The Classic @ Damian: Riley Battin

What if you couldn't jump out the gym or didn't have ankle breaking handles??  You would have to focus on the fundamentals of the game.  That's just what Riley Battin of Oak Park does.  He has the ability to play fundamentally sound while still getting the job done.  The Jr. Forward is rated an 83... Continue Reading →

Jermarl Baker enters the zone

Your next stop...the twilight zone (humming the twilight zone music as I type).  In this case, The 2016 Classic at Damian High School.  Jemarl Baker of Eastvale (CA) Roosevelt pulled the bow and arrow (that's making buckets from long range for those not in the loop) on opening day to ignite his team to a... Continue Reading →

Girls High School Hoops: Fairmont Prep

Looking for a squad that  distributes the rock and plays together as a unit?  Then look no further than the 2016-17 Fairmont Prep girls basketball team.  During the 2016 Palisades Invitational Beach Tourney, it was a joy to watch them do what they do.  Play together by passing the rock and executing on both ends... Continue Reading →

Basketball 101: Finishing

Fairfax defeated John Muir High school by a score of  59-48 to capture the title of the Maranatha Rose City Classic Tourney.  Their first under new Head Coach Steve Baik.  It was a good way to start the 2016-17 campaign and gives you an idea of where your club stands.  Some might say that the... Continue Reading →

Basketball 101: Finishing

How do you develop the mental toughness not only to finish games as a player, but to show the wherewithal to finish games as a unit.  There's as old saying where I come's not how you start but how you finish. Finding yourself in the trenches during crunch-time can be a daunting task... for... Continue Reading →

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