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Klay Thompson makes another All-Star appearance

NBA: All Star Game-Eastern at Western Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA held it’s All-Star game on Sunday and for the third time, Klay Thompson was suited up. Thompson didn’t win the 3-Point Shooting Contest this year, but he further cemented his place as a star in the NBA.

While it’s gotten to the point where everyone expects Klay to make the All-Star game, that is still a notable achievement.

With that in mind, let’s see how much you know about WSU players in the various NFL, NBA and MLB All-Star games.

Q1: Who is the only other WSU player other than Klay to play in the NBA All-Star Game.

Q2: Name the nine players who played at least one season at WSU and played in a Pro Bowl since 1990.

Q3: Who are the three WSU players to play in a MLB All-Star game since 1975?


Men’s basketball:

Grip on Sports: Gonzaga, WSU fill in the blanks over the past 48 hours | The Spokesman-Review
Thursday night, after being blown out by the fifth-ranked team in the nation, Ernie Kent had some harsh words for his Washington State team. Saturday night, with the competition level quite a bit lower, the Cougars seemed to respond. The result was an 86-71 win over Arizona State.

Women’s basketball:

WSU falls at #18 UCLA - KXLY
Closing out the road slate of their 2016-17 season, the Washington State women's basketball team struggled to get its offense clicking against No. 18/16 UCLA Sunday afternoon, falling to the Bruins at Pauley Pavilion. The lack of scoring cost the Cougs (10-17, 5-11 Pac-12) as the Bruins (20-7, 11-5 Pac-12) ran off with a 67-48 win to even the earn a split of the season series against WSU.

Billings' 25 boards ties record in No. 18 UCLA win over WSU (Feb 19, 2017) | FOX Sports
Monique Billings tied a school single-game record with 25 rebounds and scored 12 points for her 16th double-double of the year as No. 18 UCLA beat Washington State 67-48 on Sunday for its 30th straight win against the Cougars at home.

UCLA Women’s Basketball Cruises Past Washington State, 67-48 - Bruins Nation
The Bruins wrapped up play at home with a win against the Cougars.


Meyer's homer gives Cougars comeback win at Sacramento State - KXLY
Washington State rallied with three runs in the eighth inning highlighted by a two-run home run from sophomore catcher Cory Meyer to post a 4-3 victory at Sacramento State Sunday afternoon.

Baseball team opens season with two wins over Washington State – The State Hornet
The Sacramento State baseball team earned its first victories of the year Saturday, winning both games of a doubleheader against Washington State 10-2 and 6-4 in the season opener at John Smith Field.