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Lindsay Gottlieb Leaves Cavs To Become Head Coach Of USC

May 10, 2021 1:30 PM

Lindsay Gottlieb has agreed to become head coach of USC's women's basketball team on a six-year deal.

Gottlieb left her job as head coach of the University of California to become an assistant coach with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2019. Gottlieb became a front bench assistant under JB Bickerstaff.

Gottlieb will remain with the Cavaliers for the final four games of the regular season before leaving for USC.

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Evan Mobley Leaves USC For NBA Draft

Apr 16, 2021 11:45 AM

Evan Mobley has declared for the 2021 NBA Draft, leaving USC after his freshman season.

Mobley is widely expected to be a top-3 pick in the draft.

Mobley was a second-team All-American and the Pac-12 Player of the Year.

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Hornets 'Heavily Considering' Onyeka Okongwu

Nov 3, 2020 10:42 AM

The Charlotte Hornets are targeting a big man in the draft and are multiple league sources tell Kevin O'Connor of The Ringer they are "heavily considering" Onyeka Okongwu of USC at No. 3. The Hornets have previously been believed to prefer Wiseman.

Okongwu is described by O'Connor as a "do-it-all big with rare versatility as a defender" with comparisons to Bam Adebayo, young Antonio McDyess and Taj Gibson.

"There are many NBA front offices that prefer Okongwu to Wiseman; if both are on the board, it’ll be fascinating to see which direction the Hornets go," adds O'Connor.

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