| Dec 16, 2013
| 9:19 PM
Kyle Anderson is headed home.
Madison Square Garden, where the UCLA basketball team plays a nationally televised game Thursday night against eighth-ranked Duke, is less than a half-an-hour drive from his hometown of Fairview, N.J., and you know what...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:27 PM
NEW YORK — UCLA is 11 games into its basketball season, and this is what's known for sure: Bruins guard Kyle Anderson can spot a really good basketball player when he sees one.
Anderson said in the days leading up to Thursday night's game...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:47 PM
UCLA won its second straight men's basketball exhibition game Monday, beating Cal State San Marcos, 109-79, at Pauley Pavilion.
Cal State San Marcos, ranked No. 22 in the preseason NAIA Coaches' Top 25 poll, is coached by Jim Saia and is in only its...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:13 PM
About this time a year ago Tony Parker, then a freshman center for UCLA, was on Twitter suggesting he was going home to Atlanta.
And Monday night against Cal State San Marcos, in UCLA's 109-79 exhibition win in front of a crowd listed as 4,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Ask Steve Alford about UCLA basketball and he’ll talk about the weather.
Alford, the Bruins’ first-year coach, was asked what he knows now about the UCLA job that he didn’t when he was hired. His answer seemed to be something out of a ...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:33 PM
It has been a quiet fall for the UCLA basketball team.
Less attention. Less NCAA scrutiny. Fewer expectations.
A year ago, UCLA brought in what was thought to be the nation's No. 1 recruiting class. With it came NCAA investigators and a spotlight's...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Sunday was an evening for providing pyrotechnic dunks and trying to outdo teammates with the most extravagant pass or unlikeliest rebound.
Certainly UCLA was never tested basketball-wise by Chattanooga at Pauley Pavilion.
The 22nd-ranked Bruins beat...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:04 PM
UCLA's Jordan Adams and Kyle Anderson are among those named by the Los Angeles Athletic Club in its preseason top-50 watchlist of players considered most likely to win the John R. Wooden Award, given to the best college basketball student-athlete at the...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 10:20 PM
The slump that UCLA Coach Steve Alford said was not a slump took a night off.
Alford was adamant this week that the Bruins were not in an offensive funk, shooting 42% in their last four games.
The Bruins, Alford said, were merely in "a hurry...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:24 PM
It is becoming UCLA Coach Steve Alford's mantra: a call for defense.
Some Bruins basketball fans said former UCLA coach Ben Howland concentrated too much on defense, but it is what Alford worries about too.
Although Alford's 10-2 Bruins average 86.4...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 9:28 PM
It's not easy to recover from a basketball beating. On the playground, in the park, at Madison Square Garden.
When UCLA trailed Weber State by five points early in Sunday's game at Pauley Pavilion, it appeared the Bruins had not recovered from their...