Terence Scott

Los Angeles based journalist who specializes in sports media, multimedia and copy editing 

Top performers from CIF Southern Section Final Four

The 2020 High school basketball season in Southern California is almost over with the championship game set to be played on February 28th. Riverside Poly will face the #2 team in the state in Windward high school. The CIF-SS Division one final four was played Friday and had a set of great games. Windward basketball faced off against and defeated a tough JSerra team 67-61 and Riverside Poly defeated the Damien Spartans 63-61. Setting up a great championship game. Let's take a look at the top perf

Four takeaways from Long Beach Poly playoff victory over Crossroads

LONG BEACH: The CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoff began on Wednesday night with tons of talented teams fighting to continue their season. Long Beach Poly boys basketball team hosted their playoff opener at home against Crossroads. The game offered several lead changes. Crossroads came out early and strong taking a halftime lead of 31-26. Coming out of the half Poly made a run led by star guard Peyton Watson to get back into things and take the lead into the fourth 46-41. Poly ultimately wa

Sacramento Kings: The 3 steps needed to make the playoffs next season

After firing Dave Joerger following a decent season, it’s clear that the hiring of Luke Walton was no question to get the Kings over the hump and back to the playoffs. On paper, Walton brings stability to the position but he struggled mightily with his one head coaching stint in Los Angeles. Albeit this is a completely different situation and the pressure is slightly less, it is still concerning nonetheless. Walton can be successful if he gets players to buy into his system and spread the floo

5 breakout stars from the first round of the NBA Playoffs

The NBA Playoffs gives players the opportunity to go from just your ordinary NBA player to a household name. Each year 16 teams battle it out to determine who will be the champion and along the way, players separate themselves from the pack and dominate, often in unexpected ways. Responding in the postseason can change the narrative and direction of a players career. This year’s playoffs is no different, the Basketball Gods once again blessed us again with amazing games and amazing individual p

Russell Westbrook sets history with second straight triple-double season

The Brodie did it again. Oklahoma City Thunder guard and reigning Kia NBA MVP Russell Westbrook added himself to a page in the NBA history books that he currently sits all alone on. Westbrook is the first player in NBA history to have averaged a triple-double in consecutive seasons. Coming into tonight’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies, Westbrook season average was 25.6 points, 9.9 rebounds and a league-leading 10.1 assists per game. So if you’re bad at math like me, Westbrook needed 16 boa

Kevin Durant gives his scouting analysis on LaMelo Ball, Zion Williamson and other top prospects

League execs believe the 76ers will push to sign LeBron James by Kareem Gantt Kevin Durant is a former NBA MVP and arguably one of the games best players in the league. He recently took some time away from giving NBA defenders nightmares and hooked up with Overtime to give his scouting analysis on some of the nation’s top young high school talent. KD starts his scouting video with internet sensation, LaMelo Ball brother of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball. The former MVP states he loves th

Hoodie Melo makes appearance at Thunder Scrimmage

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - SEPTEMBER 25: Paul George #13, Russell Westbrook #0 and Carmelo Anthony #7 of the Oklahoma City Thunder pose for a portrait during the 2017 NBA Media Day on September 25, 2017 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo

Sandoval delivers double, Parker wins it in extras

Jarrett Parker drove in two runs, including the game-winner in the 10th inning, to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks Saturday night. Before Parker’s late heroics, Saturday was a day of reunions for the San Francisco Giants. First, they honored their 1997 playoff team by bringing back beloved former Giants Rich Aurilia, J.T Snow, Brian Johnson, and Barry Bonds, and others. But the reunions hardly stopped there, as the Giants announced earlier Saturday the

Offensive outburst backs sharp Shark, Giants down D’Backs

It was a beautiful day for baseball in San Francisco and the Giants took advantage of the nice weather, showing off some power and giving their starter some rare run support defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-3. Jeff Samardzija pitched 6-1/3, striking out three and keeping the Arizona offense at bay. He opened the game walking the first batter he saw and watched him come around to score two batters later when the Giant-killing Paul Goldschmidt doubled him home. Samardzija settled down after t

NBA Twitter reacts to Paul George being traded to OKC

As free agency was getting to ready kick off, the Indiana Pacers shocked the world by trading Paul George to Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis.  The Thunder came out of seemingly nowhere to acquire the 27-year-old superstar. The Pacers reportedly had been mulling offers from several teams all summe,r but most notably the Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics and most recently, the Cleveland Cavaliers. George had been reported to want to join the Lakers when he

NBA Free Agency 2017: 5 offseason targets for the Minnesota Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves were a young talented team last year but lacked leadership in crunch time. The draft day blockbuster trade for Jimmy Butler has already crowned Minnesota in a lot of peoples eyes as this year’s offseason winner. With the addition of Butler, Minnesota now has a legit big three with Butler, Karl Anthony-Towns, and Andrew Wiggins. That new nucleus should be able to fight for a playoff spot in the deep Western Conference next season. Not to mention the Timbwerolves were a

NBA Draft rumors: Lakers torn between Lonzo Ball, De’Aaron Fox and Josh Jackson

Mar 24, 2017; Memphis, TN, USA; UCLA Bruins guard Lonzo Ball (2) drives to the basket past Kentucky Wildcats guard De'Aaron Fox (0) in the second half during the semifinals of the South Regional of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports The 2017 NBA draft is two weeks away and the Los Angeles Lakers, slotted at the No.2 pick, still don’t know which direction they should go. UCLA’s Lonzo Ball has been linked to the Lakers for much of the offse

Conley, Melifonwu stand out at Raiders rookie minicamp

The Oakland Raiders draft selections were in full attendance as the doors opened for the first time this season for 2017 Rookie minicamp at the team’s Alameda facility Friday. Head Coach Jack Del Rio was excited to see the rookies and eligible first-year players get out there and compete for a roster spot, saying he wanted to ease the young guys in on the first day and focus on learning: Del Rio made sure to stress to the young group that anything is possible even if you are here for a tryout.

Consecutive pinch-hits help Ryon Healy get back on track

Oakland Athletics infielder Ryon Healy sat out of the starting lineup for Tuesday’s game against the Rangers for the second consecutive game. Healy has recorded only 10 hits in 51 plate appearances this season while hitting two home runs and drawing three walks. Healy is batting .204 with an on-base percentage of just .235. With Healy in the midst of a season-opening slump, Stephen Vogt filled in as the team’s designated hitter for Tuesday’s 4-2 win over Texas. Manager Bob Melvin said before T

Bruce Bochy sidelined after heart procedure

Giants manager Bruce Bochy underwent heart surgery Tuesday morning in San Diego and will miss San Francisco’s upcoming two-game series in Kansas City. Bochy will not be in the dugout for the 2014 World Series rematch Tuesday and Wednesday against the Royals due to what the team describes as a “minor ablation procedure.” After experiencing an atrial flutter, or abnormal heart rhythm, Bochy went into surgery to alleviate the discomfort. Bochy is in the first season of a three-year contract exte

NL West prediction: Dodgers walk to NL West title

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been the class of the National League West for nearly a half-decade. And none of their competition has done enough to end that run. Los Angeles (91-71) claimed the 2016 division title, and each of the past four winning more than 90 games in each season. But their World Series aspirations were dashed in NLCS defeat at the hands of the eventual champion Chicago Cubs. Now, they return the majority of the players from that playoff roster. And, with improvement in mind,
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