John Zant: Going BuzzFeed on Bill Bertka

The eights were all lined up for Bill Bertka last Saturday. He turned 88 on 8/8. To mark the occasion, here are eight things to know about this … [Read more...]

Magic Johnson coming to speak at Arlington Theatre

Magic Johnson — the incredibly popular five-time NBA champion, entrepreneur and community leader — will be making a Santa Barbara appearance on … [Read more...]

WeissCrax: Santa Barbara’s very own Dream Team

They are Dons and Royals. They are Gauchos and Warriors. They are Lakers and Nuggets. They are players and coaches and athletic directors and … [Read more...]

Basketball legends included at first Santa Barbara Court of Champions event

Brian Shaw, Jamaal Wilkes, Bill Bertka, Ben Howland, Jerry Pimm, Mark French, Gary Cunningham. In basketball circles, it's a group that has … [Read more...]

Kobe Bryant addresses media in Thunderdome

----- Kobe Bryant spoke with the media while in Santa Barbara for his youth basketball camp on Wednesday, touching on a variety of subjects including … [Read more...]

Wilkes to be recognized prior to Ventura-Santa Barbara game

For the first time since being inducted into the James Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, Jamaal "Keith" Wilkes will be honored in person on a Channel … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Jamaal Wilkes’ Lakers jersey retirement ceremony

Santa Barbara High alum Jamaal Wilkes had his No. 52 jersey retired last night by the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center. Here is a video of the … [Read more...]

It’s Penberthy vs. Merrill at Providence Hall’s upcoming Challengeball

This Saturday, former Los Angeles Laker Mike Penberthy and former UCSB Gaucho and Santa Barbara Breaker Josh Merrill will face off in an exhibition … [Read more...]