Roundup: Andre Roberson named to NBA All-Defensive Second Team
Former Buffalo Andre Roberson was named NBA All-Defensive second team, the league announced Monday.
Meanwhile, former Washington standout Marquese Chriss was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team alongside Cal’s Jaylen Brown.
Oregon State was eliminated from the College World Series Saturday with a 6-1 loss to LSU. The Beavers wrapped up the 2017 season with a 56-6 record (best in program history).
From Friday – Oregon women’s soccer earned a 1-1 draw against the Beijing Youth Team in its second and final game (Pac-12.com).
Elliott Almond of the San Jose Mercury News recounts Katie Ledecky’s first year at Stanford and how she introduced herself to her roommates and classmates as the swimmer gets ready for the U.S. championships beginning Tuesday in Indianapolis.
Tania Ganguli of the Los Angeles Times gives us a behind-the-scenes look as the Los Angeles Lakers prepared to draft Lonzo Ball. Shout out to Lonzo’s trainer, Darren Moore, who is a pretty solid hooper in his own right.
Ball’s new Laker teammate, Kyle Kuzma, is “so excited” to be drafted by the Lakers, writes Dirk Facer of the Deseret News. Make it three straight years that a Ute has gone in the first round, following Delon Wright in 2015 and Jakob Poeltl in 2016.
Appearing on air for an interview during a San Francisco Giants game Sunday, Barry Bonds said he could still hit a homer into McCovey Cove at the Giants’ AT&T Park. The former Sun Devil is now 52 years old but allegedly beat out slugger Giancarlo Stanton in a Miami Marlins home run derby last year when he was the team’s hitting coach.
USC’s 52-49 win over Penn State in the Rose Bowl was rated the second best game of the 2016 college football season by Yahoo Sports, trailing only Clemson’s thrilling last-second victory over Alabama in the national championship game.
Adam Woodward of USA TODAY Sports writes that Marshawn Lynch is bringing a “new dimension” to the Oakland Raiders in his team preview for the 2017 season.
Greg Hansen of the Arizona Daily Star dives into the impressive recruiting class for Arizona women’s basketball, headlined by No. 12 national recruit Cate Reese and three Power 5 transfers.
For your comic relief, here’s Klay Thompson missing a 360 dunk in China over the weekend.