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December 18, 1990 | MIKE DiGIOVANNA
Let the game come to you. Cal State Fullerton basketball Coach John Sneed preaches this to all his players. It's a vague cliche that means players shouldn't try to do too much; they shouldn't try to create baskets when scoring opportunities aren't there. For the first two weeks of the season, the game came to and went right past Titan forward J.D. Green.
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December 18, 1990 | MIKE DiGIOVANNA
Let the game come to you. Cal State Fullerton basketball Coach John Sneed preaches this to all his players. It's a vague cliche that means players shouldn't try to do too much; they shouldn't try to create baskets when scoring opportunities aren't there. For the first two weeks of the season, the game came to and went right past Titan forward J.D. Green.
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November 3, 1986
J. D. Green, a 6-foot 5 1/2-inch forward who averaged 18 points and 8 rebounds a game last season for Fairfax High School, has made a verbal commitment to play basketball for Southern Methodist. Green, whose Fairfax team will be one of the top schools in the City this year, also visited DePaul and Washington.
SPORTS
April 11, 1987
Kevin Franklin of Woodland Hills Taft High School hit an 18-foot jumper with six seconds left to give the City a 107-106 win over the Southern Section in the fourth annual Southern California high school all-star basketball game Friday night at Cal State Dominguez Hills. J.D. Green of Fairfax led the City with 18 points.
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April 3, 1987
The seventh annual Lions' high school all-star basketball games will be played tonight at Cal State Dominguez Hills, beginning with the girls' game at 6:30. The boys' North-South meeting is scheduled for 8:30. The North team includes David Whitmore of Playa del Rey St. Bernard, J.D. Green of Fairfax, City scoring champion Kevin Franklin of Woodland Hills Taft, and Danny Price and Trane Hunter of Santa Monica. Doug Gehr of Rolling Hills, Richard Holt of Carson, Ronnie Gipson of L.A.
SPORTS
December 10, 1986 | ANDY MEYERS
Few people expected El Camino Real High to have much of a chance against Fairfax, which last week routed defending City champion Crenshaw. Few people expect any team to have much of a chance against the Lions. Ranked No. 8 in the nation by USA Today, Fairfax High lived up to its reputation, defeating El Camino Real, 103-48, on Tuesday in a Valley 4-A League game. Fairfax (5-0) was led by J.D. Green, a 6-8 forward who scored 28 points and had 11 rebounds. "J.D.
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February 21, 1993 | SEAN WATERS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For 45 years, the City Section has crowned basketball champions through a playoff system that provides high school players with the opportunity to become local legends. Willie (The Whale) Naulls of San Pedro and Billy (The Hill) McGill of Jefferson were two of the most famous players of the 1950s. (Jumpin') Joe Caldwell of Fremont and former UCLA stars Gail Goodrich of Poly, Curtis Rowe of Fremont, and Greg Lee of Reseda were '60s standouts. Crenshaw won its second title in 1973 with Dorsey transfer Marques Johnson, who later starred at UCLA and in the NBA. In 1980, Darryl Strawberry was a starting forward for Crenshaw while Dodger teammate Eric Davis played basketball for Fremont.
SPORTS
January 19, 1991 | MIKE DiGIOVANNA
Cal State Fullerton reserve center Ron Caldwell was suspended from the team indefinitely because he has missed several practices in recent weeks, Coach John Sneed said Friday. The 6-foot-8 senior is Fullerton's fourth-leading scorer (9-point average) and rebounder (5.5). But his playing time has slipped considerably since he suffered a rib-cage injury in the Fresno State game Jan. 2. Caldwell said he was "puzzled" by his lack of playing time. Reserve forward J.D.
SPORTS
February 4, 1987
Fairfax High, the best team in the state, alternated its best three players--Sean Higgins (6-9), Chris Mills (6-7) and J. D. Green (6-7)--against Taft's Kevin Franklin last Friday. Although Taft lost, 74-63, Franklin (6-3 1/2) scored a season-high 41 points in, around and over the faces of the taller Lions. Franklin, who is shooting 62% this season, made 14 of 24 shots and 13 of 15 free throws. "It felt good," Franklin said, "especially coming against Sean, J.D. and Chris."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 17, 1986 | Times staff writers Ray Perez, Barry S. Surman and Mark Landsbaum compiled the Week in Review stories
Inmates used telephones at the Orange County Jail to make bomb threats, charge long-distance calls to the county and gain freedom for fellow inmates by impersonating corrections officials, a jail official testified in federal court. Such problems have been reduced, Sheriff's Sgt. J. D. Green testified, since the jail switched four years ago to restricted phones, from which only collect and credit card calls can be made.
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