We present this all-time all-L.A. County team with a heavy heart since learning on Saturday that one of the all-time greats, guard Paul Westphal, had died at age 70 from brain cancer. As mentioned in our first part of this series, for boys basketball, we have to present L.A. County as a separate county or...
With the Los Angeles Lakers having just won the NBA Finals championship and the Los Angeles Dodgers going for a World Series title, the thought popped up to see if there were any California high schools that may have had alums in not just the World Series but also the Super Bowl and NBA Finals. […]
For the first time ever we present our writeups of the 30 greatest boys basketball teams in state history. This follows previous presentations for football, baseball and softball. The criteria for what we’re looking for is explained in this free, introductory post and we have an alphabetical list of all 30 teams that have been […]
It had to be one of the undefeated teams from McClymonds of Oakland between 1958 and 1962 or one of the two unbeatens from Compton (1968, 1969) sitting at the top of these rankings. We also felt strongly about putting the two 35-0 teams from the CIF state championship era (which began in 1980) way...
Want more proof that California has no equal for the past 100 years at having had the best baseball talent in the world? Here’s an updated version of a series of all-area all-region teams from throughout the state that shows elite players have come from everywhere. We did these teams initially seven years ago for...
NBA all-stars both from Southern California high schools still getting used to being on their new teams after block-buster trade earlier this week. The reactions of basketball fans in Toronto and San Antonio have ranged from shock to resignation to giddiness after the trade earlier this week of DeMar DeRozan of the Toronto Raptors to […]
On NBA All-Star Weekend, it’s a good time to realize that this may be the best time ever for California players in the NBA. No less than three of the league’s top four MVP candidates are from Southern California and there’s also a strong contingent of players from Northern California as well. To see how […]
National FAB 50 No. 5 and state No. 2 Chino Hills saw its 60-game winning streak snapped against national power Oak Hill Academy in the final game of the 2016 Nike Extravaganza. Read on for analysis, significance and what it means for the upcoming CIF Southern Section Open Division playoffs. Also on Saturday in big event at […]
By capturing the 2016 Tarkanian Classic, the Chino Hills boys basketball team upped its winning streak to 46 games, etching a place in the Cal-Hi Sports Record Book as it pursues a second consecutive championship season. With the winning streak now at 49 games, we take a look at upcoming targets and break down the […]
Fun feature that we do highlighting great Californians in the NFL, NBA and MLB continues with this interactive quiz about this year’s Super Bowl between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots. For this year’s list and highlights of California’s Super Bowl alumni, CLICK HERE. [WpProQuiz 7]