UCLA can survive draft defections

Kyle Anderson is likely heading to the NBA next season. Nelson Chenault/USA TODAY Sports

(Editor's Note: This post has been updated following Zach LaVine's reported departure for the NBA draft.)

In the wake of the UCLA Bruins' loss to the Florida Gators, Steve Alford's program was faced with a daunting reality. Kyle Anderson is gone to the NBA, as is Zach LaVine -- and there’s a chance that Alford could lose Jordan Adams as well.

But here's the most important takeaway: UCLA basketball will be fine next season and beyond.