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April 4, 2012 | By Melissa Rohlin
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.
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SPORTS
March 7, 2011 | Jerry Crowe
Harold Miner pulls up in a black Cadillac Escalade, rolls down a window and extends his right hand to greet a visitor. Later, the publicity-shy former USC basketball All-American is friendly and engaging. He shows no sign of discomfort as he recalls the pain of failed expectations and explains why he has mostly strayed from the public eye since his surprisingly unremarkable NBA career short-circuited 15 years ago. Smiling and laughing easily, he appears thoroughly at ease. This is a recluse?
SPORTS
April 12, 2012 | By Ben Bolch
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.
SPORTS
August 21, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Senior point guard Jeremy Lieberman of Calabasas has committed to Wyoming, Coach Jon Palarz said. Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
SPORTS
September 4, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 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.sondheimer@latimes.com  
SPORTS
March 1, 2014 | By Eric Maddy
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
SPORTS
December 5, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 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.sondheimer@latimes.com  
SPORTS
October 2, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 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.sondheimer@latimes.com  
SPORTS
March 29, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
The coaches at Chatsworth Sierra Canyon can't say enough good things about 6-foot-4 eighth-grader Cassius Stanley. "He's the best eighth-grade athlete I've seen," football Coach Jon Ellinghouse said. Stanley is considered a top basketball player, but he also plays football and baseball. The big question is whether he'll stay at Sierra Canyon for his freshman year or enroll at another high school. He's in Sacramento cheering on the girls' basketball team to an expected Division IV state title.
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