Josh Smith joined Jim Rome on Tuesday and the topic of friend Dwight Howard came up. The two have been friends since pre-school and Smith has been keeping tabs on his friend since he went to Los Angeles.
The NBA draft is on Thursday, and there are plenty of trade rumors floating around involving the Los Angeles Lakers.
In the span of four surprising days, UCLA went from being a Top 25 team tabbed to win the Pac-12 title to unranked and 0-2. The Bruins have staggered out of the gate with double-digit losses to two mid-majors and the suspension of starter Reeves Nelson for his bad attitude.
For the first time since the 2002-03 season , the UCLA Bruins are 0-2 after falling to Middle Tennessee State on Tuesday night, 86-66.
Loyola Marymount has the first upset of the college basketball season, upsetting #17 UCLA at the Sports Arena on Friday night 69-58.
UCLA is picked to win the first Pac-12 basketball title. The Bruins haven’t won a league crown since 2008, when they made the last of three consecutive trips to the Final Four.
Malcolm Lee and Lazeric Jones scored 20 points apiece to lead UCLA to a 74-73 victory over UC Irvine Thursday night. The Bruins led by as many as 14 points in the second half, but had to hold off a late run by the Anteaters to preserve their fifth consecutive victory.
Malcolm Lee scored 16 points and Reeves Nelson had 15 as UCLA beat Montana State 75-59 on Tuesday night.
Malcolm Lee scored 15 points and UCLA defeated UC Davis 74-67 Monday night to win its second in a row for the first time in nearly a month.
UCLA has suspended receiver Josh Smith and F-back Morrell Presley for the Oct. 21 game at Oregon for violating team rules.