1. LaVar Ball Says He Is Glad Steve Alford Will Remain UCLA's Head Basketball Coach

    Count LaVar Ball among those happy UCLA Bruins head coach Steve Alford isn't leaving for the Indiana Hoosiers after they hired Archie Miller as their new head coach Saturday...

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  2. The Glamour Is Back for UCLA, but After Sweet 16 Loss, Uncertainty Lies Ahead

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — When they looked into the stands after Friday's loss to Kentucky in the Sweet 16, the UCLA Bruins didn't see any tears...

    Jason King Written by Jason King about 1 day ago 59,769 reads 0 comments

  3. Steve Alford Denies He's Leaving UCLA for Indiana Head Coaching Job

    UCLA Bruins head coach Steve Alford remains committed despite buzz that he could bolt for the Indiana Hoosiers. Following Friday's 86-75 Sweet 16 loss to the Kentucky Wildcats, Alford told ESPN...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 day ago 7,611 reads 0 comments

  4. Lonzo Ball Declares for 2017 NBA Draft After Sweet 16 Loss to Kentucky

    Lonzo Ball didn't need time to think about his future. The UCLA guard announced his intention to enter the 2017 NBA draft immediately after the team's Sweet 16 loss to Kentucky on Friday, per Ben Bolch of the Los Angeles Times ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 day ago 243,990 reads 0 comments

  5. Chino Hills Coach Stephan Gilling Discusses LaVar Ball's Antics Surrounding Sons

    LaVar Ball has become a notable figure in recent weeks for his outlandish comments, but his control over his sons' teams remains an interesting story...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 days ago 35,884 reads 0 comments

  6. Jets QB Bryce Petty Calls LaVar Ball 'Sad Man', Says He Feels Sorry for Lonzo

    New York Jets quarterback Bryce Petty joined the growing chorus of athletes speaking out against LaVar Ball, father of UCLA star Lonzo Ball, calling him a "sad man" in a tweet Thursday: ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 days ago 9,241 reads 0 comments

  7. LaVar Ball Says LiAngelo, LaMelo Will Go to UCLA Even If HC Steve Alford Leaves

    LaVar Ball confirmed sons LiAngelo and LaMelo will follow in the footsteps of older brother Lonzo by playing college basketball at UCLA regardless of who's coaching the Bruins in the future...

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  8. UCLA vs. Kentucky: March Madness Sweet 16 Preview and Prediction

    Bleacher Report is your one-stop source for March Madness. From the first round to the final buzzer, Bleacher Report has you covered with the latest news and analysis, plus every highlight you can't miss...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 6 days ago 5,790 reads 0 comments

  9. UCLA vs. Cincinnati: Score and Twitter Reaction from March Madness 2017

    The UCLA Bruins' offensive machine is a thing of beauty when operating at full capacity, which the Cincinnati Bearcats found out the hard way Sunday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 days ago 12,254 reads 0 comments

  10. Steve Alford Reportedly Offered 7-Year, $31 Million Contract from Indiana

    Indiana is ready to be aggressive in its pursuit of UCLA head basketball coach Steve Alford . According to Jordan Schultz of the Huffington Post, Indiana has offered the 52-year-old a seven-year, $31 million contract...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 7 days ago 4,727 reads 0 comments

  11. 2017 Naismith Trophy: Lonzo Ball Headlines List of Finalists

    UCLA freshman Lonzo Ball is one of four finalists for the 2017 James A. Naismith Trophy. Per the Naismith Trophy website , the other finalists are Villanova's Josh Hart, Kansas' Frank Mason III and Purdue's Caleb Swanigan...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 days ago 51,794 reads 0 comments

  12. UCLA vs. Kent State: Score and Twitter Reaction from March Madness 2017

    If the UCLA Bruins want to make good on their status as title contenders, they'll need to churn out more complete efforts than the one they brought to the table Friday night in a 97-80 win over the Kent State Golden Flashes...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 days ago 6,129 reads 0 comments

  13. Lonzo Ball Catches Alley-Oop and Sinks Slam Against Kent State in 1st Round

    Charles Barkley may have given the No. 3-seeded UCLA Bruins a little ribbing during his 2017 NCAA tournament coverage, but it seemed like it was business as usual for Lonzo Ball on Friday night at Golden 1 Center...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 9 days ago 3,288 reads 0 comments

  14. LaVar Ball's College Coach on Whether Ball Could Beat Jordan: 'He Said What?'

    David Sanders unearthed the DVD and popped it into the player on Tuesday evening. Earlier that day, he received a surprise visit from a Seattle Times reporter asking about a former teammate...

