UCLA's Steve Alford and four returning basketball players spoke to the media on Monday afternoon.
The UCLA men's basketball program began preseason practice on Saturday in Pauley Pavilion.
UCLA has announced the signing of Isaac Hamilton, a 6-foot-5 freshman from Los Angeles.
Larry Drew II has signed with the Miami Heat, as announced by the club on Monday.
The sixth annual Dribble for the Cure event is set for Sunday, Oct. 20, on UCLA's campus.
UCLA will have all 31 regular-season games aired live on a national basis this season.
Ron Pearson served as UCLA's first team captain under head coach John Wooden in 1948-49.
UCLA incoming freshman Bryce Alford scored 31 points in an all-star game Thursday night.