Jerome Williams, who played for four teams during nine NBA seasons, is the president of The Young3 — the youth initiative connected to recording artist Ice Cube, and his Big3 professional 3-on-3 basketball league, for which Williams played during its inaugural season in 2017.
The schedules and results (when available) for the boys and girls basketball tournaments being held Jan. 2-5 in Southern Nevada are here.
Favor Chukwekulu had 13 points and 14 rebounds to help Arbor View rally for a 51-48 win over Peninsula (Wash.) Saturday in the third-place game of the Tournament of Champions in Seattle.
Playing its eighth game in 10 days, Spring Valley had trouble boxing out on key rebounds and lost a 60-56 decision to Centennial (Arizona) in the consolation final of the Las Vegas Prep Championship at Las Vegas High.
Darnell Washington had 22 points and 20 rebounds Saturday to help the Desert Pines boys basketball team outlast La Jolla Country Day 83-74 in two overtimes in the Under Armour Holiday Classic in San Diego.
Trinity used its size to create a substantial rebounding advantage, and earned an 80-61 win over Foothill in the semifinals of the Las Vegas Prep Championship at Las Vegas High.
Jaden Hardy had 28 points and 10 rebounds Thursday to lead the Coronado boys basketball team to an 81-69 win over Dominican (Wisconsin) in the Hoop City Classic in Mitchell, South Dakota.
After missing all six of his shots in the first half, Dylan Hushaw scored 17 second-half points to help Foothill beat the Skyhawks 69-61 in the quarterfinals of the Las Vegas Prep Championship at Las Vegas High.
Daishen Nix finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists, three steals and a blocked shot to lead Trinity to a 71-27 first-round win over Basic in the Las Vegas Prep Championship on Wednesday.
Chris Jackson scored 13 of his 20 points in the first half Wednesday to lead Mojave’s boys basketball team to an 82-32 win over Rio Mesa (Calif.) in the Kiwanis Invitational in Ventura, California.