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VIDEO: Lonzo Ball debuts ‘ZO2’ signature shoe from Big Baller Brand

After recent reports stating big-time sporting brands like Nike, Under Armour and Adidas decided to pass on endorsing NBA-bound Lonzo Ball, he's debuting his own shoe via Big Baller Brand. SLAM Magazine created a debut video to help Ball launch his own signature shoe:

By | May 4th, 2017|Basketball|Comments Off on VIDEO: Lonzo Ball debuts ‘ZO2’ signature shoe from Big Baller Brand

Nike, Under Armour, Adidas pass on Lonzo Ball for endorsement deal

NBA-bound Lonzo Ball, formerly of Chino Hills and UCLA, will have to look elsewhere for a shoe deal, according to ESPN senior writer Darren Rovell. Rovell reported that Nike, Under Armour and Adidas have all decided to pass on endorsing the sure-to-be lottery pick in the upcoming NBA Draft after father LaVar Ball told ESPN [...]

By | April 28th, 2017|Basketball, VIDEO|Comments Off on Nike, Under Armour, Adidas pass on Lonzo Ball for endorsement deal

Chino Hills and boys basketball coach Stephan Gilling appear to have parted ways

A 30-3 record, a Baseline League title, a berth in the prestigious CIF Southern Section Open Division semifinals and a Top 20 national ranking would constitute a successful season for most schools. But when the team was 35-0 and the No. 1 team in everyone’s national poll the previous year, maybe not. Chino Hills High [...]

By | April 27th, 2017|Basketball|Comments Off on Chino Hills and boys basketball coach Stephan Gilling appear to have parted ways

Marvin Bagley, Ethan Thompson, LiAngelo Ball in USA Today All-USA California team

Are we surprised? Don't think so. Sierra Canyon's Marvin Bagley III was named USA Today's California boys basketball Player of the Year for the 2016-17 season. Bagley, was also included in USA Today's All-USA team in March, which spans across the nation. The 6-foot-10 junior was also named our L.A. Daily News Player of the Year. Read [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Basketball, VIDEO|Comments Off on Marvin Bagley, Ethan Thompson, LiAngelo Ball in USA Today All-USA California team

2016 SCPL Coach of the Year Jeff Sink entering final season, retiring

Jeff Sink confirmed Tuesday that the 2017-18 season will be his final one coaching the Brea Olinda girls basketball team. Sink, who will turn 66 on Saturday, has coached the Ladycats to 10 CIF-Southern Section championships and five state titles. Sink was also the recipient for SoCal Prep Legends Coach of the Year in 2016 [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|Basketball|Comments Off on 2016 SCPL Coach of the Year Jeff Sink entering final season, retiring

Sierra Canyon boys basketball head coach Ty Nichols resigns

Sierra Canyon announced Monday that head boys basketball coach Ty Nichols would be resigning to pursue other endeavors, a surprising decision given that Nichols stated in March he would remain as coach.. FULL STORY Stay tuned, more to come.. Per several sources, Andre Chevalier will be the new head boys basketball coach at Sierra Canyon. [...]

By | April 17th, 2017|Basketball|Comments Off on Sierra Canyon boys basketball head coach Ty Nichols resigns

Redlands East Valley’s Kim Aiken Jr. looks back on his journey

A car ride changed everything. The last memory Kim Aiken Jr. has of his childhood home in Long Beach is leaving it to climb into the car with his father, Kim Aiken Sr., and his older brother, Deshawn Aiken. As was common for the then sixth-grader, Kim Jr. fell asleep as his father steered the [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|Basketball, VIDEO|Comments Off on Redlands East Valley’s Kim Aiken Jr. looks back on his journey

Bishop Montgomery wins CIF State Open Division title

SACRAMENTO >> It took about four minutes for Bishop Montgomery’s student section to reach peak cheering form. At the 3:54 mark of the first quarter against Woodcreek on Saturday, Bishop Montgomery’s Ethan Thompson effortlessly slipped through the Woodcreek defense and slammed a two-handed dunk in transition. “It’s too easy!” chanted the Bishop Montgomery student section, [...]

By | March 26th, 2017|Basketball|Comments Off on Bishop Montgomery wins CIF State Open Division title

Rolling Hills Prep boys win first CIF State title

SACRAMENTO >> Rolling Hills Prep’s Harvey Kitani has the winning formula. The secret is bagels. Kitani won his third CIF State title Friday, coaching Rolling Hills Prep to a 47-46 win over Watsonville’s St. Francis in the Division V championship in Sacramento’s Golden 1 Center. Kitani added Friday’s championship to his two he won with [...]

By | March 25th, 2017|Basketball|Comments Off on Rolling Hills Prep boys win first CIF State title