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  1. HORSE: Jabari Parker vs. Alonzo Mourning

    Ben Rohrbach

    CHICAGO, Ill. -- Considering Simeon (Chicago, Ill.) rode Jabari Parker to its third consecutive Class 4A state championship this past season, it was only fitting Alonzo Mourning challenged Parker to a game of H.O.R.S.E. after surprising him with the ...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  2. Jeremy Lin and the 2006 All-State Team

    Mark Tennis

    Important announcement from Cal-Hi Sports | Archived Cal-Hi Sports content The pride of Palo Alto is the rage of the sports world. We recall his senior year in high school and revisit all of the choices that had to made for the 2006 All-State Team...

    Blog | February 19, 2012
  3. Development, in Lin years

    Oliver Eslinger

    Chris Trotman/NBAE/Getty Images Since he won a high school state championship in California, Jeremy Lin has been a source of debate among those projecting his ceiling. When he was coaching MIT's mens basketball team a few years back, Oliver Eslinge...

    Blog | February 18, 2012
  4. "The L.A. in my Game," with Amir Johnson

    Brian and Andy Kamenetzky

    As part of a continuing series, NBA players share how growing up in L.A. shaped their game. For Raptors forward Amir Johnson, who grew up mainly in East L.A., but also Harbor City and Watts, being an athlete came naturally. The game of basketball...

    Blog | August 18, 2011
  5. Simeon's title didn't surprise Derrick Rose

    Scott Powers

    Derrick Rose couldn't get to Peoria for Saturday's Class 4A state championship game due to a scheduling conflict, but he knew what the result was going to be anyway. It was no surprise to him his former team Simeon defeated Warren in the title gam...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  6. Crispus Attucks' barrier-shattering win helped race relations

    Patrick Dorsey

    For Crispus Attucks, the first all-black team to win a state championship, both blacks and whites rallied around the team. It didn't come instantly. But because the Tigers were so talented and disciplined, the gyms always were packed.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2009
  7. Siva continuing Franklin's tradition

    Brian A. Giuffra

    The latest in a long line of star point guards at Franklin (Seattle), Peyton Siva hopes to follow Jason Terry all the way to the NBA

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2008
  8. Webber violated amateur status

    Chris Webber was ineligible when he played basketball in high school because of his relationship with booster Ed Martin, the Detroit Free Press reported Monday.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2004
  9. St. Vincent-St. Mary won't be forced to forfeit wins

    A judge upheld a ruling against LeBron James on Wednesday, agreeing with Ohio high school officials that the basketball star should not have been allowed to play for a state championship.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2003
  10. 'Hoosier' Daddy? The Sports Guy

    Bill Simmons

    To celebrate his 250th viewing of "Hoosiers," Page 2's Bill Simmons keeps a running diary.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2002
  11. First things first for Eddy Curry

    Chad Konecky

    Thornwood High (Ill.) 6-foot-11, 290-pound center Eddy Curry retreats from speculation about his NBA potential, preferring to focus on the Thunderbirds' state championship bid.

    AssociateStory | January 15, 2001
  12. Warriors-Kings Preview

    Warriors-Kings Preview

    Preview | October 28, 2014
  13. The split personalities of the 2007 NBA draft

    Michael Wallace

    Al Horford could see it. Playing against Ohio State in the 2007 NCAA championship game, the Florida Gators big man could tell Greg Oden was going to be something special in the NBA. "I just knew I was looking at a guy that was going to be like a 1...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  14. Marvin Williams introduced by Charlotte Hornets

    Marvin Williams feels like he's coming home.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  15. Buzz That Was -- Wichita State's championship shirts leave someth...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Undefeated Wichita State celebrates its conference championship in shirts that show a loss, and Juan Uribe falls for Hanley Ramirez's pop-out-of-the-locker trick.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2014
  16. Slumping Lakers lacking defense

    Dave McMenamin

    MIAMI -- The old maxim might state that defense wins championships, but there's also a saying in basketball that on any individual play, great offense always beats great defense. A defender can position himself perfectly to guard a shot with his b...

    Blog | January 23, 2014