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Arizona's Johnson drafted by Rockets

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Houston Rockets made former Arizona guard with the 42nd pick of the 2014 NBA draft. Johnson, from Gilbert, Ariz., was projected as a second-round pick but it was unclear where. How he fits in with the Rockets will soon be seen.  He's a shooting guard, 6-foot-3, 200 pounds, attempting to prove he can play point guard in the NBA because of his size. The Rockets...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona working silently to improve outside shooting

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona's three most accurate 3-point shooters from a season ago are now gone: Solomon Hill, Kevin Parrom and Grant Jerrett. Junior guard Nick Johnson, who made 42 of 107 3-pointers (39.3 percent), returns, but beyond that, the Wildcats have little proven outside firepower. Sure, there are a plethora of talented young players with Youtube videos highlighting...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona working silently to improve outside shooting

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona's three most accurate 3-point shooters from a season ago are now gone: Solomon Hill, Kevin Parrom and Grant Jerrett. Junior guard Nick Johnson, who made 42 of 107 3-pointers (39.3 percent), returns, but beyond that, the Wildcats have little proven outside firepower. Sure, there are a plethora of talented young players with Youtube videos highlighting...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Thunder acquire draft rights to Jerrett

In addition to their three draft picks Thursday night, the Thunder also acquired the draft rights to Grant Jerrett. Jerrett was selected No. 40 overall by Portland. Oklahoma City traded with the Trail Blazers and gave up cash considerations for the 6-foot-10, 235 Jerrett, who played one season at Arizona. Oklahoma City used its No. 12 pick on Steven Adams of Pitt. Adams, a 7-foot...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers: Grades and analysis for 2013 NBA draft

2013 NBA draft in the books The Portland Trail Blazers entered the 2013 NBA draft with rumors swirling. Would they move up to improve their selection? Would they trade out of the draft altogether? As it turned out, the evening went by without much drama, but that doesn’t mean the team didn’t improve. Without ever truly making headlines, this team quietly left its mark all over...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA Draft: Arizona forward Grant Jerrett works out for Spurs

Remember two years ago when Cory Joseph declared for the NBA Draft after one year at Texas?  Everyone was really confused why he would do that so early.  Surely he wasn't going to be a first round pick.  Joseph's decision paid off when the San Antonio Spurs selected Joseph with the second to last pick in the draft.  This year, there may be a guy, Arizona forward Grant...
Via Project Spurs
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks Basketball: Draft Sleepers and Free Agents

By Kenneth Teape The NBA Draft is set to take place June 27th and is quickly approaching, as it is right around the corner. Here are some players that may not be lottery picks but have been turning some heads in NBA circles at tryouts and workouts. These are players that with some luck could find themselves sneaking into the second round to be picked or even moving up to the end...
Via Knickswag
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Clippers continue to work out potential draft picks

The Clippers held their third group workout of prospects training for the NBA Draft on Friday. After working out a groups of wing players and separate group of point guards over the course of the past two weeks, the team brought in a mixed-position group Friday that comprised big men Mike Muscala (Bucknell), Grant Jerrett (Arizona), Colton Iverson (Colorado State) and Brandon Davies...
Via Fox Sports West
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Suns notebook: Pre-draft workouts begin in earnest

PHOENIX The mildly anticipated first round of Phoenix Suns pre-draft workouts at US Airways had a certifiable second-round feel. The Suns, who hold the fifth overall selection in the June 27 NBA Draft, spent a chunk of Monday morning evaluating six prospects who are expected to last well into Round 2 (if they're chosen at all). While its doubtful that any of the first half...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Miller remains supportive of Jerrett, Chol

Arizona basketball has seen some movement in the off-season. Read on for Sean Miller's thoughts on Grant Jerrett, Angelo Chol, and more.
Via arizona.scout.com
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Angelo Chol to transfer from Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz. Arizona has lost its second frontcourt player in two weeks with the decision of sophomore foward Angelo Chol to transfer. Chol, a 6-foot-9, 225-pound sophomore forward from San Diego, has not decided on where he will transfer. His decision comes two weeks after freshman Grant Jerrett declared himself eligible for the NBA Draft. Chol, whose shot-blocking and hustle...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerrett leaving Arizona early for NBA

