Search Results for: Andre Laws

Laws center of Argentina All-Star game (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Andre Laws is the Yao Ming of Argentina. Say what? Laws, of East High fame, received the most votes among players selected to the Argentina Liga All-Star Game, an major indicator of just how popular Laws must be there because it’s doubtful Alaskans stuffed the ballot box. “Honestly, being the leading vote getter is… Read more »

Laws bags season high 18 (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Andre Laws did all he could to deliver another championship for Argentinean power Atenas de Cordoba. He netted 18 points—nearly twice his average—in a tough 74-67 loss to Penarol in the title tilt of the Super 8 Cup in Mar del Plata. The 29-year-old Laws, of East High fame, is averaging 9.6 points over… Read more »

Laws holding it down in Argentina (Basketball)

For the last seven years, Andre Laws has moved more than U-haul. He’s played professionally in Mexico, Jordan, Bosnia and Argentina as well as suiting up for NBA summer-league games for Cleveland and Milwaukee. And he’s loved every minute of it. “I pinch myself all the time and never try to take any days for… Read more »

Alaska’s Greatest NCAA D1 Player Bracket: Field down to Elite 8

Our 64-player bracket to determine Alaska’s Greatest NCAA D1 Men’s Basketball Player is down to the quarterfinals. Alaska’s elite eight. Four guards from Anchorage – Mario Chalmers, Muff Butler, Devon Bookert and Trajan Langdon. Another guard from Fairbanks – Kyle Bailey. And three power forwards – Chris Devine from Eagle River, Carlos Boozer from Juneau… Read more »

64-man bracket: Picking Alaska’s greatest NCAA D1 hoops player

During the COVID-19 outbreak Alaska Sports Blog editor Van Williams will take the opportunity to take a retrospective look at Alaska sports. Big guards, small forwards and 7-footers. Bombers and bangers. All-Americans, all-conference picks and national champions. The Last Frontier produces all types of college basketball players. As the only state in the country without… Read more »

Lasher 21st Alaska D1 hoops player to reach 1,000 career points

Anchorage’s Colter Lasher has etched his name in the history books after the Houston Baptist University senior forward recorded his 1,000th career point. He is just the 21st Alaska basketball player to reach the marvelous milestone at the NCAA D1 level. The 6-foot-7 swingman also became the first Houston Baptist player to join the 1,000-point… Read more »