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Boston Celtics forward Al Horford celebrates late in the game against the Orlando Magic on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. Boston won the game, 104-88. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)

Warriors surrender pair of 17-point leads as 7-game win streak ends in Boston

On a night when the Golden State Warriors were held to a…

 

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, left, poses for a photo with Jaylen Brown after Brown was selected third overall by the Boston Celtics during the NBA draft on Thursday in New York. (Frank Franklin II/AP)

Cal’s Jaylen Brown selected with third pick

BOSTON — The Boston Celtics have selected Jaylen Brown with the third…

 

From left, NBA draft prospects Jaylen Brown, Skal Labissiere, Jamal Murray and Brandon Ingram talk before the start of the NBA Draft Lottery. (Julie Jacobson/AP)

Cal’s Jaylen Brown wants to be No. 3

The NBA Draft will be held tonight in Brooklyn with the first…

 

Ivan Rabb has decided to stay at Cal and play for embattled coach Cuonzo Martin. (Young Kwak/AP)

Cal’s Ivan Rabb stays Golden for at least another season

Long-armed, homegrown phenom Ivan Rabb will return to Cal for his sophomore…

Ivan Rabb has decided to stay at Cal and play for embattled coach Cuonzo Martin. (Young Kwak/AP)
Jaylen Brown announced he was declaring for the NBA Draft and hiring an agent on Thursday. (Young Kwak/AP)

Don’t hate the player, hate the NCAA

Cal freshman Jaylen Brown announced his time in Berkeley was up on…

Jaylen Brown announced he was declaring for the NBA Draft and hiring an agent on Thursday. (Young Kwak/AP)
Cuonzo Martin shouldn’t be back next season if it turns out he knew of his assistant’s misbehavior and didn’t act. (Jeff Chiu/2014 AP)

If he knew and didn’t tell, Martin must go

Know this: If Cuonzo Martin failed to urgently address a glaring red…

Cuonzo Martin shouldn’t be back next season if it turns out he knew of his assistant’s misbehavior and didn’t act. (Jeff Chiu/2014 AP)
California forward Ivan Rabb (1) blocks a shot by Oregon State guard Derrick Bruce during the second half of the quarterfinal round of the Pac-12 men's tournament Thursday. Cal won 76-68. (John Locher/AP)

Cal outlasts Oregon State to advance

LAS VEGAS — Every time California tried to pull away from Oregon…

California forward Ivan Rabb (1) blocks a shot by Oregon State guard Derrick Bruce during the second half of the quarterfinal round of the Pac-12 men's tournament Thursday. Cal won 76-68. (John Locher/AP)
Arizona’s Gabe York and Mark Tollefsen celebrate after the Wildcats completed their three-point win over Cal on Thursday. Tollefsen transferred to U of A after graduating from the University of San Francisco in 2015.  (Rick Scuteri/AP)

Arizona guard vanquishes Cal Pac-12 title hopes with late 3s

TUCSON, Ariz. — Gabe York made two 3-pointers in the final minute,…

Arizona’s Gabe York and Mark Tollefsen celebrate after the Wildcats completed their three-point win over Cal on Thursday. Tollefsen transferred to U of A after graduating from the University of San Francisco in 2015.  (Rick Scuteri/AP)
California's Jordan Mathews (24) celebrates a score against Southern California in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, in Berkeley, Calif. (Ben Margot/AP)

Cal hoping the month of March is as kind as February

BERKELEY — After entering February with their postseason hopes in peril, the…

California's Jordan Mathews (24) celebrates a score against Southern California in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, in Berkeley, Calif. (Ben Margot/AP)
UCLA's Isaac Hamilton, left, shoots past Cal's Stephen Domingo in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, in Berkeley. (Ben Margot/AP)

Cal extends home, Pac-12 win streaks

BERKELEY — With Jabari Bird hitting his outside shots, California is playing…

UCLA's Isaac Hamilton, left, shoots past Cal's Stephen Domingo in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, in Berkeley. (Ben Margot/AP)
Washington's Dominic Green (22) fouls California's Tyrone Wallace (3) during their game on Thursday in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson/AP)

