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UCLA Basketball: Bruins in the NBA

October 28, 2009 |  9:51 am

Ucla Last night's Lakers-Clippers game was a hometown affair in more than one way -- it pitted former UCLA stars Baron Davis and Jordan Farmar against each other.

Davis and Farmar are among 14 Bruin alumni currently playing in the NBA. Trevor Ariza was also in action on opening night Tuesday, recording 12 points, three rebounds and two assists in the Houston Rockets' 96-87 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.

The other former Bruins in the pros are Arron Afflalo (Denver Nuggets), Matt Barnes (Orlando Magic), Darren Collison (New Orleans Hornets), Dan Gadzuric (Milwaukee Bucks), Jrue Holiday (Philadelphia 76ers), Ryan Hollins (Minnesota Timberwolves), Jason Kapono (Philadelphia 76ers), Kevin Love (Minnesota Timberwolves), Luc Richard Mbah a Moute (Milwaukee Bucks), Earl Watson (Indiana Pacers) and Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder).

Nine of the alumni played for Coach Ben Howland and six were first-round selections.

-- David Wharton

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