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Who’s the Man? Is LeBron James the Real MVP?
Written by Perry Green and Stephen Riley Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 28 May 2015
Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James (left) and Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry (right) It is hard to argue with the 2015 MVP Award selection of Golden State’s Stephen Curry. An incredible regular ... read more >>
Rookie of the year Wiggins on MN: 'I hope I'm here forever'
Written by Associated Press 02 May 2015
Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins holds his trophy at a news conference after he was named NBA basketball Rookie of the Year, Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Minneapolis.   (AP Photo/Jim Mone)   Andrew ... read more >>
Courtney Pruitt Named Alcorn State Women’s Basketball Coach
Written by Special to the NNPA from The Mississippi Link 30 April 2015
Alcorn State University’s search for a new head women’s basketball coach concluded with a seasoned individual with extensive college coaching experience, most recently as the head women’s coach ... read more >>
Spurs edge Clippers 111-107 in pivotal Game 5 on late call
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 29 April 2015
Tim Duncan scored 12 of his 21 points in the second half, and DeAndre Jordan was called for basket interference with 4.3 seconds left as the San Antonio Spurs moved to the brink of the second round with ... read more >>
Rondo finished with Mavs, knee bumps Parsons from playoffs
Written by SCHUYLER DIXON Associated Press 23 April 2015
In this photo taken Tuesday, April 21, 2015, Dallas Mavericks' Rajon Rondo makes his way to bench after being called for a foul against the Houston Rockets during the third quarter of Game 2 in the first ... read more >>
SPARKS DON’T FLY
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 16 January 2014
   Superstar Candice Parker currently does not have a team because the Los Angeles Sparks WNBA basketball team is currently without ownership. The Sparks ownership claimed loses of  $12 million ... read more >>
Collision Returns to Redondo Union
Written by Sentinel Wire Reports 09 January 2014
Collision XVI All Star game, the premier post season attraction for the regions top senior girls and boys from the Los Angeles City Section and CIF Southern Section, will return for the second year to ... read more >>
USC Makes First Points of Season in Watts Student-athletes bring Trojan hoops to 99th Street Elementary
Written by Sentinel Wire Services generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 November 2013
As the USC men's basketball squad gears up for a packed schedule of Division I action, it would be easy to overlook the vertically challenged team they faced recently in Watts, California. Although ... read more >>
Opening Acts New Era Begins for UCLA and USC Basketball
Written by Associated Press 06 November 2013
Kyle Anderson recorded a triple-double with 22 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists to lead No. 22 UCLA past Cal State San Marcos, 109-79, in an exhibition game on Monday Nov. 4. The Bruins finished ... read more >>
Sparks Out of the Playoffs
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Intern 24 September 2013
The Sparks came up short against the Mercury Monday in game 3 of their best-of-three first-round series. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)  It was a single point that kept Candace Parker and the Los Angeles ... read more >>
New Laker Nick Young
Written by Fred Hawthorne, Sentinel Contributing Writer 19 September 2013
Making His Presence Felt New Laker acquisition Nick Young decided to spend the recent 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. speech March on Washington by giving back to the community. Young ... read more >>
Lil Cas Takes ‘The Money Gang’ Out of Drew League Title Bank He pours in 45 points to eliminate the top seed
Written by Fred Hawthorne Sentinel Contributing Writer 15 August 2013
We are just a few weeks removed from the George Zimmerman trial in which the race divide widened with his “Not Guilty” verdict. However, in the heart of  Watts there is an oasis commissioned ... read more >>
VIDEO: Drew League Playoffs: Cheaters2 v Money Gang
Written by Kenneth Fred, generalinfo@lasentinel.net 13 August 2013
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The Drew League showcases the best talent in the world
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 12 June 2013
There are no excuses at the Drew League.  The talent level is so great that everybody has to show up and play hard or get embarrassed.  Photo by Jason Lewis   The Drew League attracts some of ... read more >>
THE COLLECTION OF ELGIN BAYLOR AUCTION WORTHY OF ITS OWN MVP AWARD AT JULIEN’S AUCTIONS BEVERLY HILLS
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 June 2013
Elgin Baylor’s 1971-72 NBA Championship Ring sells for $132,000 along with many other highlights   Elgin Baylor's game worn Lakers warm up jacket sold for $21,250.  Photo courtesy of Julien's Auctions   Elgin ... read more >>
Zen says Jordan better than Bryant
Written by Special to the NNPA from The St. Louis American 23 May 2013
Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan In his new book, co-written with Hugh Delehanty and entitled “Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success,” Phil Jackson breaks down what separated Jordan from Bryant, the ... read more >>
The NBA needs to turn up the Heat for ratings
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 22 May 2013
The NBA Finals without the Heat in it would be a ratings disaster.    Without the star power of LeBron James and the Miami Heat, the NBA is going to be in for a world of hurt when it comes to the ... read more >>
Like Achilles in the Trojan War, Kobe has fallen, will the Lakers recover?
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 April 2013
The pop may have only been felt by Kobe Bryant, but every Laker fan has felt the aftermath.  It is a future of uncertainty.  A future that may not include one of the greatest players ever.  Photo ... read more >>
Facebook message from Kobe Bryant
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 April 2013
Photo by Jeff Lewis    This is such BS! All the training and sacrifice just flew out the window with one step that I've done millions of times! The frustration is unbearable. The anger is rage. Why ... read more >>
Clipper Nation rules Los Angeles!
Written by Robert Gillard, Sentinel Sports Writer 12 April 2013
For this season the Clippers have been better than the Lakers across the board, and with All-Star point guard Chris Paul, they may finally have the best player in Los Angeles.  Photo by Ken Brooks   For ... read more >>
College Basketball: Cinderellas in the Sweet 16; UCLA fires Howland; Gonzaga gets respect but comes up short
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 25 March 2013
Not even the No. 2 recruiting class in the nation, that featured Shabazz Muhammad (left), could save Ben Howland's coaching job.  Photo by The Associated Press     By Jason Lewis Sentinel Sports ... read more >>
Western Conference playoff races are heating up
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 20 March 2013
Blake Griffin had the Clippers in a good position at the top of the Western Conference, and the Jazz also had good footing in the playoffs.  But both teams have struggled as of late and dropped in the ... read more >>
March Madness could be make or break for UCLA’s Howland
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 20 March 2013
An early exit will more than likely be the last straw for UCLA’s head coach.    By Jason Lewis Sentinel Sports Editor jasonl@lasentinel.net   It’s that time of the year that college basketball ... read more >>
Can anybody stop the Heat?
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 20 March 2013
Dwyane Wade is healthy and playing like a super star.  Add LeBron James playing at a MVP type level and Chris Bosh contributing in his role, and the Heat are nearly unbeatable.  Photo by Jeff Lewis   By ... read more >>
Lakers dodged a bullet with Bynum
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 20 March 2013
The 76ers planned to build their team around center Andrew Bynum, but he may never play a game for them.     By Jason Lewis Sentinel Sports Editor jasonl@lasentinel.net    The Lakers held on ... read more >>

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