November 15, 2013 |
On ESPNU's recruiting special on Friday afternoon, Stanley Johnson of Santa Ana Mater Dei confirmed that he will attend Arizona in the fall. The 6-foot-7 Johnson, last season's player of the year by The Times, held up a pair of Arizona shoes to let viewers know his school of choice. Arizona continues to pull away top players from Southern California. Loyola point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright is also expected to sign with the Wildcats. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
January 5, 2014 |
Monday is freedom day for winter transfer athletes who have been sitting out the past month of the season, and there's going to be some big-time impact players in basketball. Brayden Lenius, who moved to West Hills Chaminade from Canada, becomes eligible. He already showed the type of athlete he is in football, emerging as a college prospect at receiver in helping the Eagles win the CIF state championship Division II bowl game. He can jump and dunk with the best, and adding athleticism to the Eagles lineup will only help a team that has four transfer students on its roster.
April 4, 2012 |
The play was designed for Kobe Bryant. The Lakers had squandered a 17-point lead over New Jersey and held only a one-point advantage at 88-87 with 10 seconds remaining. Matt Barnes delivered the ball to the team's star. Bryant, coming off of a screen, shot a 26-foot three-pointer, which bounced seven times on the rim before falling through the net, allowing an anxious Staples Center crowd to celebrate instead of reel over what otherwise could have been an inconceivable loss.
February 23, 2013 |
Kobe Bryant has one more year left on his contract after this season. While he hasn't said outright if he'll continue his career beyond the 2013-14 season, he did talk about life after basketball Friday night. "I think finding the area before you retire ... I think that's really the biggest challenge for any athlete is to find something that you really want to do," said Bryant. "A lot of us wait until the last year until you retire trying to figure that out, then it takes five or whatever years and some never figure it out. " Bryant is currently in his 17th season.
April 12, 2012 |
Name; Pos.; Ht.; Wt.; Previous school; Comment Jordan Adams; SG; 6-5; 205; Mouth of Wilson (Va.) Oak Hill Academy; One of the top perimeter shooting prospects in the country should boost Bruins' three-point accuracy. Kyle Anderson; PG; 6-8; 215; Jersey City (N.J.) St. Anthony; A versatile talent who can play the one to the four but will probably utilize exceptional basketball IQ as starting point guard. *Larry Drew II; PG; 6-2; 180; North Carolina; Played two full seasons and part of a third for Tar Heels.
April 23, 2014 |
Standout 6-foot-2 junior guard Kennedy Burke of Chatsworth Sierra Canyon has committed to UCLA. She led Sierra Canyon to the state Division IV championship. Eric.email@example.com
September 4, 2013 |
Standout senior point guard Robert Cartwright from Flintridge Prep has committed to Stanford. He was admitted to school on Wednesday and immediately committed. Cartwright was one of the top point guards on the West Coast based on his spring and summer play. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
August 22, 2013 |
Highly regarded incoming freshman point guard Spencer Freedman still hasn't decided where he'll be attending school this fall. He is considering Santa Monica, St. Monica and Mater Dei. But he also could end up studying in Europe and delay his first year of high school. He was a standout on the Maccabiah youth team this summer in Israel. Eric.email@example.com
August 21, 2013 |
Senior point guard Jeremy Lieberman of Calabasas has committed to Wyoming, Coach Jon Palarz said. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org