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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Then-senior forward Robert Franks dons a bandage across his left eyebrow in an intense second half of a February 2 basketball game against USC. Franks scored the most points of the Cougar lineup, earning 25 points throughout the game.

Two Cougs set sights on return to NBA

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter July 21, 2022

Former Cougs Aron Baynes and Robert Franks were in Las Vegas last week to earn a roster spot on an NBA team. Baynes held his first workout since 2020 and Franks is playing for the Boston Celtics’ Summer...

While no Cougs were selected in the 2022 NBA Draft, five players with ties to the state of Washington were selected on June 23, 2022

NBA Draft Recap: Winners and Losers, Top Storylines, Bold Predictions

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen Reporter June 27, 2022

The NBA draft took place on Thursday and in predictable fashion it was quite unpredictable. The top three prospects in the draft were selected, as expected in the top three: Seattle native Paolo Banchero...

WSU guard Michael Flowers (12) dribbles around Arizona guard Pelle Larsson (10) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Feb. 10.

2022 NBA Draft Preview

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen Reporter June 23, 2022

The NBA draft has been extremely interesting in past years, with 2022 seeming to be no exception. Similar to other NBA drafts, there are a few players that stand out above the rest and after they are...

Golden State, Klay Thompson take home golden NBA crown

Golden State, Klay Thompson take home golden NBA crown

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen Reporter June 20, 2022

The Golden State Warriors beat the Boston Celtics on Thursday night, clinching the 2022 NBA Finals in six games. This is their fourth title in the past eight years. As time expired Stephen Curry was...

Former WSU basketball player and current NBA player Klay Thmpson waves a shirt above his head during the basketball game against OSU Saturday afternoon at Beasley Coliseum. Thompson had his jersey retired during halftime, becoming the second player to have his jersey retired as a Cougar.

Klay Thompson is back where he belongs

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor May 30, 2022

On Thursday, Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors did what few have ever done. They punched their ticket to their sixth NBA Finals in eight years. The WSU alum and his Golden State Warriors...

Donaldson said he wanted to show people that no matter how dark ones situation gets, it will always get better.

Former WSU athlete and NBA All-Star shares struggle with mental health

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter January 22, 2021

James Donaldson, WSU alum and NBA All-Star, started writing a book last year that focused on his mental health journey. Donaldson played for the Seattle SuperSonics, the San Diego/Los Angeles Clippers, Dallas...

Activism watered down for corporate branding, or to fit in, is not activism at all.

OPINION: Performative activism benefits nobody

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen mint editor July 15, 2020

While the Black Lives Matter protests are centered around specific issues, the end goal of the protest doesn’t have a consensus. Some people believe we need to defund the police to deter brutality and...

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