Sports, Ucla, Basketball, Usc
Posted Jan. 15, 2015, 8:38 am
Dave Meyers, a starting forward on UCLA's 1975 NCAA championship team, and the late Alex Hannum, the most valuable player on USC's 1947-48 team, were among the 12-member 2015 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor announced today.
Posted Jan. 13, 2015, 9:36 am
Los Angeles Clippers Coach Doc Rivers was named on Monday as the 2014 Coach of the Year for the Los Angeles region by the Los Angeles Sports Council.
Posted Jan. 9, 2015, 9:38 am
Hoping to capitalize on new star player Derrien King’s signing to Washington State on full scholarship, Santa Monica College Men’s Basketball is celebrating a Pac 12 player on the team.
Posted Dec. 29, 2015, 8:56 am
The Los Angeles Clippers will raise funds for Children's Hospital of Los Angeles' Helping Hands Fund at tonight's game against the Utah Jazz at Staples Center, which has been designated as Dedicated Awareness Night.
Posted Dec. 18, 2014, 10:29 am
Crossroads hosted St. Bernard on Tuesday night in basketball with the Santa Monica players finding the visiting team to be a solid competitor.
Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:01 am
The Los Angeles Clippers will conduct their fourth annual Jewish Heritage Night at tonight's game against the Indiana Pacers at Staples Center, and the team is dubbing the event, "Chanukah with the Clippers."
Posted Dec. 7, 2014, 9:12 am
The Los Angeles Lakers will honor Wilt Chamberlain at tonight's game against the New Orleans Pelicans at Staples Center in connection with the U.S. Postal Service issuing two stamps depicting him.
Posted Dec. 3, 2014, 9:50 am
Registration is underway for the winter season of youth Basketball at the Santa Monica YMCA.
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:01 am
The Los Angeles Lakers will hold a school supplies drive at tonight's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in connection with their annual Chick Hearn Night.
Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 8:49 am
The Los Angeles Lakers will open their season tonight with Byron Scott making his debut as their coach as they face the Houston Rockets at Staples Center.
Posted Oct. 1, 2014, 9:18 am
Individual game tickets for the Los Angeles Lakers 2014-15 regular season will go on sale at 10 am Thursday.
Posted Aug. 27, 2014, 9:32 am
The Santa Monica YMCA Fall 2014 youth basketball league is seeking volunteer coaches and paid game officials.
Posted Jun. 11, 2014, 9:29 am
The Santa Monica YMCA is once again offering a unique summer youth basketball experience with its summer kids pickup league.
Posted Jun. 10, 2014, 9:28 am
Donald Sterling plans to still sue the NBA, according to a statement released by an attorney today.
Posted May. 30, 2014, 12:45 am
Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft, has reportedly won a bidding war to purchase the Los Angeles Clippers from embattled owner Donald Sterling.
Posted Apr. 24, 2014, 7:58 am
The Santa Monica High School athletic department has released details for tryouts for many of its sport programs. Student athletes interested in participating in football and want to try out for the sport, should come out June 30 until August 8.
Posted Apr. 9, 2014, 7:10 am
Some local basketball players were named to the All-CIF Southern Section 2013-14 teams. From the Westside, it was Shanon Volpis from Pacifica Christian. When you have a player like Windward’s Jordin Canada on your side of town, it is easy to get overlooked.
Posted Mar. 12, 2014, 12:57 pm
Up next for the Windward girls basketball team is a run for the state title after demolishing Mater Dei for the CIF-Southern Section Open Division championship game on March 7. It's not too surprising that the Alpha League champs rolled the Monarchs in a 61-46 win.
Posted Feb. 27, 2014, 6:19 am
Hopes for Santa Monica High to repeat as CIF boys basketball champs were abruptly dashed by a visiting Rancho Cucamonga team on Tuesday, Feb. 25. Rancho Cucamonga took the lead in all four quarters to roll to a 74-56 CIF-SS Division 1AA win against Samohi.
Posted Feb. 26, 2014, 5:06 am
The Crossroads boys basketball team had a good run this season. But that season is now officially over. The Roadrunners went through a tough shooting stretch in the third quarter and that proved to be the team's detriment in a 60-52 CIF-SS Division 4A quarterfinal loss to Windward at home on Tuesday night.
Posted Feb. 24, 2014, 6:46 am
The Crossroads boys basketball team took care of business against Providence to move on to the quarterfinal round of the CIF-Southern Section 4A playoffs. The Roadrunners were in a tight squeeze in this contest, pulling out a narrow 60-52 win Friday night.
Posted Feb. 24, 2014, 5:55 am
Samohi senior Matt Tapia made a bit of school history when he tossed in a “buzzer beater” basket in the final second’s of the Vikings' 76-45 first round playoff win against Montebello. In the last five minutes of the game, a roar came up from the stands as the student body loudly chanted: “ We Want Matt, We Want Matt.”
Posted Feb. 21, 2014, 7:32 am
The Crossroads boys basketball team hit the road against Providence in the second round of the CIF Division 4A playoffs with game time scheduled for 7 p.m tonight. Crossroads advanced after the first round win against Sage Hill.
Sports, Samohi, Crossroads, Soccer, Basketball, Santa Monica, New Roads School, Pacifica Christian, St. Monica High School
Posted Feb. 19, 2014, 2:31 am
It's showtime for the local schools engaging in the postseason. The real season is here. And its time to get this party started as some would say. Boys and girls basketball teams are in play this week, beginning tonight.
Posted Feb. 17, 2014, 6:52 am
The St. Monica boys' basketball team will play Crean Lutheran in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 4A playoffs. The Mariners will host Crean Lutheran, which plays out of the Academy League, this Wednesday.