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Student Athlete of the Week: Kevin Ebiriekwe
June 21, 2018
After aiding the boys’ basketball team to back-to-back championships during his underclassmen years, Kevin Ebiriekwe became captain of a squad that was promoted to the Open division for the 2017-18 season. ... read more »
NBPA, LA84 Announce $150K in Grants to Refurbish Local Basketball Courts
June 14, 2018
The National Basketball Players Association Foundation and the LA84 Foundation announced today that they are issuing a request for proposals to refurbish local basketball courts in underserved communities in Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties. ... read more »
The Ogwumike Sisters Rock the Sports World
June 14, 2018
With Nneka helping the Sparks win the 2016 WNBA championship and Chiney becoming the only full-time professional athlete and full-time ESPN commentator, they are some of the hardest working women in all of sports. ... read more »
L.A. Sparks Chills Sharpshooting Chicago Sky
June 12, 2018
The Los Angeles Sparks rapidly attacked the young Chicago Sky to hand them their fifth loss with a 77-59 victory. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Lauryn Pointer
June 7, 2018
Serra Cavalier senior forward Lauryn Pointer is more than a member of the Division I state championship-winning girls basketball team. ... read more »
Video: Police discuss backlash of arresting Bucks player
June 7, 2018
Newly released police video of the stun gun arrest of Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown show one officer stepping on Brown's ankle while he was handcuffed on the ground and others discussing the potential backlash of taking down a Black professional basketball player. ... read more »
Coach: Southwest agent asked for proof biracial son was hers
June 7, 2018
Southwest Airlines apologized Tuesday to the Cal women's basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb after she claimed an airline employee stopped her from boarding because the worker didn't believe her 1-year-old biracial son was hers. ... read more »
Research Scientist Scores Induction Into Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame
June 7, 2018
Lisa Thomas will be one of 96 players to be inducted as “Trailblazers” into The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame ... read more »
One Hundred Early Entry Candidates Withdraw From 2018 NBA Draft Presented By State Farm®
June 2, 2018
One hundred players have notified the NBA that they wish to be removed from the list of “early entry” players eligible for selection in the 2018 NBA Draft presented by State Farm.  ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Kennedy Stitt-Riley
June 2, 2018
One of the most important lessons that senior King/Drew point guard Kennedy Stitt-Riley learned is the significance of motivating members of his team despite what the scoreboard says. ... read more »
Jantel Lavender Returns To the Sparks From Overseas
May 31, 2018
The Sparks welcomed center Jantel Lavender back to Los Angeles today after she finished playing in the Turkish League Finals for Yakin Dogu. ... read more »
Bucks player `gave in’ during arrest to avoid officers’ guns
May 31, 2018
Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown said Friday he ``gave in'' when police used a stun gun as they detained him for a parking violation because he didn't want officers to ``pull out their guns.'' ... read more »
Celtics’ Ainge: Prepared to stand pat this summer (maybe)
May 31, 2018
Danny Ainge tore apart the team that made the Eastern Conference finals last year, and then put together a new roster that came one victory from playing for an NBA title. ... read more »
Candace Parker Returns to Help Sparks Edge Out Mercury
May 31, 2018
The Los Angeles Sparks defended the Staples Center with valor in their first home game of the 2018 season. Despite a slow start, the Sparks outscored a talented Phoenix Mercury squad 80-72. ... read more »
40 Players Expected To Attend NBA Global Camp 2018
May 26, 2018
The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced 31 of the 40 players who are expected to attend the NBA Global Camp 2018, a pre-Draft showcase from June 2-5 at La Ghirada Sports Center in Treviso, Italy, for top Draft-eligible prospects from outside the U.S. ... read more »
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