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.
August 21, 2013 |
Senior point guard Jeremy Lieberman of Calabasas has committed to Wyoming, Coach Jon Palarz said. Eric.email@example.com
April 7, 2014 |
Point guard Kyron Cartwright of Compton has committed to Providence. He previously was a Loyola Marymount signee. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
March 1, 2014 |
BOYS' BASKETBALL SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS DIVISION 5AA Semifinal, Saturday San Gabriel Academy 101, Pacifica Christian 44 DIVISION 5A Semifinal, Saturday Renaissance Academy 52, Orangewood Academy 29
December 5, 2013 |
St. Genevieve improved to 5-0 and won the championship game of the Viewpoint tournament on Thursday with a 46-36 girls' basketball victory over Buckley. Senior Mapu Finau was named tournament MVP. Freshman Alexis Orellana and junior Deanna Gordillo made the all-tournament team. Eric.email@example.com
October 2, 2013 |
Three-on-three street basketball returns to Southern California on Saturday with the Hoop It Up tournament at Pasadena La Salle. Teams for 16-18U, 14-15U and 11-12 U are available. Two-on-team teams for 10U also can compete. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
September 24, 2013 |
One of the strongest basketball tournaments during the last week in November is at Redondo High. The 62nd annual Pac Shores tournament will take place Nov. 25-30. Confirmed teams are Westchester, St. John Bosco, Long Beach Poly, Compton, Mayfair, Calabasas, Pacific Hills, Peninsula, Palos Verdes, Long Beach Millikan, Fremont, Lawndale, Rolling Hills Prep, Campbell Hall, Narbonne and Redondo. Eric.email@example.com