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.email@example.com
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.
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.
March 3, 2014 |
Aaron Holiday, a junior guard at North Hollywood Campbell Hall who's the younger brother of former UCLA and NBA guard Jrue Holiday, has committed to UCLA, his mother, Toya, said Monday. Holiday averaged more than 30 points a game this season for the Vikings, who lost in the Southern Section Division 4A semifinals last week. In his last three playoff games, Holiday scored 36, 39 and 42 points. His sister, Lauren, plays for UCLA's women's team. His commitment is a triumph for new Coach Steve Alford, who had to re-recruit the family after Jrue's experience under former Coach Ben Howland.
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.firstname.lastname@example.org
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