Analysis: How high can UW soar with addition of two top-10 recruits?

UW’s two five-star recruits, La Lumiere’s Isaiah Stewart, left, and Federal Way’s Jaden McDaniels. (Associated Press)
UW's two five-star recruits, La Lumiere's Isaiah Stewart, left, and Federal Way's Jaden McDaniels. (Associated Press)

With Jaden McDaniels joining fellow five-star Isaiah Stewart at Washington, the Huskies' starting lineup begins to look much clearer, as does their road to another NCAA tournament in 2020. Here's what to make of it all.

Renton’s Boone Kirkman, who was one of the best heavyweight boxers in the world in the late 1960s and early 1970s, fought some of the game’s best, including George Foreman and Ken Norton. Kirkman stands in front of a mural of himself painted on the side of the La Hacienda Santa Fe  restaurant on South 3rd Street in Renton. The mural was dedicated to Kirkman last November. 

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Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird talks with media members at the basketball team’s media day Monday, May 13, 2019, in Seattle. The Storm is the defending WNBA champion. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) WAET102 WAET102
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