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Fred Roberts Park Coach Gets Recognition from L.A. Clippers
July 2, 2020
For the Jr. NBA Coach of the Year Award, The L.A. Clippers endorsed Oscar Pelt for his work through the Department of Recreation and Parks-Fred Roberts Park. ... read more »
Lakers Sign J.R. Smith
July 1, 2020
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard J.R. Smith as a Substitute Player for the NBA season restart, it was announced today by Vice President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Rob Pelinka. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Lindsey Black-Ross
June 11, 2020
Hamilton freshmen Lindsey Black-Ross just started her basketball career with the Yankees girls’ basketball team. Her knowledge and experience with dance helped her as she gained more knowledge of basketball. ... read more »
Unique Wisdom Make Young Sparks Players an Asset to the Team
June 4, 2020
Although there is no finalized start date for the 2020 WNBA season, players are preparing for the season via virtual training camp. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Payshance Walk
May 28, 2020
Sophomore guard Payshance Walk was determined to have a successful season with the Crenshaw girls’ basketball team. Her efforts and diligence helped the Cougars to a 22-7 overall record and 10-0 record in the Coliseum League.   ... read more »
WATCH: Student Athlete of the Week: Zsateau Bouyer
May 14, 2020
L.A. High sprinter Zsateau Bouyer talks about her involvement with clubs on campus ... read more / watch video »
Seimone Augustus Starts New Chapter with Sparks
May 14, 2020
After 14 years of being a key contributor for the Minnesota Lynx, four-time NBA champion Seimone Augustus signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Sparks. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Joshua Lee
May 7, 2020
Washington Prep senior guard Joshua Lee helped the Generals boys’ basketball team get a 16-15 overall record. His contributions to the Generals earned him All-Coliseum League second team honors.   ... read more »
Chans Smyth Brings New Energy to Frederick K.C. Price Basketball Program
May 7, 2020
Last spring, Frederick K.C. Price school hired Chans Smyth as head coach of the high school boys basketball team. With his passion to improve players and attention to detail, he led the Knights to the Division 3A championship game.   ... read more »
Zion Williamson speaks with #NBATogether with Ernie Johnson on his mother, learning from Coach K, and competing for Rookie of the Year
May 1, 2020
In this time isolation Williamson has been watching The Last Dance on ESPN. What he finds most interesting watching Michael Jordan's documentary is the type of leader he was. "The one thing he said that stands out is he plays like somebody is watching for the first time and doesn't want to disappoint. You never get a second chance for a first impression. For him to play with that mindset throughout his career says a lot about him."  ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Payton Walk
April 30, 2020
This past season, sophomore Payton Walk helped the Crenshaw girls’ basketball team become City Section contenders. Although this was her first year playing varsity, she was co-captain of the team. ... read more »
WNBA Hosts Virtual Draft
April 23, 2020
The WNBA practiced social distancing by hosting the first virtual Draft on Friday, April 17 on ESPN. One of the few athletic events that was not impacted by the COVID-19, the Draft was mainly broadcasted from the houses of league commissioner Cathy Engelbert and the Draftees. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Dominique Allen
April 16, 2020
Initially, senior Dominique Allen intended to only play basketball for Los Angeles High School. During her years there, she decided to compete in track and field and volleyball and developed a fondness for them. ... read more / watch video »
Student Athlete of the Week: Kailyn Watkins
April 2, 2020
Senior guard Kailyn Watkins helped give the Crenshaw Cougars girls basketball team a competitive edge this season. Her contributions helped the Cougars get a 22-7 overall record and a perfect 10-0 record in the Coliseum League. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Josiah Wimberly
March 19, 2020
Frederick K.C. Price school basketball player Josiah Wimberly made major improvements to his game in his senior season. He specialized in defense until his new coach, Chans Smyth demanded more from him. ... read more »
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