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Catching Up With Pope

Malik Pope (Josh Gershon)

Five-star forward talks about his injury rehab, his summer plans and his contact with Cal coaches.

Several weeks back, Malik Pope was going up for a dunk, and just as he launched himself into the air, he heard a crack. His tibia had fractured. His stellar junior campaign abruptly came to an end, and right before the playoffs, to boot. "It's healing," Pope says, "slowly." Pope finished the season shooting 67.8 percent inside the arc and 47.4 percent beyond it...

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