After many years of digging for game footage and conducting candid interviews, the highly-anticipated documentary film on the life and mysterious story of L.A. basketball legend Raymond Lewis is set to be released. The documentary about the 1971 Verbum Dei (Los Angeles) graduate and 1973 first round NBA Draft choice is set to be shown at […]
In honor of the “Raymond Lewis: L.A. Legend” documentary finally dropping and his unique story getting out to the basketball world, we thought it would be a good time to update our California Elite 24 Playground Legends list that we first compiled over 10 years ago. Note: We hope you enjoy this free story on […]
The story of Raymond Lewis is one of the most unique in the history of California basketball. He was the youngest player ever drafted when in 1973 the Philadelphia 76ers took him in the first round out of Cal-State Los Angeles and Verbum Dei High School. A series of poor management decisions for Lewis’ career […]
On Tuesday, another Drew League season was put in the books when Hank’s Blazers defeated Kings of LA, 104-99, in the 2013 Drew League championship before an overflow crowd at L.A. King-Drew Magnet School off Manchester Boulevard. It capped the 40th anniversary for the long-running pro-am league that began in 1973 with six teams in […]
Including what he did in high school, the answer could be yes. If it’s just about the NBA, state’s best alum is Bill Russell. We are introducing new concept this week with this post: all-time player rankings....