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State of The U Jul 19, 2018
Canes Hoops: Summer League Update

Canes Hoops: Summer League Update

Lonnie’s living his best life, Bruce is doing it all for Detroit, and Davon is on the edge in Phoenix. Former Canes are making noise in Vegas. The NBA Summer League wrapped up on Tuesday, so let’s check in with our former Canes that took part: Lonnie Walker IV - San Antonio Spurs The Spurs first round pick struggled with his shot throughout his time in Utah and Vegas, as the talented guard hit only 34% of his shots from the field and 27% from 3. Despite his poor shooting, Lonnie still averaged 11.5 points per game. good for 3rd on the team. Walker also chipped in 5 rebounds and 1.3...
State of The U Jul 7, 2018
Canes Hoops in the NBA Summer League

Canes Hoops in the NBA Summer League

5 former Canes will take part in the summer play for 4 different NBA teams Just 2 weeks ago, Canes guards Lonnie Walker IV and Bruce Brown Jr walked across the stage in New York City as they were drafted into the NBA by the San Antonio Spurs and the Detroit Pistons respectively. In that short period of time, both players had to adjust to life in a new city, as well as life as a professional athlete. Now Walker and Brown, along with former Canes Davon Reed, Trey McKinney-Jones, and Kamari Murphy return to the court to try to prove themselves in the NBA Summer League. Let’s take a look at...
State of The U Jun 30, 2018
Lonnie Walker Might’ve Embarrassed Himself In Front Of Tim Duncan

Lonnie Walker Might’ve Embarrassed Himself In Front Of Tim Duncan

First impressions are important, and Walker might’ve had to learn that the hard way. Lonnie Walker IV was having a great week until Friday. The former Hurricanes basketball player was drafted by the Spurs in the first round of the NBA Draft last Thursday night and also managed to be the best sports meme of the night with his levitating snapback when he was picked, but first impressions don’t seem to be his best skill. It was inevitable that the 19-year phenom was going to meet Tim Duncan, but the real question was “how” this first meeting was going to go. Unfortunately, Walker might...
State of The U Jun 23, 2018
Jim Larranaga and Canes Alumni Appear For Student Leadership Day

Jim Larranaga and Canes Alumni Appear For Student Leadership Day

Hurricanes Staff, Alumni, and Guests Show Up To Their Home to Mentor Local Youth Following a great night at the 2018 NBA Draft with both Lonnie Walker IV and Bruce Walker Jr. being drafted in the first round, Hurricanes Athletics continue to move forward by inspiring those who will lead like the athletes that used to walk through campus. Friday morning, the University hosted Student Leadership Day, a day that brought in several high school students from the local Broward and Miami-Dade County areas to help inspire leadership in their respective communities through newer generations. The...

Miami Hurricanes basketball coaches and former area pro athletes host mentor session on campus

Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball Jim Larranaga had to cut the celebration short. He flew to New York to see two of his former players — Lonnie Walker IV and Bruce Brown — selected Thursday in the NBA draft. By 4 a.m. Friday, he was back in Coral Gables so he could attend another important event....

Miami Hurricanes basketball coach Jim Larranaga feels NBA draft success could boost recruiting

Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball coach Jim Larranaga has accomplished a lot in his career. After 33 years on the sideline, though, he achieved a first when former Hurricanes Lonnie Walker IV and Bruce Brown were selected in Thursday’s NBA draft. “This is the first time in my coaching career that...
Miami Herald Jun 21, 2018

UM guard Lonnie Walker picked No. 18 by San Antonio Spurs, could be 'steal of the draft'

There were indications, even before Lonnie Walker IV was selected No. 18 by the San Antonio Spurs in Thursday night’s NBA Draft, that it would be a big night for …
Miami Herald Jun 21, 2018

UM guard Lonnie Walker picked No. 18 by San Antonio Spurs, Bruce Brown No. 42 to Pistons

There were indications, even before Lonnie Walker IV was selected No. 18 by the San Antonio Spurs in Thursday night’s NBA Draft, that it would be a big night for …
State of The U Jun 21, 2018
Canes Hoops: Lonnie Walker IV Selected 18th By San Antonio in the 2018 NBA Draft

Canes Hoops: Lonnie Walker IV Selected 18th By San Antonio in the 2018 NBA Draft

Lonnie lasted on the board for longer than expected, but gets to head to a strong organization With the 18th pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, the San Antonio Spurs selected Lonnie Walker IV. The Reading, PA native will take his talents to the Alamo city. Congrats Lonnie! With the 18th pick of the 2018 #NBADraft the @spurs select... @lonniewalker_4! pic.twitter.com/9gk2uhcfXq— NBA (@NBA) June 22, 2018 Lonnie Walker IV is hanging out at the draft with The Admiral while a baseball stadium full of fans cheer for him in his home town of Reading. Feel good moments at the draft.— SB Nation...
State of The U Jun 21, 2018
2018 NBA Draft Open Thread

2018 NBA Draft Open Thread

Find out how to watch the draft, and follow along as we find out where Lonnie Walker IV and Bruce Brown Jr will continue their careers Tonight will be a big night for hopefully both two of our Canes Hoops players, Lonnie Walker IV and Bruce Brown Jr. Check back to this page for updates throughout the evening! Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports Lonnie Walker is expected to be drafted towards the end of the lottery (picks 9-17) Here’s how you can watch the NBA Draft: What: NCAA Tournament Selection Show When: Thursday, June 21st, 7 PM ET TV: ESPN, check your cable...

Former UM standout Lonnie Walker IV chosen

Former Miami Hurricanes guard Lonnie Walker needed only just one year on campus to accomplish an impressive feat in school history. On Thursday, Walker was taken by the San Antonio Spurs with the No. 18 pick in the NBA draft in New York. He is tied for the second-highest UM player selected. In...

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