Including the two teams involved in the play-in for the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference, there are three schools in the state with two alums in this year’s NBA playoffs. Two of those three schools, of course, represent brothers from the Lopez and Holiday families. The other is Leuzinger of Lawndale. There are […]
In addition to state records in various sports, we have also maintained alumni lists of those from California high schools who’ve collected major awards and honors for college and the pros. For boys basketball, we have Hall of Fame members, U.S. Olympic Team members, first and second team All-NBA players, college players of the year […]
After conclusion of the 2019 NBA playoffs, we present our picks of the top 25 players from California high schools. This list had to be revised quite a bit from the first time we did it after Kahwi Leonard of M.L. King (Riverside) led the Toronto Raptors to the NBA title. Kahwi of course also […]
Welcome to the online Cal-Hi Sports State Record Book & Almanac. These state rankings lists are for the final overall state top 20 dating from 1989 (when those rankings began) until 2012. For final rankings from 2013 to 2019, separate links can be found HERE. For more on late Cal-Hi Sports record book founder Nelson Tennis,...
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 […]
With a 7-foot, 445-pound player getting attention, how about one who’s 5-foot-2 and 128? Meet Jordan Benoit of Lakewood Artesia, who shined with a 300-yard rushing game. Also highlighted this week are players from a 76-55 game and a running back from Canoga Park who apparently can count an NFL Hall of Famer as a […]
This is the place to go to find all of the previous all-state boys basketball teams by divisions that Cal-Hi Sports has presented since the 1989-90 season, which is the first year when separate honors began for divisions. Note: To search through these lists requires a Gold Club VIP membership. This membership costs less than...
Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors, who scored 37 points to lead Santa Margarita to a CIF D3 state title, is the 50th player from a California high school who has been selected to an NBA all-star team. In honor of that total, we have decided to start a new NBA All-Star Alumni list […]
California’s current collection of NBA alums is borderline spectactular. Here’s our look at the 10 most important California high school alums as the NBA playoffs are getting into high gear.