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USA TODAY SPORTS FILE PHOTOCal coach Mike Montgomery has managed to turn his team around after a period of inconsistency.

Cal's Montgomery doing some of his finest work to date

Shove or no shove, this season could prove to be Mike Montgomery’s…

USA TODAY SPORTS FILE PHOTOCal coach Mike Montgomery has managed to turn his team around after a period of inconsistency.
Getty Images File PhotoCoach Mike Montgomery said this year's team has the "pieces to be successful."

Cal Bears men's basketball has a chance at a successful season

Coach Mike Montgomery’s Cal men’s basketball team lost 263 games of NCAA…

Getty Images File PhotoCoach Mike Montgomery said this year's team has the "pieces to be successful."
Courtesy RenderingNext-door nudge: Architects hope the Warriors arena will highlight the Bay Bridge.

Warriors want arena to fit in with neighbors

Designers and planners of a proposed arena for the Warriors vowed Tuesday…

Courtesy RenderingNext-door nudge: Architects hope the Warriors arena will highlight the Bay Bridge.
Courtesy RenderingEarly lead: The Warriors’ president and Mayor Ed Lee will address a sold-out crowd today to discuss the planned basketball and entertainment arena at Piers 30-32. See below article for supporter poll results.

Poll shows strong support for Warriors' San Francisco arena

A poll that will be discussed today shows that 80 percent of…

Courtesy RenderingEarly lead: The Warriors’ president and Mayor Ed Lee will address a sold-out crowd today to discuss the planned basketball and entertainment arena at Piers 30-32. See below article for supporter poll results.
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY SportsUSA guard Chris Paul (13) shoots against Spain during the men's basketball gold medal game in the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena.

U.S. men hold off Spain for the gold

The U.S. men's basketball team proved that talent and team play could…

Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY SportsUSA guard Chris Paul (13) shoots against Spain during the men's basketball gold medal game in the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena.
Christian Petersen/Getty ImagesCarmelo Anthony

Barrage of 3s leads to Olympic scoring record

An irresistible force met with a very moveable object on Thursday and…

Christian Petersen/Getty ImagesCarmelo Anthony
AJ Canaria/special to the s.f. examinerA head start: St. Ignatius’ Stephen Domingo

Domingo leaves St. Ignatius early for Georgetown University

Stephen Domingo’s exit from St. Ignatius has been rumored for at least…

AJ Canaria/special to the s.f. examinerA head start: St. Ignatius’ Stephen Domingo
Clarivel Fong/Special to The S.F. ExaminerJack of all trades: St. Ignatius’ Maria Kemji-McDonald led the Wildcats in scoring in basketball

Kemiji-McDonald a rare breed of three-sport star

Maria Kemiji-McDonald is a dying breed. In the age of specialization, where…

Clarivel Fong/Special to The S.F. ExaminerJack of all trades: St. Ignatius’ Maria Kemji-McDonald led the Wildcats in scoring in basketball
godofredo vasquez/special to the s.f. examinerGood intentions: De’End Parker transferred to USF so he can be closer to home to take care of his ailing mother

Back to De'Beginning

De’End Parker is running the floor, driving the lane and sinking jumpers…

godofredo vasquez/special to the s.f. examinerGood intentions: De’End Parker transferred to USF so he can be closer to home to take care of his ailing mother
getty images file photoOption at No. 7: The Warriors are in need of a small forward and North Carolina’s Harrison Barnes is a possibility.

Limited options at No. 7

Depending on whom you ask, the Warriors either fought hard or didn’t…

getty images file photoOption at No. 7: The Warriors are in need of a small forward and North Carolina’s Harrison Barnes is a possibility.
eric luis/special to the s.f. examinerPlaying for pride: St. Ignatius forward Stephen Domingo

SI’s Domingo lands spot on under-17 national team

A single decision this week significantly changed Stephen Domingo’s travel plans for…

eric luis/special to the s.f. examinerPlaying for pride: St. Ignatius forward Stephen Domingo
Eric Luis/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSacred Heart’s Taylor Johns

Sacred Heart Cathedral rolls, advances to NorCal title game

If its blowout win over Miramonte in the second round of the…

Eric Luis/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSacred Heart’s Taylor Johns
Devin Chen/Special to The S.F. ExaminerThe University boys’ team advanced in the playoffs on Chris Mah’s (11) last-second layup. They’ll meet Pinewood on Saturday.

Competition steps up a notch for city high school hoops teams

Five San Francisco basketball teams saw their seasons end in the first…

Devin Chen/Special to The S.F. ExaminerThe University boys’ team advanced in the playoffs on Chris Mah’s (11) last-second layup. They’ll meet Pinewood on Saturday.
Alexis Terrazas/Special to The ExaminerThe Warriors and Chris Mullin

Oakland basketball court named in Chris Mullin’s honor

OAKLAND — As a boy on a Brooklyn neighborhood basketball court, Chris…

Alexis Terrazas/Special to The ExaminerThe Warriors and Chris Mullin
Clarivel Fong/Special to The S.F. ExaminerInternational and freshman guard Shayna Mehta have won their three playoff games by nearly 17 points per game.

Marshall, International basketball teams crashing playoff party

In a postseason where so many things have gone as planned for…

Clarivel Fong/Special to The S.F. ExaminerInternational and freshman guard Shayna Mehta have won their three playoff games by nearly 17 points per game.
S.F. Examiner file photoElijah White and El Camino are one win away from the school’s first CCS title.

Plethora of Peninsula clubs chase CCS dreams

The El Camino boys’ basketball team had never been to a Central…

S.F. Examiner file photoElijah White and El Camino are one win away from the school’s first CCS title.
S.F. Examiner file photoMichael Smith has played a big role in El Camino’s 10-game winning streak leading up to the CCS playoffs.

El Camino boys' basketball team appears poised for deep run in CCS playoffs

With two barriers knocked down and only one left to go, the…

S.F. Examiner file photoMichael Smith has played a big role in El Camino’s 10-game winning streak leading up to the CCS playoffs.
Eric Luis/Special to The SF ExaminerStrong take: St. Ignatius senior guard Maria Kemiji-McDonald drives to the basket during Thursday’s victory.

Strong defense sparks St. Ignatius into WCAL title game

After leading visiting St. Francis just 6-5 after the first quarter in…

Eric Luis/Special to The SF ExaminerStrong take: St. Ignatius senior guard Maria Kemiji-McDonald drives to the basket during Thursday’s victory.
Devin Chen/Special to The SF ExaminerMarshall’s Mizell Parker helped seal the upset of first-place Mission.

Mark Alexander leads Marshall to upset over Mission with 30 points, 20 rebounds

The stretch run of the Academic Athletic Association boys’ basketball season is…

Devin Chen/Special to The SF ExaminerMarshall’s Mizell Parker helped seal the upset of first-place Mission.
Kelley L. Cox/US PresswireCal’s Harper Kamp has been stepping things up

Cal men's basketball in for fight on the road

Cal’s men’s basketball team takes its share of the Pac-12 Conference lead…

Kelley L. Cox/US PresswireCal’s Harper Kamp has been stepping things up