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It's Kobe Time! NBA lockout nearly over
Written by Brian Mahoney Associated Press 26 November 2011
If the NBA owners and players can finalize a deal, the Los Angeles Lakers will host the Chicago Bulls in the season opener on Christmas Day.  Photo by Jeff Lewis After nearly two years of bickering, ... read more >>
Magic Johnson brings awareness to HIV
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 07 November 2011
Photo by Jason LewisBy Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Earvin “Magic” Johnson stood tall on the Staples ... read more >>
Letter from Derek Fisher to NBA players to dispell rumors
Written by Associated Press 03 November 2011
There have been reports that National Basketball Players Association President Derek Fisher has met secretly with NBA Commissioner David Stern to discuss a 50-50 split.  The players have stood firm ... read more >>
Potential rift in NBA Player's Union
Written by Sam Amick Associated Press 03 November 2011
There are reports that there is a division between the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) President Derek Fisher, left, and the NBPA's Executive Director Billy Hunter, right.  Reports have ... read more >>
NBA labor talks turn nasty as negotiations end
Written by Brian Mahoney Associated Press 21 October 2011
NBA Player Union President Derek Fisher, right, and Executive Director Billy Hunter, left, felt that the owners were not willing to negotiate.  Photo by Damian Dovarganes/Associated PressNo additional ... read more >>
Lewis Brown, Verbum Dei basketball legend, passes away
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 21 September 2011
By Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editorjasonl@lasentinel.netLewis Brown, who was once called the most dominant high school basketball player in the Southern Section’s history, passed away of a heart attack.  ... read more >>
Nike 3on3 Basketball Tournament
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 August 2011
The Nike 3on3 Basketball Tournament attracted over 1,200 teams, with the best action happening on the Nike Center Court.  Photo by Jason LewisThere were a number of youth teams at the tournament.  Here ... read more >>
THE BROTHERHOOD CRUSADE JIM CLEAMONS BOOKS AND BASKETBALL CAMP
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 July 2011
ONLY A FEW SLOTS LEFT - ENROLL TODAY!!! (Los Angeles, CA) "This was the greatest week of my life" exclaimed a camp participant as she walked off the court on the last day of the 2010 Books and Basketball ... read more >>
Playoffs approaching for SayNo Classic
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 20 July 2011
Photos by Jason Lewis The final regular season weekend for the Say No Classic will be this Saturday and Sunday.  The Los Angeles Division, which plays their games at Los Angeles Trade Tech College, tips ... read more >>
NBA schedule released
Written by Brian Mahoney Associated Press 20 July 2011
The Los Angeles Lakers will host the Chicago Bulls on Christmas Day. Photo by Jeff Lewis The NBA champion Dallas Mavericks will open the season — if it begins on time — at home on Nov. 1 against MVP ... read more >>
Nike 3On3 basketball tournament and fan fest
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 July 2011
The slam dunk competition was one of many high flying acts at last year’s Nike 3 on 3 basketball tournament at L.A. Live. Photo by Jason Lewis Due to overwhelming demand, registration for the Nike 3on3 ... read more >>
Joe Bryant elevated to head coach of the Sparks
Written by Associated Press 14 July 2011
Joe Bryant is beginning his second stint as the Los Angeles Sparks head coach. Photo by Francis Specker/Associated Press The Los Angeles Sparks have dismissed Jennifer Gillom as coach and replaced her ... read more >>
Andrew Bynum takes up boxing
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 July 2011
Andrew Bynum has turned to boxing to improve his footwork and overall fitness level during the NBA lockout.  Boxing trainer Freddie Roach says that like in boxing, a basketball player has to attack their ... read more >>
Around the NBA: Draft Edition
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 23 June 2011
Lakers, Clippers look for Second Round Luck There were rumors that Pau Gasol would be traded to Minnesota for Kevin Love and the second pick in the draft, but that one seems to have been a lot of hot air. ... read more >>
Athletes get a second chance at Trade Tech
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 15 June 2011
Martin Whitmore attended Artesia High School, and has signed with Portland State.Tyrone Lyons attended Crenshaw High School, and now UNLV, USC, Hofstra University, Wichita State University, and Alcorn ... read more >>
Drew League and Say No Classic hit the courts
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 15 June 2011
Coach Wallace Moore has the hardware to back up his claim that he is the King of LA. Photo by Jason LewisBy Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editorjasonl@lasentinel.netBasketball coach Wallace Moore is on top ... read more >>
Around the NBA 6/15/11
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 15 June 2011
Capturing a ring does wonders for Dirk’s rep’. Compton’s Tyson Chandler’s perseverance pays off and the Finals TV ratings best last year’s. By Michael Brown, Sentinel Sports Writer Dirk’s Place ... read more >>
Kobe Bryant's new foundation helps homeless children and families
Written by Associated Press 15 June 2011
Kobe Bryant had plenty to say about how he wants to help end homelessness among youth in Los Angeles. The NBA superstar had nothing to say about new Lakers coach Mike Brown.Bryant and his wife, Vanessa, ... read more >>
Around the NBA 6/9/11
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 09 June 2011
Big Shaq's legacy; Heat and Mavs all tied up, and Mark Jackson named Golden State head coach.By Michael Brown, Sentinel Sports WriterShaq's Legacy after RetirementShaquille O'Neal had a habit of flashing ... read more >>
Lakers hire a winner in Mike Brown
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 June 2011
Mike Brown has not won the big one yet, but his .663 regular season winning percentage ranks him 5th all time (minimum 400 games), and his .592 playoff winning percentage ranks him 10th in NBA history ... read more >>
Los Angeles sweeps New York in The People’s Games
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 June 2011
Los Angeles Player Imani Mackie dunks over New York Player Samuel Wallace during Game 2 of the People's Games in Union Square. Photo by Michael Doven  The People's Games inaugural basketball series came ... read more >>
Around the NBA 5/25/11
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 25 May 2011
Stick a fork in OKC, and Noah’s fine vs. Kobe’s. Plus, the latest of Jerry West and Brian Shaw.By Michael Brown, Sentinel Sports WriterThunder Choke; Await Final Nail in the CoffinTyson Chandler (Dominguez ... read more >>
Around the NBA 5/18/11
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 18 May 2011
Shannon Brown tweeted, “Ok let me put a end to this right now before it goes any further. I DID NOT SLEEP WITH @paugasol woman!!! First and last time addressing it!” Photo by Jeff LewisDallas-OKC ... read more >>
Lakers Future Roster Uncertain
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 11 May 2011
Kobe Bryant is untouchable, but will Andrew Bynum, Ron Artest, Derek Fisher, and Pau Gasol be in the Lakers long term plans? Photo by Jeff Lewis By Michael Brown  Sentinel Sports Writer Even before ... read more >>
Around the NBA 5/11/11
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 11 May 2011
It’s anybody’s series in the case of Grizzlies versus Thunder. Meanwhile, LeBron leads Heat in Game 4 win, and are the Bulls are struggling because of “effort.”By Michael Brown, Sentinel Sports ... read more >>

 

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