High School Basketball
Simeon’s Jabari Parker will certainly be remembered for many things. The Duke commit was Illinois’ Mr. Basketball as a junior and will likely be that again in 2013. He was the National Player of the year as a junior and it would be hard to argue against him to repeat. He had his number 22 retired at the school while still playing.
This may be one of the greatest half-court, buzzer-beating shots in the history of high school sports, coupled with one of the most bone-headed plays.
Today in relentless beat downs, we meet Bloomington South and Arlington – two high school girls basketball teams in Indiana.
As LeBron James hovers on the precipice of perhaps his first NBA championship, author Tony Meale delves deep into the King’s past, back to the days when he was royalty of the Ohio high school circuit and never lost a game – except for one.
There are amazing shots, and then there is this.
A referee collapsed of a heart attack 44 minutes into the high school varsity boys basketball game.