- Ivan Rabb did a video interview after a workout with the Indiana Pacers.
"I feel like I would fit well."@YoungIvee from @calmensbball talks about his strengths on the court and what he would bring to the #Pacers: pic.twitter.com/8xBI0nruaE— Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) June 6, 2017
- Can Jabari Bird get a shot in Northern California? He worked out with the Kings last Wednesday.
.@calmensbball forward Jabari Bird will participate in fifth Kings Pre-Draft Workout tomorrow! pic.twitter.com/cJphqGpfZH— Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) June 7, 2017
- Jaylen Brown began a new webseries called “Hone the Pressure, It Makes Diamonds.” It is long, but should be compelling.
- Learn more about 2018 commit Jacobi Gordon courtesy of Ben Parker.
- The Cal athletics finances situation has reached Deadspin, and they use us as a source!
- Jon Wilner has his take on the situation as well (this is not the same as his recap from the previous Golden Nuggets).
- Long snapper Slater Zellers has received an offer from Cal. He talked with Trace Travers at Golden Bear Report.
- Head coach Mike Teti will join the U.S. National Team as an assistant.
- Women’s Tennis: Olivia Hauger, Karla Popovic and Maria Smith made the Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention list.
- Men’s Tennis: Filip Bergevi and Andre Goransson made the Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention list.
- Women’s Crew: Freshman Juliane Faralisch was named the Pac-12 Women’s Rowing Newcomer of the Year. Inger Kavlie, Rowan McKellar, and Kendall Ritter made the Pac-12 All-Conference Team.
- Men’s Crew: Natan Wegrzycki-Szymczyk was named the Pac-12 Men’s Rowing Athlete of the Year award for the second year in a row (a Cal Bear getting the title for the third straight year). He joins Joachim Sutton and Maarten Hurkmans on the All-Conference team.
- Baseball: Andrew Vaughn and Cameron Eden made the Freshmen All-American squad by the Collegiate Baseball Newsletter and are finalists for the Freshmen All-American award.
- Men’s Water Polo: Head coach Kirk Everist announced the Bears’ Academic starting seven, given to the top 7 players ranked by the Spring 2017 semester GPA. Gianni Taranto got a 4.0 GPA and leads the pack. Cade Kruse, Luca Cupido, Jackson Hettler, Jack Pickard, Mikey Williams, and Jordan Hoover round out the rest of the list, in that order.
- Robert Paylor began his rehab this week in Colorado.
- Ending on a somber note, Cal dual-sport legend (football/rugby) Stan Dzura passed away a few weeks back at 76. Our thoughts go to his family and friends.