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US loses to France 83-76, 25-game Olympic win streak ends
July 25, 2021
The U.S. missed its final nine shots, five of them coming in a 21-second span in the final minute shortly after Fournier — who led all scorers with 28 points — made the go-ahead 3-pointer. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jay’len Carter
July 15, 2021
Recent Manual Arts graduate Jay’len Carter was named valedictorian of his class, but it came with a price. He had to forego competing in basketball for his senior season as the high school did not allow the team to play after LAUSD allowed schools to have sporting events. ... read more »
WATCH: Nate Robinson Shares Amazing Stories About His Early League Days! Buckets & Breakdowns Ep 1
June 22, 2021
Nate Robinson shares some amazing stories of his high school days in Seattle, his early days in the league and also gives away some of his on court secrets in the first episode of Buckets & Breakdowns! ... read more / watch video »
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View Park Wins Aspen Institute Award
June 17, 2021
View Park high school recently became the National Winner of the Aspen Institute’s Reimagining School Sports in America Initiative, earning a $20,000 grant meant to help them pursue their athletic endeavors. ... read more »
Serra Boys Basketball is Dedicated to Competing
June 3, 2021
The team has a 11-10 overall record and a 3-5 Del Ray League record. The Del Ray league houses several contending programs, including St. Bernard, a team that is ranked at 39th place in California. Serra junior point guard Jeremy Dent-Smith noted how playing a league game is like competing in the playoffs. ... read more »
Anthony Davis Injured in Lakers’ Loss; Series Tied 2-2
May 31, 2021
An update on Anthony Davis' condition is expected this afternoon, one day after a strained groin sidelined the eight-time all-star forward for the second half of the Lakers' 100-92 loss to the Phoenix Suns. ... read more »
Crenshaw Secure Challenging Wins, Remain Perfect
May 23, 2021
The Crenshaw girls’ and boys’ basketball teams are excelling through the unprecedented 2020-2021 season. Both teams carry a perfect overall record, the girls at 4-0 and the boys at 3-0 overall, as of May 23. ... read more »
L.A. Sparks Bring Ambitious Energy into Training Camp
April 30, 2021
With the first week of training camp in the books, the Los Angeles Sparks are excited about the upcoming season. The new roster is packed with 15 players who quickly established a competitive environment. ... read more »
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So Cal Legends: Violet Palmer
April 29, 2021
Violet Palmer has historical success as a basketball player and as a referee. She was born and raised in Compton, CA and started playing basketball at five years old. ... read more »
Gonzaga Hits Miraculous Shot to Defeat UCLA in Final Four Showdown
April 4, 2021
The UCLA Bruins was the biggest challenge to the Gonzaga Bulldogs, almost tarnishing their undefeated record. Their Final Four bout went into overtime where freshman guard Jalen Suggs sank a three-point shot from half court to win the game. ... read more »
SoCal Legends: Paul Pierce
April 1, 2021
Paul Pierce, also known as “The Truth,” built a prominent basketball career by matching his talent with a strong work ethic. Born in Oakland and raised in Inglewood, CA, Pierce took an interest to basketball from watching the Showtime Lakers battle the Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals. ... read more »
NBA Draft 2021 Presented by State Farm To Take Place On July 29
March 31, 2021
ESPN and ABC to Televise First Round of NBA Draft; ESPN to Air Second Round. Microsoft Surface NBA Draft Combine 2021 Scheduled to Be Held June 21-27. NBA Draft Lottery 2021 Presented by State Farm® to Take Place on June 22 – ... read more »
Shaka Smart leaves Texas to take over Marquette’s program
March 27, 2021
After a frustrating six-year stint at Texas in which he never quite lived up to lofty expectations, Shaka Smart is returning to his home state and starting over at Marquette. ... read more »
Lakers Battle on Both Ends to Defeat Cavaliers
March 27, 2021
The Los Angeles Lakers flaunted their league-pacing defense to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 100-86. The reigning champions held Cleveland to 35 points in the second half. ... read more »
Lakers Legend Elgin Baylor Passes Away
March 25, 2021
Legendary basketball player Elgin Baylor passed away from natural causes on March 22, he was 86 years old. His acrobatic style of play impacted several NBA greats that came after him. His talents saved the Lakers franchise from bankruptcy, allowing them to move to Los Angeles in 1960. ... read more »
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