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Bryant, Wade lead Olympic team selections
Written by Associated Press 26 June 2008
Former Dominguez standout Prince also makes roster CHICAGO (AP) - MVP Kobe Bryant will be heading to his first Olympics, and he’ll have LeBron James and Dwyane Wade with him. They will lead a ... read more >>
Exploring Their European Options
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 26 June 2008
EYES ON 3: Arizona recruit Brandon Jennings, center, might choose to play in Europe if his SAT scores, due out today, deem him academically ineligible and his decision could influence USC signee DeMar ... read more >>
Lakers’ Newble Speaks Out Against Darfur Conflict
Written by Associated Press 19 June 2008
The children drew pictures of women with babies being shot in the back by soldiers, of helicopters and planes dropping bombs Those pictures and the faces of the children who drew them remain sharp in ... read more >>
He’s Piercing The Lakers’ Hearts
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 June 2008
 BITTERSWEET HOMECOMING: Paul Pierce, right, grew up rooting for the Lakers but now they stand in his way of an NBA Championship with Boston as Game 4 of the Finals kicks off tonight. It wasn’t ... read more >>
Just What Doc Ordered
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 05 June 2008
These aren’t the same old Celtics and Lakers I’m sure by now that you have read all of the historical storylines, and you have obviously witnessed on television and heard on radio all of ... read more >>
It’s Over! Who’s Next?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 29 May 2008
The Lakers will play the Spurs in game five of the NBA Western Conference Finals at Staples Center on Thursday May 29, but their coronation as the best in the west was already confirmed with their thumping ... read more >>
Lakers Give Us Something to Cheer About Again
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 22 May 2008
It’s not Magic or Kareem or Coop or Worthy, but to millions of Los Angeles residents who are struggling with escalating gasoline prices, daily traffic congestion and more importantly dwindling ... read more >>
Mayo Saga is Sordid Tale of Gutless Disloyalty
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 15 May 2008
It unfolded on a four-letter network, which has no competition, a monopoly of sorts, on Mothers Day Sunday. By Monday, it had grown new legs and by Tuesday, it had mushroomed into an NCAA investigation ... read more >>
Finally!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 May 2008
Kobe Bryant Earns First M.V.P. Award These are just some of the phrases that fans across Los Angeles are saying now that Kobe Bryant has his long-awaited Most Valuable Player trophy and when he raised ... read more >>
Former Morningside Star Named NBA Top Coach
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 01 May 2008
Former Morningside High School basketball star Byron Scott grew up in Inglewood and just wanted to be a star player, but this week the former Arizona State standout proved that he is also an elite coach ... read more >>
The Greatest Ever? Jordan vs. Kobe
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 01 May 2008
The Question? What exactly defines being the greatest player ever to play the game of basketball? Is it being the best team player ever, or is it winning the championship and being considered the ... read more >>
How Do You Like Us Now?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 17 April 2008
STANDING ON TOP: The Lakers will open their postseason push this weekend as the favorite to come out of the West as Kobe Bryant went from preseason pariah to the favorite to the frontrunner for Most Valuable ... read more >>
Collision Hoops Jam Takes Flight This Weekend
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 10 April 2008
After months of hype and anticipation, the 10th edition of the Collision Scholastic Hoops Jam will finally go down this weekend at Ocean View High School in Huntington Beach. On Friday, two of the ... read more >>
Lil’ Romeo’s Scholarship to USC is a Perfect L.A. Story
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 March 2008
Lil’ Romeo’s Scholarship to USC is a Perfect L.A. Story involving a music mogul, a child TV star and basketball Romeo Miller is a 5-foot-10 point guard with a bad knee. He has never played ... read more >>
Pac-10 Tournament Is Final Test Before Big Dance
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 13 March 2008
The final exam of the second trimester of the college season begins today for No. 2 UCLA and USC as they begin their run today in the Pacific 10 Conference tournament. STAR STUDENT: Sophomore guard Russell ... read more >>
Bruins, Trojans advance in Pac-10 Tournament
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 13 March 2008
Bruins, Trojans advance in Pac-10 Tournament It will be third meeting of the year after they defeat Cal, Arizona St. in quarterfinals. It was fitting that the Cal cheerleaders danced to the hit ... read more >>
JUCO Report: El Camino Makes First Playoff Appearance in Over a Decade?
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 February 2008
It's been over 10 years since El Camino College has had a playoff basketball team and it's been 20 years since they've had a 20-win season. But those dubious streaks ended as the Warriors ... read more >>
City Boys Basketball Semis To Be Held at Galen Center
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 21 February 2008
Friday Night Lights usually refers to high school football, but this week, it will takes on new meaning at the Galen Center at USC. The City Section announced Wednesday that the boys basketball ... read more >>
Seven California products to play in McDonald's All-American Game
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 February 2008
Drew, Derozan, Dixon lead So. Cal contingency along with former Dominguez star Jennings in March 26 showcase Six of the brightest California high school ballplayers will be traveling to Milwaukee in ... read more >>
Ariza Arrives and the Lakers Rise in West
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 20 December 2007
Former Westchester star may have found home at last Just one look at Trevor Ariza on a basketball court and it becomes evident quite quickly. He has long flexible arms, gliding range of motion and ... read more >>
Lakers Announce Partnership With East West Bank
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 22 November 2007
The Los Angeles Lakers announced today that East West Bank is a new sponsor for the 2007-08 season. With the new sponsorship, each Lakers regular season and playoff home game Tip-Off will be “Brought ... read more >>
Lakers' Crittenton Adjusts to New Surroundings
Written by Jeff Skibiski, Lakers.com 22 November 2007
When former Georgia Tech star Javaris Crittenton walked off the court last March after losing to UNLV in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, he looked up above for guidance, knowing that the most ... read more >>
Lakers Extend Bynum and Farmar Contracts
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 08 November 2007
EL SEGUNDO - The Los Angeles Lakers have exercised a fourth year contract option on Andrew Bynum, it was announced today. Additionally, the team has also picked up the third year contract option ... read more >>
Off-Season Troubles Can't Stop Rutgers' Recruitment
Written by Richard Kent, (BlackAthlete.net) 08 November 2007
CONNECTICUT - Things weren’t looking too good on the Banks Of The Old Raritan. UConn and Tennessee were bringing in the big recruits. Star recruiter Jolette Law had left the program to take over ... read more >>
UCLA to Set Sail with Shipp; Gibson and Mayo Key to USC Success
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 08 November 2007
UCLA has seen their last two seasons end at the Final Four, but each time, they left empty-handed at the hands of Florida. This year, the Bruins are once again favored to reach college basketball’s ... read more >>

 

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