Roundup: Russell Westbrook and Markelle Fultz make NBA triple-double history
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook became the first player in NBA history to average a triple-double in multiple seasons, grabbing 20 rebounds in a win over the Memphis Grizzlies to get him over the hump.
Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz became the youngest player in NBA history to record a triple-double, going for 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in Philly’s 130-95 blowout of the Milwaukee Bucks at the ripe age of 19 years and 317 days.
The WNBA Draft is Thursday, and Rusty Simmons writes that former Cal guard Mikayla Cowling is looking forward to the WNBA Draft. Where will – or just will – she be drafted? You can check our live blog Thursday night for updates on all Pac-12ers who get selected.
Graham Hays features Oregon softball pitcher Miranda Elish as the espnW national player of the week after allowing just three hits and striking out 31 batters over 14 innings of shutout work, including a perfect game against Portland State.
Yahoo Sports has Sam Darnold going No. 1 overall in its latest NFL mock draft, with Josh Rosen going third to the New York Jets and Washington defensive tackle Vita Vea going fifth to the Denver Broncos.
Arizona State football has hired Derek Hagan as an offensive analyst (The Arizona Republic). Hagan was a third-team All-American at Arizona State as a wide receiver and led the Sun Devils in receiving three years in a row.
Former Stanford defensive back Terrence Alexander is heading to LSU as a graduate transfer, Barrett Sallee of CBS Sports reports.
Pat Rooney gives us a Colorado-Stanford lacrosse game preview. Both teams are 6-1 in Pac-12 action, so the winner gets a firm grip on first place. Colorado won the first meeting 18-16 after trailing 12-6 at halftime.
Cool feature story by Danny Moran on Oregon State football player Christian Wallace, a former four-star recruit who has switched from cornerback to running back this spring (he was a running back in high school). He was granted his release last season as his mother’s health was in question and he wasn’t getting any playing time, but his mother urged him to stick it out in Corvallis.
Christopher Kamrani of The Salt Lake Tribune features Utah receiver Bronson Boyd, a redshirt freshman who was formerly at Texas Tech and could be a big contributor in 2018.
Theo Lawson of The Spokesman-Review writes that Washington State wide receiver Easop Winston has been the most consistent receiver for the Cougars in the spring.
Michael Lev features Arizona safeties coach John Rushing, with a little Q&A as well.