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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moritz Wagner drove for a layup to put the Los Angeles Lakers up by 31 points, and his teammates erupted off the bench in spontaneous glee for their German rookie's first NBA field goal.
"He learned how to ride a bike!" LeBron James said afterward. "That was that moment. You guys never rode a bike before? Yeah, we were excited. Very excited."
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Moritz Wagner grew up in Berlin dreaming of an NBA career, and he went all the way to Michigan to chase it.
The German big man will get his chance with the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Lakers chose Wagner with the 25th pick in the NBA draft Thursday night, adding the versatile center as the next piece in their talented young core.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — John Beilein has always coveted the type of player with near-limitless energy reserve who can provide a scoring spark off the bench.
Michigan's coach has found his man this year.
Duncan Robinson supported No. 17 Michigan's starters with 19 points and helped the Wolverines beat Penn State 72-63 on Wednesday night.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan earned a spot in The Associated Press college basketball poll and almost lost it on the same day.
Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman made two free throws with 1.2 seconds left, lifting the 23rd-ranked Wolverines to a 68-67 win over Maryland on Monday night.
Kevin Huerter connected on a go-ahead 3-pointer on the previous possession for the short-handed Terrapins, who trailed by 10 with five-plus minutes left in the game.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Moritz Wagner flicked his right wrist, made a 3-pointer and pressed his right index fingers against his lips.
And, there wasn't anything Michigan State players or fans could do about it.
Wagner scored a career-high 27 points, lifting Michigan to an 82-72 victory over the fourth-ranked Spartans on Saturday.
Making his performance even more impressive, he played through a lingering injury.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Michigan has leaned heavily on its starters all season.
But Big Blue got a huge lift from its bench on Tuesday night — an encouraging sign now that Big Ten play has resumed.
Zavier Simpson and Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman each scored 15 points and Michigan beat host Iowa 75-68, extending its winning streak to six games.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — John Beilein has coached a lot of college basketball, but not even he could figure out how his Michigan Wolverines were able to beat UCLA on Saturday.
Moritz Wagner scored 23 points and Charles Matthews added 20, helping Michigan overcome a 15-point second-half deficit to shock the Bruins 78-69 in overtime.
The Wolverines (8-3) won despite a dreadful shooting performance from the free-throw line.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Moritz Wagner scored 23 points and Charles Matthews added 20 to help Michigan overcome a 15-point second-half deficit to beat UCLA 78-69 in overtime on Saturday.
The Wolverines (8-3) battled back after falling behind 46-31 in the second half, getting within 64-63 when Zavier Simpson stole a Bruins' pass and made a layup with 18 seconds left in regulation.