The latest LSU news

news from Sunday, May 19, 2019

- It looks like Javonte Smart is staying in Baton Rouge for another season. The freshman guard announced his return for his sophomore season through social media Saturday evening, posting a graphic declaring "1'M BACK!' on his Instagram account, and retweeting the same graphic on Twitter. Smart, who averaged 11.4 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.4 assists a game, was one of six LSU players to...

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news from Saturday, May 18, 2019

- Monday could be a huge day for the LSU men's basketball program. The following nine days will be big as well for Will Wade and the Tigers, who are awaiting the decision of four key contributors from last season's team that put their names in the NBA draft last month. But first things first. After failing to land two big targets in the late signing period, LSU will try to reel in McDonald&#...

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news from Friday, May 17, 2019

- LSU basketball's Naz Reid chose to come to Baton Rouge for everything but money. The freshman forward currently at the NBA Combine in Chicago denied reports of receiving a $300,000 payment from coach Will Wade to attend LSU. "It didn't happen. … There was no deal," Reid said. It was the first public denial of any deal from Reid. columnist Steve Politi didn't hold ba...

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news from Thursday, May 16, 2019

- Two LSU players participating in the NBA draft combine being held in Chicago this weekend could help themselves in different ways, ESPN analyst Mike Schmitz said Thursday. On a conference call Thursday, Schmitz said Waters, a sophomore point guard, will be able to showcase his on-court abilities and perhaps work himself into the middle of the second round of the 60-man June 20 draft. At the same...

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news from Wednesday, May 15, 2019

- BATON ROUGE – LSU Basketball players Tremont Waters and Naz Reid are among the 66 players taking part this week in the 2019 NBA Combine, another step in heading to their dream of being selected in June in the 2019 NBA Draft. The event features five-on-five games as well as shooting, strength and agility drills at Quest Multisport in Chicago. ESPN2 will have coverage on both Thursday and Friday f...

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news from Tuesday, May 14, 2019