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  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2005 | Homewood-Flossmoor's Julian Wright

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2005 | Homewood-Flossmoor's Julian Wright
    Just about every fiber in Julian Wright's supple 6-foot-9-inch, 215-pound body is devoted to his life's passion--making the world a better place for those around him. On the court, the McDonald's All-American is a pass-first, spread-the-wealth forward...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 1995 | Farragut's Kevin Garnett

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 1995 | Farragut's Kevin Garnett
    The show was over, or so they thought. Kevin Garnett and Ronnie Fields had just finished putting on a slam-dunk spectacular worthy of highlight-film stature in leading Farragut to a decisive victory over Downstate power Rock Island at DePaul. A sellout...
  • Lakers edge Spurs, 112-110, in overtime, led by Nick Young's 29 points

    Lakers edge Spurs, 112-110, in overtime, led by Nick Young's 29 points
    Kobe Bryant didn't pass Michael Jordan on the career scoring list, but there was still quite an accomplishment Friday. The Lakers outscored the San Antonio Spurs. They gave up a nine-point lead in the final 1:59, a seemingly fatal mistake on the...
  • Art Basel 2014: Things you didn't know you wanted to know

    Art Basel 2014: Things you didn't know you wanted to know
    Anytime you can gather Miley Cyrus, Dwyane Wade, Wayne Coyne, Paris Hilton and the Gold Dust Lounge under one umbrella, notice must be taken. Here are some things to appreciate about Art Basel 2014. ...  On the same day the Sun Sentinel revealed...
  • Blake Griffin, Chris Paul get in sync to lead Clippers past Hornets

    Blake Griffin, Chris Paul get in sync to lead Clippers past Hornets
    Blake Griffin and Chris Paul wanted to keep it simple. Get back to doing those things they do so well. It's what made them All-Stars and transformed the Clippers from laughingstocks to serious title-contenders. Their team had largely gotten away...
  • Clippers coast to 113-92 victory over Charlotte Hornets

    Clippers coast to 113-92 victory over Charlotte Hornets
    The Clippers dealt the Charlotte Hornets their sixth consecutive loss Monday, 113-92, in the second game of a back-to-back set. The victory, accomplished after five ties and five lead changes, was the Clippers' third in four games on their current...
  • Golden State Warriors have a very dynamic duo

    Golden State Warriors have a very dynamic duo
    As his eyes roamed the action around the basket, Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry steadily backed Lakers guard Jeremy Lin down low in the post. Curry's teammate Draymond Green was stationed outside the corner three-point line, Harrison...
  • Letters: USC and UCLA fans know what's at stake

    Letters: USC and UCLA fans know what's at stake
    As UCLA football fans have learned, the journey to becoming an elite college football program is not an easy one. If the Bruins wish to take that next step, winning today's game is a requirement. With USC coming off scholarship sanctions, any type of loss...
  • Hyped 2014 draft class off to slow start

    Remember all the hoopla and hype surrounding the NBA's draft class of 2014? It offered players to die for — or at least to tank for: Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid. Well, it was the storm before the calm. None of them has caused...
  • Ira Winderman: LeBron has forfeited right for patience

    Ira Winderman: LeBron has forfeited right for patience
    By the end, the patience had run thin, razor thin. The patience with a teammate who wasn't there for 28 games during the regular season. The patience with a center who at times came up small. The patience for a coach who ran the same defensive...
  • Ex-UCLA coach Jim Harrick's basketball passion lives on

    Ex-UCLA coach Jim Harrick's basketball passion lives on
    This is Jim Harrick's time of the year. The blood flows a little faster. The adrenaline gets to work earlier in the day. It's about to be college basketball season. The squeak of gym shoes on hardwood floors is music to his ears, even though these...