West Valley Basketball Club: “Signing Announcement. After visits to Oregon State, St Mary’s, USF, and interest from Nebraska and Bradley among others, Riley Grigsby has committed to Seattle University! Very excited for this young man who has demonstrated the type of game that will be well suited for a run after college as well. The Quiet Storm makes his way Northwest. Thank you Riley for a great run. Best wishes to Dad Al and Mom Ruth.”
6-f00t-6 2018 prospect Jahbril Price-Noel has committed to Pacific, per the Northern Kings (Canada).
He’s a 6-foot-1 point out of Hercules High and Team Rampage.
Verbal Commits: “Former UC Santa Barbara G Brandon Davis is transferring to Sacramento State.”
Davis is a 6-foot-2 guard out of southern California who was recruited out of high school by the Hornets. He’ll redshirt during the 2018-19 season.
Kendall Munson: “OFFICIALLY CLEARED AS OF TODAY!!! Missed whole sophomore school season, junior and senior season is about to be a movie. Thank you to the best doctor in Sac Dr. Marder and my physical therapist Dustin at Results PT. GOD IS GOOD‼”
Munson stands 6-foot-9 and is attending Capital Christian High.
“Magic Memorial Weekend Norcal Recap”—Simply Basketball
Hoop Dirt: “I have heard from a great source that Sam Kirby will become an assistant coach at his alma mater Seattle University. He will replace Ryan Madry who departed for Santa Clara a few weeks ago.
Kirby has spent the past six seasons on the staff of former Seattle head coach Joe Callero at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He has also been an assistant at Shoreline CC (Seattle), and Cañada College (CA)…”
Kirby is a Foothill High and San Joaquin Delta College alumnus.
“Zach Payne Joins Viking Men’s Basketball Coaching Staff”—Portland State athletics
Payne prepped at De La Salle followed by two years at Diablo Valley College.
“Las Lomas coach Brian Dietschy steps down”—Darren Sabedra
Plus, more on Pete Simos stepping down at Piedmont Hills.
“Woznick ready to keep Flames going”—Mike Bush
“NBA Considering Expanding Draft Beyond Two Rounds”—Peter Sampson
“Steve Kerr speaks truth to power — and his players respect him for it—‘There is no question the reaction to me saying exactly the same thing as a black athlete is taken a different way’”—Marc J. Spears