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2017 Schedule
3rd in Pac-12

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

"Form a line, form a line." Kids are lining up by the dozens to take selfies with LaVar Ball outside an AAU basketball tournament in Anaheim.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA will thrive playing up-tempo with Jaylen Hands. Loves to get the ball and push in transition, get to the rim and elevate in traffic.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star Nazreon Reid said he has visits set up in September to UCLA and Kansas. Already been to LSU, also wants to visit Kentucky and Arizona.

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HOF Classic to include Baylor-Wisconsin matchup

Wisconsin and Baylor will meet for just the second time ever as part of the annual Hall of Fame Classic in November. The winner will advance to the championship game and take on either UCLA or Creighton.

ESPN Staff  

College basketball isn't that far off. And to get you set for the season -- as well as for holiday viewing plans -- ESPN unveiled the brackets for six holiday tournaments. The Hall of Fame Classic will take place on Nov. 21-22 on ESPN.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Krzyzewski, Kentucky, Kansas, UCLA here for No. 1 prospect Marvin Bagley. Cuonzo Martin watching five-star commit -- and potential reclass -- Jontay Porter.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Recruiting update: 5 star SG prospect Keldon Johnson tells ESPN he will be attending Oak Hill Academy for his senior year. Maryland, Oregon, Virginia, Texas, and UCLA are all in the mix.

Stats & Info

Shades of Jason Kidd for Lonzo Ball

Ball's path to the NBA has come close to mirroring that of Kidd's thus far. The 1994 No. 2 pick by the Mavericks went on to earn 10 All-Star berths during his playing career.

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Pacers select UCLA's Ike Anigbogu, a big man who they hope will help them defensively, with the No. 47 pick. He averaged 4.7 points and 4.0 rebounds in just 13 minutes a game last season at UCLA. The Pacers selected Anigbogu's teammate, T.J. Leaf, in the first round

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Pacers coach Nate McMillan on Pacers first-round pick T.J. Leaf: "Very skillful. (He can) spread the floor. His ability to stretch the floor was the main thing he did well. Defensively, he'll have to work at it. I think he's a spread (power forward). (He) believes in playing the game the right way."

ESPN Stats and Information  

T.J. Leaf is the second UCLA player drafted by the Pacers in the first round. The other was Reggie Miller (1987, 11th).

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

The Pacers, who could be in a rebuilding phase if they trade All-Star Paul George, selected forward T.J. Leaf with the No. 18 pick in the draft. Leaf averaged 16.3 points and 8.2 rebounds in his only season at UCLA.

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lakers will introduce No. 2 overall pick Lonzo Ball at their practice facility at 2:30 p.m. PT Friday.

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Cheers ring out from Los Angeles Lakers' season-ticket holders and corporate sponsors gathered at the team's practice facility in El Segundo, Calif., as the Lakers officially select UCLA guard Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 draft. "It's a dream come true," Ball says on ESPN. Of the opportunity to now be around Lakers icon Magic Johnson, Ball said, "It's crazy. I couldn't ask for anything more. Learning from him every day, it's truly a blessing." Ball's father, LaVar, said on ESPN of his son going to the Lakers, "I tried to tell you. I knew this was happening before it was happening." LaVar added, "Lonzo Ball is going to take the Lakers to the playoffs in his first year."

ESPN Stats and Information  

Lonzo Ball goes No.2 to the Lakers. Ball shot 73% from 2-point range and 41% from 3-point range last season. He's the only player to shoot 70% or better on 2s (minimum 300 attempts) and 40% on 3s within the last 25 seasons.

Team Stats

Points Per Game89.82nd
Rebounds Per Game38.545th
Assists Per Game21.41st
Points Allowed75.5258th

Tournament History

Final Fours18
Tournament Record103-40
Championship Seasons1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1995
Tournament Appearances47