LOS ANGELES | By now the entire basketball world knows Lonzo Ball is a singular talent with a unique parent. The UCLA product with preternatural court vision is among the most intriguing prospects in the NBA draft this week. In perhaps the greatest testament to his abilities, his father LaVar Ball’s bombast and $495 shoes and racially insensitive comments don’t appear to be scaring off the Los Angeles Lakers or any other team that believes Lonzo could be the next great point guard.
AURORA | A profile look at Grandview senior Michaela Onyenwere, who is set to play for Team West in the inaugural A-Town All-Star Girls Game set for 3 p.m. on March 18, 2017, at Cherokee Trail High School.
“Before the Nicholl, people had no idea who I was and the script just went to the bottom of the pile — that’s just how it is out there,” she said. “The Nicholl makes a huge difference — it just makes you legitimate.”
LOS ANGELES | Hip-hop music mogul Diddy was arrested Monday on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles Monday afternoon, where his son is on the football team, police said. Diddy, 45, whose real name is Sean Combs, was arrested at UCLA’s Acosta Athletic Training Complex on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon […]
DENVER | The decision is in, Josh Perkins is headed to Gonzaga. The 6-foot-2 guard, who played the last three seasons at Aurora’s Regis Jesuit High School, announced his decision live on 9News, flanked by former teammates, coaches and friends. Perkins — who had significant interest from more than 30 Division I schools in the […]