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Mar 27, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Kevin Pangos (4) and forward Kyle Wiltjer (33) celebrate as they head to the bench for a timeout against the UCLA Bruins during the second half in the semifinals of the south regional of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Reliant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Gonzaga's Kevin Pangos reflects on his basketball journey at Gonzaga under Mark Few: 'It's a family'

'I miss it here. It’s a family and people use that word for a reason. You jump in and people care about you as a person and a player,' Pangos said of Gonzaga

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Mar 27, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Kevin Pangos (4) and forward Kyle Wiltjer (33) celebrate as they head to the bench for a timeout against the UCLA Bruins during the second half in the semifinals of the south regional of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Reliant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Gonzaga's Kevin Pangos reflects on his basketball journey at Gonzaga under Mark Few: 'It's a family'

'I miss it here. It’s a family and people use that word for a reason. You jump in and people care about you as a person and a player,' Pangos said of Gonzaga

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Mar 23, 2024; Portland, Oregon, USA;  Denver Nuggets guard Julian Strawther (3) arrives at Moda Center to play Portland Trail Blazers. Mandatory Credit: Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports
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Former Gonzaga star Julian Strawther off to hot start in NBA Summer League

Strawther is one of the leading scorers in the 2024 Las Vegas Summer League

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Dec 5, 2021; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Washington Wizards forward Corey Kispert (24) talks with Washington Wizards guard Joel Ayayi (17) during the warmup against the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports
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Gonzaga’s Joel Ayayi is ‘very happy’ playing overseas in France

'I’ve been able to see my family, play with my little brother, go see some of my sister’s games. It’s been very fun,' Ayayi said.

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Dec 2, 2022; Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA;  Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Julian Strawther (0) reacts with forward Drew Timme (2) and forward Anton Watson (22) after a basket against the Baylor Bears in the second half at Sanford Pentagon. Mandatory Credit: Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports
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Former Gonzaga players in NBA Summer League: Drew Timme headlines list

Drew Timme, Anton Watson, Julian Strawther and Killian Tillie represent Gonzaga at the Las Vegas Summer League

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Jul 10, 2022; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Philadelphia 76ers forward Filip Petrusev (33) reacts during an NBA Summer League game against the Brooklyn Nets at T&M. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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Gonzaga’s Filip Petrusev named to Serbia’s final roster for 2024 Paris Olympics

Former Gonzaga men’s basketball standout Filip Petrusev will make his Olympic debut later this month when he and Team Serbia head to Paris for the 2024 Olympic

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Gonzaga’s Drew Timme sticking with Sacramento Kings for NBA Summer League

Drew Timme will suit up for the Sacramento Kings during the Las Vegas Summer League, according to a report from Blake Murphy of Sportsnet.ca. The former Gonzaga

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Andrew Nembhard, Kelly Olynyk named to Team Canada’s roster for 2024 Paris Olympics

Former Gonzaga standouts will officially make the trip to Paris after both were named to Canada's final 12-man roster

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Team USA vs. Canada: How to watch, betting odds for USA Basketball Showcase

Kelly Olynyk, Andrew Nembhard and Team Canada take on Team USA in an exhibition from Las Vegas

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Mark Few on Drew Timme signing with the Sacramento Kings: 'He's more than good enough to play in that league'

Timme is one of many former Zags who are suiting up in the NBA Summer League this month

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Anton Watson is the latest proof Gonzaga 'can develop and help players' reach the NBA

Just days before the 2024 NBA Draft, Fox Sports Research sought to answer the long-winded debate over which college basketball programs are the best at producin

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Gonzaga's Mark Few begins Team USA training camp in Las Vegas: 'It was surreal in some instances'

Few embarks on a quest for the gold medal in the 2024 Paris Olympics

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Gonzaga's Anton Watson, Killian Tillie to play for Boston Celtics in 2024 NBA Summer League

Tillie and Watson reunite five years after they were college teammates at Gonzaga

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Former Gonzaga star Domantas Sabonis (10) could not lead Lithuania to the 2024 Paris Olympics. Photo by Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports
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Gonzaga players in 2024 Paris Olympics: Domantas Sabonis, Lithuania fail to qualify

