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Gators in the NBA: Beal comes alive in playoffs

Beal complained about Raptors players grabbing him in the first two games.

Point of perseverance: Top UF signee knows how to handle adversity

MONTVERDE -- The year-old plaque remains inside the basketball offices at Montverde Academy. It reads -- Boys Varsity Basketball, Perseverance Award, Andrew Nembhard, 2016-17. Florida fans know Nembhard as a flashy, 6-foot-4, Canadian point guard, the first five-star signee in Mike...

Gators in the NBA: Horford a man among boys

Devin Robinson scored his first NBA bucket, grabbed five rebounds and made a steal, but the Wizards did lose to the Magic in the last regular season game for both teams.

Egor, Chiozza finish strong at Portsmouth

Former Florida swingman Egor Koulechov and point guard Chris Chiozza both turned in solid performances at the Portsmouth Invitational over last weekend. The 6-foot-5 Koulechov averaged 9 points and 6.7 rebounds in three games, while the 6-0 Chiozza averaged 6...

White: Deaundrae Ballard a ‘wildcard’ next season

Florida swingman Deaundrae Ballard endured an up-and-down freshman year and played sparingly in the second half of the season. But Florida coach Mike White still has high hopes for the 6-foot-5, four-star prospect from Atlanta. "He is a wildcard," White said...

Florida-WVU to meet at Jimmy V Classic in NYC

Florida will be heading back to the New York City area for a third straight year next season. The Gators will face West Virginia in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden in early December, according to a report...

White’s top recruit is already in UF program

Every time Florida basketball coach Mike White sees a graduate transfer player pick a new school, he flinches a little. “We’re in a tough spot, because we can’t pull the trigger on anybody,” White said. Not that he is complaining. After all,...

Gators in the NBA: Finney-Smith records first double-double as a pro

The 2017-18 NBA season has been a season of teams in contention, teams openly tanking and teams wanting LeBron join their team, but Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith is still playing hard. The second-year undrafted player out of Florida made...

New UF assistant brings “juice” to staff

Florida went with youth over experience in hiring 35-year-old Armon Gates as its new associate head basketball coach. Gates did develop under a pair of strong mentors. At Loyola-Chicago from 2011-13, the former Kent State basketball standout worked under Porter...

Florida signee Nembhard to play in Jordan Brand Classic

Fans who want to catch a glimpse of incoming 2018 Florida freshman point guard Andrew Nembhard can do so again this Sunday. Nembhard is among a group of 26 elite high school seniors that will be participating in the Jordan...

Gak undergoes knee surgery

Florida rising junior center Gorjok Gak underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Wednesday. The projected recovery time for Gak is four to six months, which means the 6-foot-11, 245 pound center from Sydney, Australia will likely miss summer...

Gators in line with college basketball trend

Villanova's run to its second national title in three years Monday proved experience still more often than not pays dividends in college basketball. One-and-done laden teams like Duke and Kentucky may get talked about more on ESPN. But developing players...

Hoops rankings already here

Where three reputable publications have the SEC ranked:

Super-Nova and the Super-Gators

A long back at the last back-to-back national champions.

Gators in the NBA: Thunder in danger of missing playoffs

As Kevin Durant and the Warriors roll into Oklahoma City tonight, Corey Brewer and the Thunder will be desperate for a win as they try to secure one of the five remaining playoff spots in the Western Conference. With...

Florida’s Hudson putting name in NBA draft

Florida could end up losing its leading scorer going into the 2018-19 season. Junior guard Jalen Hudson announced Tuesday night he's putting his name in the NBA draft without an agent. The 6-foot-6 Virginia Tech transfer has until June 11...

Egbunu leaving UF’s basketball program

After sitting out his senior season while recovering from a torn ACL, Florida senior center John Egbunu has decided not to pursue a medical exemption for a sixth year and will turn pro. Egbunu's last game for the Gators was...
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Gators in the NBA: Beal, Wizards struggling down the stretch

Five teams in the NBA's Eastern Conference have clinched playoff spots and the Washington Wizards are not among them. Bradley Beal and the Wiz's woes this week were punctuated by a stunning loss to the Knicks Sunday when Beal...