| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:22 PM
When Mike Brown was hired as Lakers coach two years ago, he brought his teenage son, Elijah, with him from Cleveland.
In 2013, it's Elijah making the headlines in Los Angeles, becoming one of the best high school basketball players in Southern...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 6:56 PM
When it comes to girls' basketball, all signs point toward Saturday's CIF Southern California Open Division championship game between Los Angeles Windward (31-0) and Santa Ana Mater Dei (30-1) as being the game of the year.
The 6 p.m. showdown is one of...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 10:59 PM
Humbled, if not humiliated, when it trailed by 17 points in the Southern Section Division 1AA championship game two weeks ago, Santa Ana Mater Dei showed the kind of toughness and resolve on Saturday night that usually leads to a state championship....
| Mar 17, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Herman Nash is his name, and the 44-year-old former Manual Arts running back has earned a special place in the history of West Hollywood Pacific Hills basketball.
He took over running the team on the night of March 2, after Pacific Hills defeated...
| Feb 22, 2013
There's something inspiring about choosing a school for academic reasons, then not abandoning it when you become a star athlete and others try to lure you away with visions of grandeur.
Robert Cartwright is a junior point guard at La Canada Flintridge...
| Mar 4, 2013
The California Interscholastic Federation released its state basketball playoff pairings Sunday night, and let's just say a public relations disaster is brewing regarding its new Open Division selection process.
"It's terrible. It's ridiculous," said...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Sitting at the top level of the gymnasium bleachers, Harvey Mason Jr. leaves no doubt about his joy as a father watching his son, Trey, play basketball for Los Angeles Loyola.
Yes, he has been nominated for Grammy Awards, is recognized as one of the...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 4:30 PM
In its never-ending quest for more money and more TV exposure, the Pac-12 Conference is taking dead aim at something that used to be considered unfathomable — playing college football on Friday nights.
The commissioner, Larry Scott, gave ample...
| May 14, 2013
| 10:16 PM
On a sunny Tuesday afternoon on a cluttered street in Gardena, some very big and skilled athletes are hanging out on a concrete basketball court, bouncing around underneath rusted backboards and chain nets, acting out a typical inner-city scene, with...
| Mar 22, 2013
SACRAMENTO — Get ready for real star power on display this weekend at the CIF state basketball championships at Sleep Train Arena.
There's no LeBron and no Kobe, but there's Aaron, Stanley, Jordan and Jordin.
Aaron Gordon of San Jose Archbishop...
| Mar 25, 2013
The final buzzer of the final game of the high school basketball season has finally sounded, and that means it's time to look back and look ahead.
To end the season with the state's two best players, 6-foot-7 Stanley Johnson of Santa Ana Mater Dei and 6-...