Four former Zags could take center stage in Paris as the Group Stage for 5-on-5 men’s basketball is officially set

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Mar 25, 2023; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Gonzaga Bulldogs forward Drew Timme (2) during the first half against the Connecticut Huskies for the NCAA tournament West Regional final at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
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Drew Timme signs with Sacramento Kings for NBA Summer League

Drew Timme is getting another shot at an NBA career this summer, as the former Gonzaga men’s basketball star is set to join the Sacramento Kings for the Califor

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Feb 3, 2023; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Indiana Pacers guard Andrew Nembhard (2) dribbles the ball while Sacramento Kings forward Domantas Sabonis (10)  defends in the first quarter at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports
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2024 Paris Olympics: 5 former Gonzaga basketball players competing for roster spots

Andrew Nembhard and Kelly Olynyk could both suit up for Canada

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Apr 3, 2024; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Rui Hachimura on court during warmup prior to the game against the Washington Wizards at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
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Rui Hachimura named to Team Japan’s roster for 2024 Paris Olympics

Former Gonzaga standout headlined the 16 players who will compete for a spot on Team Japan’s 12-man roster in preparation for Olympics

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Apr 25, 2024; Orlando, Florida, USA; Orlando Magic guard Jalen Suggs (4) warms up before game three of the first round for the 2024 NBA playoffs at Kia Center. Mandatory Credit: Mike Watters-USA TODAY Sports
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Former Gonzaga star Jalen Suggs named to 2024 USA Basketball Select Team

Suggs will train with the USA Basketball men’s national team as it prepares for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris

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Gonzaga’s Anton Watson reflects on emotional NBA Draft: 'I've never seen my dad cry like that'

'It was just a special moment,' Watson said after being drafted by the Boston Celtics

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How Gonzaga’s Anton Watson fits with the Boston Celtics

Anton Watson finished his college career as one of the winningest players in Gonzaga men’s basketball program history

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Gonzaga’s Anton Watson drafted by Boston Celtics in 2024 NBA Draft

Gonzaga’s Anton Watson was selected with the 54th overall pick of the 2024 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics

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Feb 3, 2023; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Indiana Pacers guard Andrew Nembhard (2) dribbles the ball while Sacramento Kings forward Domantas Sabonis (10)  defends in the first quarter at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports
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Gonzaga ranks among the best programs at developing NBA players

The Gonzaga men’s basketball program has become quite the NBA factory over the past decade

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Nov 10, 2023; Sacramento, California, USA; Sacramento Kings forward Domantas Sabonis (10) drives to the basket against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Chet Holmgren (7) during the first quarter at Golden 1 Center. Mandatory Credit: Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports
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Gonzaga players drafted in the NBA in the last 10 years

Gonzaga’s representation in the NBA is growing by the year. Remember, the once small Jesuit school in Spokane didn’t produce a single pro in its first 25 years

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Dec 9, 2022; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Washington Wizards forward Corey Kispert (24) passes the ball while Indiana Pacers guard Andrew Nembhard (2) defends in the first quarter at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports
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Gonzaga players in the NBA who are eligible for contract extensions

Three players from Gonzaga's storied 2020-21 team could cash in on lucrative NBA contract extensions this offseason

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Jan 12, 2023; Provo, Utah, USA; Utah Jazz forward and Gonzaga alumni Kelly Olynyk watches a game between the Brigham Young Cougars and the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the first half at Marriott Center. Mandatory Credit: Rob Gray-USA TODAY Sports
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How Kelly Olynyk embraced redshirt year before All-American season at Gonzaga: ‘He worked his tail off'

Gonzaga men's basketball strength and conditioning coach Travis Knight said Olynyk's turnaround 'was all internal' and that he embraced the year off

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Feb 22, 2024; Denver, Colorado, USA; Denver Nuggets guard Julian Strawther (3) during the fourth quarter against the Washington Wizards at Ball Arena. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
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What’s next for Julian Strawther?

Strawther plays the long game as he awaits his turn in the Denver Nuggets rotation

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