Cal earns rare road win against Washington

SEATTLE — Jaylen Brown scored 14 of his 23 points in the…

Washington's Dominic Green (22) fouls California's Tyrone Wallace (3) during their game on Thursday in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
California's Tyrone Wallace (3) shoots between Oregon State's Gary Payton II, left, and Drew Eubanks (12) in the second half of Saturday's game. (Ben Margot/AP)

Cal stays unbeaten at Haas

Tyrone Wallace made seven free throws over the final two minutes to offset…

California's Tyrone Wallace (3) shoots between Oregon State's Gary Payton II, left, and Drew Eubanks (12) in the second half of Saturday's game. (Ben Margot/AP)
California's Jabari Bird celebrates hitting a 3-pointer against Oregon in the first half of their game on Thursday in Berkeley. (Ben Margot/AP)

Ducks are no match for Bears: Jabari Bird scores season-high 24

Jabari Bird scored 16 of his season-high 24 points in the first half…

California's Jabari Bird celebrates hitting a 3-pointer against Oregon in the first half of their game on Thursday in Berkeley. (Ben Margot/AP)
Stanford guard Malcolm Allen, left, is defended by California guard Sam Singer (2) during the first half of Saturday's game in Berkeley. (Jason O. Watson/AP)

Cal beats Stanford, 14-0 at home

BERKELEY — Kameron Rooks can finally say he's back on track. After…

Stanford guard Malcolm Allen, left, is defended by California guard Sam Singer (2) during the first half of Saturday's game in Berkeley. (Jason O. Watson/AP)
California guard Jabari Bird (23) shoots as Utah forwards Jakob Poeltl (42) and Chris Reyes (20) defend during the first half of their game on Wednesday. (Kim Raff/AP)

Cal follows big win with loss to Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Jakob Poeltl had 21 points and nine rebounds…

California guard Jabari Bird (23) shoots as Utah forwards Jakob Poeltl (42) and Chris Reyes (20) defend during the first half of their game on Wednesday. (Kim Raff/AP)
Cal's Jaylen Brown, right, shoots over Arizona State's Obinna Oleka in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, in Berkeley, Calif. (Ben Margot/AP)

Jaylen Brown helps Cal stop Arizona State

BERKELEY — Coming off three consecutive close losses that dropped California almost…

Cal's Jaylen Brown, right, shoots over Arizona State's Obinna Oleka in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, in Berkeley, Calif. (Ben Margot/AP)
Cal’s Jordan Mathews, left, looks to pass against Davidson guard Brian Sullivan during the Golden Bear’s 86-60 win over the Wildcats on Monday night. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Mathews, Cal bounce back in big way

BERKELEY — As the final seconds on the shot clock expired to…

Cal’s Jordan Mathews, left, looks to pass against Davidson guard Brian Sullivan during the Golden Bear’s 86-60 win over the Wildcats on Monday night. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
California forward Ivan Rabb (1) grabs a rebound against Coppin State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, in Berkeley, Calif. California won 84-51. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Cal romps, now 9-2

Ivan Rabb scored 13 points with nine rebounds as five California players…

California forward Ivan Rabb (1) grabs a rebound against Coppin State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, in Berkeley, Calif. California won 84-51. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
California coach Cuonzo Martin, left, speaks with forward Jaylen Brown during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Richmond on Nov. 27 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Cal shows burden of great expectations

From size to athleticism to starpower, this Cal basketball team just about…

California coach Cuonzo Martin, left, speaks with forward Jaylen Brown during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Richmond on Nov. 27 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
California forward Jaylen Brown, left, steals the ball from UC Santa Barbara forward Justin Burks during the second half of Cal's 85-67 win on Monday night. (Tony Avelar/AP)

Cal hoops train on early roll

Tyrone Wallace had 24 points and six assists, and freshman Jaylen Brown…

California forward Jaylen Brown, left, steals the ball from UC Santa Barbara forward Justin Burks during the second half of Cal's 85-67 win on Monday night. (Tony Avelar/AP)