Grant Jerrett has declared himself eligible for the NBA after one season at Arizona. A 6-foot-10 freshman, Jerrett announced Wednesday that he is leaving the Wildcats to pursue his lifelong dream of playing professional basketball. Part of a heralded recruiting class by coach Sean Miller, Jerrett averaged 5.2 points and 3.6 rebounds in 34 games, including two starts. He had a high...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerrett leaving Arizona for chance at NBA

Grant Jerrett has declared himself eligible for the NBA after one season at Arizona. A 6-foot-10 freshman, Jerrett announced Wednesday that he is leaving the Wildcats to pursue his lifelong dream of playing professional basketball. Part of a heralded recruiting class by coach Sean Miller, Jerrett averaged 5.2 points and 3.6 rebounds in 34 games, including two starts. He had a high...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerrett's decision to leave UA a puzzling one

TUCSON, Ariz. Grant Jerrett has left the building. That building would be McKale Center, which is, of course, the center of the Arizona basketball world. After rumors began circulating that the freshman and former five-star recruit would be leaving after one relatively uninspiring year to enter the NBA draft, the news became official late Wednesday night. Today, with the support...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerrett's decision to leave UA a puzzling one

TUCSON, Ariz. Grant Jerrett has left the building. That building would be McKale Center, which is, of course, the center of the Arizona basketball world. After rumors began circulating that the freshman and former five-star recruit would be leaving after one relatively uninspiring year to enter the NBA draft, the news became official late Wednesday night. Today, with the support...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona freshman Jerrett declares for draft

In a surprise decision, Arizona freshman Grant Jerrett declared for the NBA draft Wednesday night. A 6-foot-10, 235-pound forward, Jerrett averaged 5.2 points and 3.6 rebounds while making just two starts in his first and only season in Tucson after arriving as a highly touted recruit out of Chino Hills, Calif. Jerrett shot 40.9 percent from the field overall and 40.5 percent from...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Wildcats have options

Arizona has numerous directions it can go in now that Grant Jerrett has made the decision to go to the NBA. Read on for a closer look at these options and more.
Via arizona.scout.com
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerrett makes a decision

Arizona freshman Grant Jerrett has made a decision on his future. Read on for all the latest.
Via arizona.scout.com
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Grant Jerrett to the NBA?

It looks as if one of Arizona's freshmen could be headed to the NBA. Read on for all of the latest.
Via arizona.scout.com
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona's Jerrett expected to play Thursday

TUCSON, Ariz. Arizona freshman Grant Jerrett should be able to play Thursday against Ohio State in the NCAA tournament. School officials issued a statement Sunday afternoon stating that X-rays taken on Jerrett's right elbow were negative. Jerrett, a 6-foot-10 forward, injured the elbow in the first half in Arizonas win over Harvard on Saturday, falling to the court on the play...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona frosh starting to deliver on potential

TUCSON, Ariz. It was only a matter of time before Arizonas much-lauded freshman would get it. At least thats what Arizona coach Sean Miller believed. The learning curve took awhile, but theres no time like the present. Sound the alarms its March and the mayhem begins on Thursday for Arizona when it faces Belmont in Salt Lake City, Utah, in the NCAA tournament. For all intents...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Postgame: Grant Jerrett

Arizona's Grant Jerrett spoke one-on-one with FOX Sports NEXT Following the Wildcats 79-69 win over Colorado. Arizona now advances to the Pax-12 Tournament semifinals where they'll take on UCLA.
Via collegebasketball.scout.com
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

California-Arizona Preview

In sole possession of first place in the Pac-12, Arizona is relishing having some extra time to prepare for its next contest. It may not need much practice for a home matchup with California. The seventh-ranked Wildcats have traditionally dominated the Golden Bears heading into Sunday's meeting in Tucson. Arizona (20-2, 8-2) has won 22 of the last 27 matchups with California...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 4 Arizona wins at Oregon State

One loss in Oregon was enough for fourth-ranked Arizona. After falling to the Ducks on Thursday night, the Wildcats bounced back with an 80-70 victory over the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday. ''As a team, we didn't let that (loss) affect us,'' guard Mark Lyons said. ''One loss isn't going to hurt us, unless it's in March.'' Solomon...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

No Florida hangover as 'Cats bash Oral Roberts

TUCSON, Ariz. Hangover part deux? Not exactly. Arizona suffered no letdown or set back in its game against Oral Roberts after Saturday's 65-64 showstopper against Florida. The Wildcats came "ready to play" as their coach Sean Miller said a couple of times on Tuesday night. The Wildcats led from start to finish and had nearly every possession and play go their way...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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