Jeremy Lin and Bruce Lee

All my life I’ve wondered exactly how Bruce Lee, the world’s greatest martial artist (at least in film), could be Asian, but there had never been a dominant, cat-quick, ninja-like point guard, akin to Allen Iverson, or Brandon Jennings — thin, wiry, yet strong and fluid, and SO quick you couldn’t stop him. As an […]

COURTING DREAMS: Los Angeles City Council grants Little Tokyo sports complex final approval

LOS ANGELES — The Little Tokyo Service Center (LTSC) inched closer to its goal of building a recreation center in the Japanese American community when the City of Los Angeles gave its final approval on May 17 to develop the Budokan of Los Angeles. The City Council voted to grant LTSC a long-term ground lease […]

Northern California Nisei Athletic Union: Jesters no laughing matter, schools the Shonenz

2011 NCNAU Standings Aye Plus W L GB PF PA x San Francisco Drakes 5 3 – 605 618 x Setai-Cossa 4 3 .5 503 438 x Sacramento Barons 4 3 .5 481 484 Gametime 3 4 1.5 570 560 Sacramento Samurai 2 5 2.5 401 460 Aye Major W L GB PF PA y […]

Northern California Nisei Athletic Union: San Mateo Ryusei unstoppable at 7-0

  Week 8 – March 5-6 Aye Plus 1 2 F Setai-Cossa 33 47 80 SF Drakes 39 44 83 HIGH SCORERS Setai-Cossa: Chi – 26 Drakes: Sugawara – 26 1 2 F Sac Samurai 43 45 88 Gametime 46 33 79 HIGH SCORERS Samurai: Kwong – 35 Gametime: Blightman – 29 Aye Major 1 […]

EBYAL 2010-11 Shaughnessy Tournament Results

EBYAL 2010-11 Shaughnessy Tournament Results as of: 3/6/11 Division GAME Date Week HOME Team Name HOME Team Score Visiting Team Name Visiting Team Score B 03/05/11 Round 1 Ohtani B2 (Miller) 55 BCOYC B1 (Kim) 41 EBFM B1 (Katz) 66 Ohtani B1 (Le) 44 03/06/11 Consolation BCOYC B1 (Kim) 56 Ohtani B1 (Le) 52 Championship […]

Berkeley Higashi Honganji Holds Ohtani Jamboree

Held this year at Berkeley High School on Feb. 27, the annual Ohtani Jamboree is organized by Berkeley Higashi Hongangi Buddhist Temple to promote friendship and fellowship through basketball, with teams coming from all over the Bay Area to compete at a variety of levels between kindergarten and sixth grade.

Northern California Nisei Athletic Union hardwood action rolls into week 6

Week 6 – February 19-20 Aye Plus 1 2 F Gametime 38 38 76 SF Drakes 36 49 85 HIGH SCORERS Gametime: Tully – 23 Drakes: Sugawara – 24 1 2 F Sac Samurai 19 29 48 Sac Barons 37 44 81 HIGH SCORERS Samurai: Irish – 16 Barons: D. Kunisaki – 18 Aye Major […]

Northern California Nisei Athletic Union: 2011 Standings, Week 5

2011 NCNAU Standings Aye Plus W L GB PF PA Sacramento Barons 3 1 – 278 256 Gametime 3 1 – 343 307 Setai-Cossa 2 2 1 237 217 San Francisco Drakes 1 3 2 290 338 Sacramento Samurai 1 3 2 197 227 Aye Major W L GB PF PA East Bay Court Jesters […]

Lin makes pro debut on Asian Heritage Night

OAKLAND — Rarely in the NBA do the final minutes of an early season blowout feel so consequential, but judging from the roar of the crowd in Oracle Arena Oct. 29, the Warriors could have been down to the wire in a playoff game. Why were Golden State fans unleashing pandemonium when their team held […]

Warriors Sign Jeremy Lin from Harvard

As the much anticipated NBA draft ended roughly a month ago with big names like John Wall and Evan Turner being picked at the top of their draft class, Jeremy Lin went unnoticed and undrafted. Despite having solid stats at the college level and being selected to the All-Conference first team, few thought he would […]

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