The Times’ 2023-24 All-Star boys’ basketball team

Sophomore Alijah Arenas of Chatsworth pulls up for a jump shot against Monterey in the Division IV state championship game.
Sophomore Alijah Arenas of Chatsworth set a Division IV state championship game record with 44 points in his team’s loss to Monterey.
(Greg Stein)

A look at the Los Angeles Times’ All-Star boys’ basketball team for the 2023-24 season.

Trent Perry, Harvard-Westlake, 6-4, Sr. The USC commit led the Wolverines (33-3) to Southern Section and state Open Division championships, averaging 18 points, six rebounds and six assists.

Jason Crowe Jr., Lynwood, 6-3, So. He averaged 37.4 points as a 15-year-old while continuing to develop strength and skills.

Brandon McCoy, St. John Bosco, 6-4, So. He averaged 18.5 points and 7.6 rebounds in helping the Braves win the state Division I championship.

Aidan Fowler, JSerra, 5-10, Sr. He averaged 17.9 points and 4.5 assists as the Trinity League’s most consistent offensive scoring threat.


Mercy Miller, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame, 6-4, Sr. The Houston commit averaged 30 points and 10 rebounds in a spectacular season that led the Knights to the Southern Section Division I title.

Alijah Arenas, Chatsworth, 6-6, So. He averaged 33 points, with a high of 53 in the regional playoffs and a record 44 in the Division IV state final. He scored 40 or more six times and was named co-City Section player of the year.

Gavin Hightower, Windward, 6-0, Jr. The point guard and Gold Coast League most valuable player averaged 16 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for the 29-5 Wildcats.

Eric Freeny, Corona Centennial, 6-4, Sr. The UCLA commit averaged 19 points and 8.5 rebounds while shooting 52% from the field.

Brayden Burries, Eastvale Roosevelt, 6-5, Jr. Led the Mustangs to the Big VIII League championship and runner-up spot in the Southern Section Open Division playoffs, averaging 24.8 points and 7.9 rebounds.

Tyrone Riley, St. Pius X-St. Matthias, 6-6, Sr. The San Francisco commit averaged 22.2 points and 9.2 rebounds for the Del Rey League champions.

Harvard-Westlake’s Trent Perry and Etiwanda’s Kennedy Smith headline the Los Angeles Times’ 2023-24 all-star boys’ and girls’ basketball teams. Here’s complete coverage.

March 17, 2024