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  • Boys basketball: Gibbs sinks Lakewood late

    ST. PETERSBURG — Barry Brown’s statistical line in the box score was full of good numbers with 13 points to go along with six assists and four steals. But the Gibbs guard knew the best stat was the three of four free throws he converted. None were bigger than the ...
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    Fri. Dec. 13, 2013 at 11:13 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Boys basketball: Barry Brown keys Gibbs' attack

    Boys basketball: Barry Brown keys Gibbs' attack ST. PETERSBURG — To play with Gibbs’ Barry Brown is to know that a flurry of points are certain, that a victory is more than likely and that the ball might be an inch from your nose if you look away at the wrong moment. The junior is spinning the ...
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    Fri. Dec. 13, 2013 at 12:01 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Boys basketball: Gibbs overpowers Boca Ciega

    Boys basketball: Gibbs overpowers Boca Ciega ST. PETERSBURG — Randy Shuman will have to wait to get his 500th career win as coach of Boca Ciega’s boys basketball program. Gibbs’ defense made sure of it Tuesday night. Relying on withering full-court pressure, the Gladiators overwhelmed the inexperienced Pirates in a 71-35 victory. “We came out a ...
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    Tue. Dec. 10, 2013 at 11:41 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Sweet 16: Bay area boys basketball players to watch

    Sweet 16: Bay area boys basketball players to watch Competition for the best boys basketball player in Tampa Bay is stiff this season. And truthfully, you could probably make a really good argument for a handful, from Tampa to St. Petersburg to Largo to Gibsonton. After all, we love the silkiness of Tampa Catholic’s Chivarsky Corbett’s game, the floor ...
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    Wed. Nov. 20, 2013 at 10:33 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Gibbs beats St. Petersburg for summer league hoops title

    Back and forth they went, Gibbs and St. Petersburg, their game coming down to the final possession, the final moment. Every shot, every rebound, every defensive stop was met in kind. That is how the second half unspoiled Monday night in the championship game of the Fossil Park summer league. ...
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    Mon. Aug. 12, 2013 at 11:43 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Basketball roundup: Summer of success for Gibbs 6-foot-11 PF Sajon Ford

    Basketball roundup: Summer of success for Gibbs 6-foot-11 PF Sajon Ford  ST. PETERSBURG — There were times last season when Gibbs’ Sajon Ford was pushed around, when his jump shot did not fall, when his confidence sagged. It was enough to cost Ford his job as a starter. But it was not enough to deter college coaches. By developing a game ...
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    Fri. Aug. 09, 2013 at 10:58 a.m. | Bob Putnam

    • Recruit: Sajon Ford
      Auburn University, Butler University, Florida Gulf Coast, George Mason, James Madison University, Xavier University
  • Basketball: Times' all-Pinellas County teams

    Basketball: Times' all-Pinellas County teams Boys player of the year G Dallas Moore, Sr., Boca Ciega Why we picked him: No one has grown more in height or stature in the past four years. After starting out as an undersized outside shooter, Moore morphed into an all-around scoring threat, especially after growing 4 inches before ...
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    Sat. March 23, 2013 at 5:41 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Basketball: One last look at Pinellas' 2012-13 season

    Basketball: One last look at Pinellas' 2012-13 season Basketball season winds down this week with the boys state tournament in Lakeland, but the season officially ended last week for Pinellas County teams. We’ll select all-county and all-area teams in the weeks to come, but for now we thought it would be fun to look back on some of ...
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    Tue. Feb. 26, 2013 at 6:26 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Region boys basketball roundup: Just call Burney clutch now for St. Pete

    Region boys basketball roundup: Just call Burney clutch now for St. Pete ST. PETERSBURG — Terrell Burney couldn’t buy a shot early in the season, but he wouldn’t stop taking them, which landed him on the bench. “I threw some numbers at him,” coach Chris Blackwell said. Like this: 4-for-34. “Yeah,” Burney said Tuesday, “I wasn’t shooting very well.” But Burney shot ...
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    Tue. Feb. 19, 2013 at 9:47 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Boys basketball: Gibbs making best of turbulent season

    Boys basketball: Gibbs making best of turbulent season ST. PETERSBURG — Scrawled in shorthand, Gibbs’ season looks something like this: optimism, a stunning upset, recovery, player suspensions, player expulsions, recovery, more optimism. The optimism rarely wanes with the Gladiators, who are indefatigably cheerful. The suspensions and adversity rarely wane, either. In the past month, Shaquille Speights was suspended ...
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    Mon. Feb. 18, 2013 at 8:40 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Boys region basketball: St. Petersburg pushes around Wiregrass

    Boys region basketball: St. Petersburg pushes around Wiregrass ST. PETERSBURG — For the first eight minutes of Thursday’s Class 7A region quarterfinal, it looked as if Wiregrass Ranch’s undersized shooters were going to be able to hang with St. Petersburg. The Bulls trailed by three and knocked down four 3-pointers. But in the second quarter the Green Devils ...
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    Thu. Feb. 14, 2013 at 10:25 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Column: Boys basketball playoffs packed with sky-high expectations

    Column: Boys basketball playoffs packed with sky-high expectations Ask around and you’ll hear about how this is Jesuit High School’s year. The boys basketball team is loaded with battled-tested seniors big and small, steered by a terrific point guard in Devin Harris, its desire forged by last year’s 41-point loss in the region final. In 27 games, the ...
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    Mon. Feb. 11, 2013 at 6:52 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • District boys basketball roundup: Packers make final push

    District boys basketball roundup: Packers make final push LARGO — Nothing summed up Largo’s Class 6A, District 12 final against Palmetto on Friday night like the third quarter. Tied at halftime, the Tigers scored the first seven points after the break. Then Largo went on a 12-0 run, followed by a 12-0 run by Palmetto. No matter what ...
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    Sat. Feb. 09, 2013 at 12:21 a.m. | Rodney Page

  • Boys basketball roundup: Spongers run out of time

    TRINITY — In a pair of frantic finishes Wednesday, top seeds Mitchell and Land O’Lakes earned victories in the District 6A-10 semifinals and will meet for the title Friday. Host Mitchell almost blew a 17-point lead to River Ridge, which got a career-high 32 from Mikey James, but held on ...
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    Thu. Feb. 07, 2013 at 12:47 a.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Pinellas: boys basketball super 7

    Our final Pinellas boys rankings of the regular season. 1. Largo (18-5): In the past two weeks, the Packers have beaten state-ranked Wharton, Boca Ciega and Seminole, and secured a spot in Friday’s PCAC title game. 2. Gibbs (19-4): Bounced back from loss to St. Petersburg and beat Boca Ciega ...
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    Thu. Jan. 31, 2013 at 2:20 p.m. | Bob Putnam

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