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NBA hooks up Alaska on Christmas (Basketball)

The Last Frontier got an early Christmas present today with news that Carlos Boozer and Mario Chalmers will both be on the tube on Dec. 25. The NBA released a partial schedule of key dates, including a Christmas quadruple-header featuring marquee matchups like Bulls-Knicks and Heat-Lakers. Boozer, of Juneau fame, joined the Chicago Bulls this… Read more »

Moore does what she can in victory (Basketball)

Palmer’s Jessica Moore tonight collected five points and three rebounds in limited playing time, helping the Indiana Fever escape with a close win that kept them atop the WNBA’s Eastern Conference. The Fever held off the Chicago Sky 78-74 to win for the 16th time in 23 games. Moore, of Colony High fame, came off… Read more »

Alaskans 7 for 8 in NCAA titles games (Basketball)

The odds will be stacked against Butler University tonight when it takes on 7-point favorite Duke University in the men’s final of the NCAA Tournament. If only the Bulldogs had an Alaskan on their roster. Why? Because teams with a player from here are nearly unbeatable in NCAA title games, winning seven of eight times…. Read more »

Harris continues Alaska’s NCAA legacy (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Ramon Harris joined an exclusive club today. Not only did the University of Kentucky senior earn his first career NCAA Tournament victory in three tries with this afternoon’s 100-71 thumping off lowly No. 16 seed East Tennessee State, but Harris found his way into the scoring column (5 points) for the second time at… Read more »

As Rhea nears mark, she credits others (Basketball)

Alaskan Talisa Rhea is on the verge of breaking the Oregon State University career 3-point record, a hallowed mark that should reign in praise like she rains in jumpers. Yet she can’t stop promoting the people around her. “It’s definitely a team thing because without my teammates, without my coaches, I wouldn’t even have the… 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 »

Alaskans tip off in Euroleague (Basketball)

The NBA season is still two weeks from starting, but the European equivalent tips off tomorrow. That means Alaskans Doron Perkins, Trajan Langdon and Brad Oleson will be back in action. All three players are veterans of the international game and have found success beyond the NBA, flourishing overseas and enjoying the luxury of a… Read more »