February 17, 2012 |
It looks like that conversation Clippers Coach Vinny Del Negro had with free agent J.R. Smith didn't go that great after all. Smith tweeted Friday that he's joining the New York Knicks, no doubt spurred on by the Knicks' current seven-game winning streak and Jeremy Lin's sudden rise to budding NBA star. Smith, who was being courted by several NBA teams, including the Clippers and Lakers, tweeted , "New York it is!" even though the Knicks say that no deal is in place.
January 9, 2010 |
The season has brought no shortage of challenges for UCLA point guard Jerime Anderson . The sophomore has endured a stubborn groin injury, uneven play and, this week, getting benched. On Friday, Coach Ben Howland said, Anderson missed practice because of symptoms suggesting he has a case of strep throat. So the Bruins go into this afternoon's game at Stanford uncertain about whether they'll have Anderson -- who is taking antibiotics -- as a reserve off the bench. "Hopefully he'll be feeling up for [playing]
February 5, 2010 |
UCLA has a pretty good place among the Pacific 10 Conference's muddled masses . . . first. Of course, first place includes 40% of the conference, with two other teams lurking one game back. But the Bruins walked away from Pauley Pavilion after surviving against Stanford, 77-73, with their fourth victory in five games. "We're just a good team," freshman Tyler Honeycutt said. That may be enough to be dominant in the Pac-10 this season. Trouble is, everyone else can claim that as well.
January 28, 2005 |
Each weekday morning, Coach Russ May arrives shortly after 7 at Los Alamitos High to find Landry Fields waiting at his classroom door. Fields picks up the gym key so he can practice shooting for half an hour before his first-period Spanish class. Because school rules don't allow May to give Fields a copy of the key, other alternatives are under consideration to appease Fields' appetite for practice. "We're going to set up a cot for him," May said.
March 1, 2006
BOYS' BASKETBALL * Landry Fields, Los Alamitos: Scored 31 points in a 74-66 victory over Redlands East Valley in a semifinal of the Southern Section Division I-AA playoffs. BOYS' SOCCER * Aaron Galvan, Arcadia: Scored a goal in the 99th minute of a 1-0 victory over Corona in the semifinals of the Division III playoffs. * For scores and highlights: www.latimes.com/preps
January 7, 2010
UCLA up next AT STANFORD Saturday, 3 p.m., Maples Pavilion, Prime. The Bruins finish their trip to the Bay Area with a game against an opponent that, much like them, is trying to hang around the .500 mark. Senior swingman Landry Fields, a Long Beach native, leads the Cardinal with 23.2 points per game. -- David Wharton