NBA's Drafting of Hachimura Creates Buzz

Rui Hachimura at Gonzaga.

June 21, 2019

Former Gonzaga University player Rui Hachimura became more widely known in the basketball world with his first-round selection in the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday.

However, the potential off-the-court global impact of Hachimura is just as much a trending topic on the web.

Gonzaga fans remember Hachiumura the student – who came to GU with a desire to learn about basketball, but also to become better acclimated to American culture and language with the help of the university’s English Language Center>>> Read: “Rui Hachimura Learns English

Brandon Clarke, Hachimura’s teammate at Gonzaga, was also drafted in the first round, making the Zags duo the first in school history to achieve that status. >>> Read more at: