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Marjon Beauchamp Signs With NBA G League Ignite
September 23, 2021
MarJon Beauchamp, a former four-star recruit, has signed with NBA G League Ignite, NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim announced today. ... read more »
Brittney Sykes Is Committed To Winning Defensive Player of the Year
September 17, 2021
Brittney Sykes is a strong candidate for the Defensive Player of the Year, and she is confident that she will win this year. ... read more »
WATCH: #LAKERS AQUIRE RUSSELL WESTBROOK, WHAT SHOULD WE EXPECT
September 17, 2021
Hello Community! L.A. native Russell Westbrook is putting on the purple and gold jersey, there have been mixed reviews about his presence on the Laker team. Here's what we are expecting when Westbrook steps on the court...what are your thoughts? ... read more / watch video »
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LAKERS ANNOUNCE ADDITIONS TO COACHING AND TRAINING STAFFS
September 15, 2021
The Los Angeles Lakers announced today that the team has hired David Fizdale and John Lucas III as assistant coaches on Head Coach Frank Vogel’s staff, joining assistant coaches Phil Handy, Mike Penberthy, Miles Simon and Quinton Crawford.  Fizdale returns to the bench after serving as head coach of the New York Knicks from 2018-20 and the Memphis Grizzlies from 2016-18. Prior to joining the Grizzlies for his first NBA head coaching assignment, Fizdale spent the previous eight seasons (2008-09 thru 2015-16) with the Miami Heat as an assistant coach. During his tenure in Miami, the Heat won back-to-back NBA Championships in 2012 and 2013, and more Playoff games (70) and series (15) than any other NBA team. The Los Angeles native was an assistant coach for one season in Golden State (2003-04) and for four seasons in Atlanta (2004-08). ... read more »
WATCH: Manual Arts Valedictorian and Basketball star Earns Scholarship
September 11, 2021
Jay'len Carter, who gave up his senior season of playing basketball to be the valedictorian of his class, earned a scholarship from the Class of 1971 alumni at Manual Arts Video by: Amanda Scurlock ... read more / watch video »
Student Athlete of the Week: Xavier Starnes
September 9, 2021
Xavier Starnes prides himself on being a student of the game and a defensive-minded basketball player. He leans on having a strong work ethic so his game will standout more than his 5’9” frame. ... read more »
Noel Foucher & Burton Burns Top St. Augustine High School Hall of Fame Classes of 20 & 21
September 2, 2021
Famed St. Augustine High School in New Orleans, Louisiana completed its Class of 2020 and 2021 Hall of Fame Induction voting on Thursday, August 26, 2021.   ... read more »
Basketball Star Crystal Robinson Shares Life Lessons in “Finding Myself”
September 2, 2021
Retired WNBA star Crystal Robinson rose above several challenges during her youth to become a prominent professional athlete and coach. She chronicled the trials, triumphs, and lessons of her childhood in her autobiography “Finding Myself.” ... read more »
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Sparks Look To Finish Road Trip Strong
August 29, 2021
The Sparks are fighting for a playoff spot, and they lose to the hot Connecticut Sun, who won their eighth straight game. They could not contain Brionna Jones, and she dropped 16 points with a career-high 15 rebounds. ... read more »
ESPN taking Rachel Nichols off its NBA programming
August 26, 2021
ESPN is canceling Rachel Nichols’ show, “The Jump,” and pulling her off NBA programming. ... read more »
Breanna Clark Competes in her Second Paralympic Games
August 26, 2021
Paralympic gold medalist Breanna Clark looks to defend her title in the 400m T20 in Tokyo. ... read more »
LAKERS ANNOUNCE 2021-22 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE PRESENTED BY DELTA AIR LINES
August 20, 2021
The Los Angeles Lakers 2021-22 regular season schedule was announced today. The Lakers open the season as hosts to the Golden State Warriors on October 19, followed by a matchup with the Phoenix Suns on October 22. ... read more »
WATCH: INTERVIEW WITH AARI MCDONALD, #NIKE ATHLETE
August 20, 2021
After the Sparks game this week, Contributing Sports Journalist khari Jones jr., chopped it up with rising legend Nike Athlete Aari McDonald. ... read more / watch video »
Ogwumike Scores Game-Winner; Lifts Sparks to 66-64 Win over Dream
August 20, 2021
The Los Angeles Sparks overcame a double-digit deficit to defeat the Atlanta Dream in overtime on Tuesday night. ... read more »
Sacramento’s Metu Suspended
August 17, 2021
Sacramento Kings forward/center Chimezie Metu has been suspended one NBA Summer League game for punching Dallas Mavericks forward Eugene Omoruyi in the head, it was announced today by Byron Spruell, ... read more »
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