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Lakers Drop The Ball: Dodgers Pick It Up
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 01 November 2007
The Lakers began their basketball season on arguably one of the most historical nights in Los Angeles sports history, Tuesday Oct. 30.While the swirling rumor mill speculated on whether or not star ... read more >>
The Heartbreak Kids
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 25 October 2007
After years of infamy playing in the dusty old Sports Arena, the Clippers owner Donald T. Sterling tinkered with the thought of moving his franchise to Orange County to escape the shadows of the fabled ... read more >>
Hoop Dreams Still Alive For Currie
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 25 October 2007
Bryan Currie had a dream of playing in the NBA since he was a child and it seemed like he was on the road to making it happen. In the spring of 2005, after transferring from Leuzinger, Currie won a state ... read more >>
Sparks, Partner for Cancer Research
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 25 October 2007
The Los Angeles Sparks will partner with Cedars-Sinai Women’s Cancer Research Institute for the 2007 “Run for Her” 5K Run and Friendship Walk Sunday, Nov. 11, it was announced.The third ... read more >>
It's Not a Matter of IF but WHEN Will Kobe Be Traded
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 18 October 2007
The relationship between Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers has come to a head and it’s possible that Bryant may not even start the season with the only franchise he’s played for during ... read more >>
Odom Hopes To Finish Career As Laker Despite Trade Talk
Written by JOHN NADEL AP Sports Writer 11 October 2007
HONOLULU - Lamar Odom did his best to ignore the offseason trade talk.There was no way, because it never went away.The versatile 6-foot-10 forward, who has shown an ability to play everywhere on the ... read more >>
Heeeere's KOBE!
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 04 October 2007
Training camp begins as Bryant returns for perhaps his last season as a Laker You didn’t have to be at Lakers media day to realize how much Kobe Bryant wants to be the center of attention and ... read more >>
'The Difference' Lands at Fairfax
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 06 September 2007
“The Difference” is wearing a striped polo shirt and a pair of blue jean short. Sitting right next to him is his father, equally casual sporting a blue and white L.A. baseball cap. Both are ... read more >>
Charity Starts At Home
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 09 August 2007
The LA STARS Celebrity/NBA All-Star Weekend drew to a close Sunday night at USC's Galen Center but there was no doubt who was at the center of attention.Baron Davis and Paul Pierce played gracious hosts ... read more >>
NBA Vegas Summer League Wrap-Up
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 19 July 2007
For all of the rookies and undrafted free agents, summer school was in session last week in front of team executives and personnel. The NBA Las Vegas Summer League ended last weekend and amidst the hype ... read more >>
Fisher Returns To The Lakers
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 19 July 2007
He signs reported three-year deal for $14 MillionThe Lakers have gone to their past in hopes that it will help solidify their immediate future in the backcourt.Point guard Derek Fisher, who played an ... read more >>
Poly Wins Classic
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 06 July 2007
The boys’ basketball team at Long Beach Poly probably ranks fourth in importance behind their football, track and girls’ basketball programs, but after winning the Nike Fairfax Summer Basketball ... read more >>
Prep Players React to Kobe Fiasco
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 05 July 2007
With the Kobe Bryant fiasco dominating the summer sports scene in L.A., everybody has an opinion and even if you don't have a hidden camera, people definitely have things to tell the Lakers superstar.At ... read more >>
Theus hired as Sacramento Kings Coach
Written by Associated Press 27 June 2007
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Reggie Theus scored the first basket in the history of the Sacramento Kings nearly 22 years ago — and the club has put the ball back in his hands.Kings owners Joe and Gavin ... read more >>
Lakers "Mess" Has Bryant "Furious"
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 31 May 2007
Saying the Lakers used him as a “scapegoat” for the Shaquille O’Neal saga and also declaring that he “now has some serious trust issues [with the organization]” superstar ... read more >>
The Lakers Should Fire Phil Jackson
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 03 May 2007
As Kobe Bryant walked off the Staples Center court for the last time this season [assuming the Lakers lost in Phoenix on Wednesday] with his head bowed and uniform soaked and heading into the darkness ... read more >>
Sparks' Lisa Leslie Signs Multi-Year Contract
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 03 May 2007
EL SEGUNDO- Los Angeles Sparks' center and three-time WNBA MVP Lisa Leslie has signed a multi-year contract, it was announced by General Manager Penny Toler. Per team policy, terms of the deal were ... read more >>
Lakers Phil Sun Burn
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 25 April 2007
The Lakers are not on the brink of elimination in their best of seven first round series against the hated Phoenix Suns, just close to it as while fans hold their collective breath in wake of another ... read more >>
Kobe powers the Lakers into NBA Playoffs
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 18 April 2007
Lakers fans are eternal optimist. They believe the Lakers will always have a chance to win the championship as long as they get into the NBA playoffs.It doesn't matter who you talk to the majority ... read more >>
Rutgers Women Basketball: Best of America Team of eight young Blacks reflect nation's values
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 April 2007
Hailing her women's NCAA national championship team as "the best the nation has to offer," and certifying them as young ladies of distinction, class and God's representatives in every ... read more >>
Basket Cases
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 11 April 2007
One is storied franchise dripping with purple and gold championship banners and another is a sour organization stained in brutal futility and beaming light of yester year now only a faintly lit candle.With ... read more >>
Compton Kid Leads UCLA to NCAA Final Four
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 28 March 2007
When UCLA star guard Arron Afflalo was a 10-year-old youth, he was a stand-outbasketball player for Issy Washington’s Slam-N-Jam Development Leaguein Carson. Washington was one of the first to recognize ... read more >>
Three Blacks Stay Alive
Written by By Kenneth Miller, Sentinel Sports Editor 22 March 2007
As the NCAA men's tournament field was trimmed to 16 so to were the number of African American coaches which went from 15 to just three after the first two rounds of March Madness. It is no surprise ... read more >>
For Blacks It's A Swish
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 14 March 2007
There will only be 15 African American head coaches on theside lines when the 64 team field NCAA men’s basketball tournament begins onMarch 15 to decide which school will wear the coveted National ... read more >>

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