    David Gardner Written by David Gardner about 9 days ago 234,135 reads 0 comments

  15. Steve Kerr Says LaVar Ball's Comments Aren't Helping Lonzo, LaMelo, LiAngelo

    LaVar Ball has gained notoriety in recent weeks because of his bizarre comments about his kids and himself, but Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr doesn't necessarily agree with what he is doing...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 9 days ago 76,129 reads 0 comments

  16. Steve Alford Discusses Indiana Coaching Opening, Says He 'Loves UCLA'

    UCLA Bruins head coach Steve Alford played down any speculation linking him with the newly vacated coaching position for the Indiana Hoosiers...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 days ago 6,486 reads 0 comments

  17. Charles Barkley Responds to LaVar Ball, Praises Lonzo Ball in TMZ Interview

    Former NBA All-Star and current TNT analyst Charles Barkley shot back at LaVar Ball for suggesting he could beat the 1992-93 Most Valuable Player in a game of one-on-one...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 10 days ago 65,872 reads 0 comments

  18. The Wooden Way Returns: How UCLA Rediscovered Its Exciting, Uptempo Roots

    LOS ANGELES — Stroll through UCLA's sun-kissed campus and you'll find all kinds of reminders of the man who built one of college basketball's greatest programs a half century ago...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 days ago 19,270 reads 0 comments

  19. LaVar Ball Talks Beating Michael Jordan, $1 Billion Shoe Deal for Sons

    LaVar Ball hasn't been shy about hyping up his children, but now he wants everyone to know just how good he was at basketball. "Back in my heyday, I would kill Michael Jordan one-on-one," Ball said Monday, per Josh Peter of USA Today ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 13 days ago 320,783 reads 0 comments

  20. Lonzo Ball Is Life: UCLA's Superstar Freshman Is Ready to Win It All

    Lonzo Ball's jump shot may be "wrong," but everything else about UCLA's game-changing freshman—yes, including his dad—is right.

    Greg Couch Written by Greg Couch about 17 days ago 344,835 reads 0 comments

  21. Charles Barkley Criticizes Lonzo Ball's Father LaVar over Comments Regarding Son

    Former NBA All-Star and current TNT analyst Charles Barkley spoke out against recent comments by LaVar Ball, the father of UCLA freshman sensation Lonzo Ball, concerning his son's ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 19 days ago 123,342 reads 0 comments

  22. Israel-Born UCLA Big Man TJ Leaf Is Much More Than Just Lonzo Ball's Co-Star

    LOS ANGELES — One day, people will look back at the surprise emergence of TJ Leaf and realize he was in the picture all along...

    Greg Couch Written by Greg Couch about 19 days ago 31,642 reads 0 comments

  23. Lonzo Ball's Dad LaVar Talks Why His Son Should Be No. 1 Pick in 2017 NBA Draft

    In perhaps the least surprising news of the 2017 calendar year, LaVar Ball believes his son, UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball , should be the No. 1 pick in June's NBA draft...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 24 days ago 29,528 reads 0 comments

  24. TJ Leaf Injures Ankle vs. Washington

    UCLA forward TJ Leaf left Wednesday's game against the Washington Huskies after suffering a sprained left ankle, according to the Los Angeles Times ' Ben Bolch ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 24 days ago 8,775 reads 0 comments

  25. UCLA's Final Four Stock Rising After Showing Much-Improved Defense vs. Arizona

    TUCSON, Arizona — After each of its many explosive offensive performances during the preseason and throughout much of Pac-12 Conference play there was plenty of praise for how easily UCLA could score...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 28 days ago 48,079 reads 0 comments