletic reported Tuesday.