Posts about Lakewood High School: Boys Basketball: 2012

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  • Lakewood's Anthony Lawrence Jr. commits to UCF

    Lakewood’s Anthony Lawrence Jr. did not feel the need to drag out his recruiting process. So four days after visiting UCF, the 6-foot-7 junior guard had his mind made up by committing to the Knights. “I just really liked the campus, and the coaches,” Lawrence said. “A big selling point ...
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    Wed. Oct. 23, 2013 at 9:22 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Lakewood's Jacobi Boykins commits to Louisiana Tech

    Lakewood’s Jacobi Boykins visited Louisiana Tech last week and became so smitten with the basketball program he decided not to schedule any other trips. On Tuesday, he made it official, committing to the Bulldogs during a home visit by the coaching staff. “I love their style of play, and the ...
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    Tue. Sept. 10, 2013 at 9:28 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Boys basketball: Lakewood's Jacobi Boykins making most of second chance

    Boys basketball: Lakewood's Jacobi Boykins making most of second chance The first 3-pointer came on the first shot Jacobi Boykins took. His other jumpers – feet a foot off the ground, arms fully extended, perfect follow-through – dropped through the basket, one after another. Piece by piece, Boykins reassembled his game. The Lakewood senior guard grabbed rebounds. He played defense ...
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    Fri. July 05, 2013 at 10:42 a.m. | Bob Putnam

    • Recruit: Jacobi Boykins
      Florida Atlantic University, Florida Gulf Coast, Florida International University, Jacksonville University
  • Basketball: Michael Clark transfers from Bogie to Lakewood

    Basketball: Michael Clark transfers from Bogie to Lakewood Boca Ciega junior forward Michael Clark has transferred to Lakewood, marking the first significant boys basketball move this offseason. Spartans coach Anthony Lawrence said Wednesday that he found out Clark transferred on Monday. Lawrence said Clark lives in Lakewood’s zone. “I did not want to get too excited about it ...
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    Wed. April 03, 2013 at 11:39 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Basketball: Times' all-Suncoast boys basketball teams

    Basketball: Times' all-Suncoast boys basketball teams Boys Player of the Year: G/F Reggie Hart, Sr., Chamberlain The area’s most electrifying offensive player hasn’t always been able to slash or slice his way through traffic. And it nearly killed him. At age 6, Hart and older brother Rod were playing chase outside their Tulsa, Okla., home when ...
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    Sat. March 30, 2013 at 3:34 p.m. | Joey Knight

  • 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

  • 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

  • Boys basketball: Lakewood loses lead but reclaims it to edge Bogie

    ST. PETERSBURG — Boca Ciega and Lakewood entered Friday’s game searching for answers to their recent woes. The Pirates have been plagued by slow starts. The Spartans have had trouble holding onto leads. So a pattern was set. True to form, Lakewood jumped out to a double-digit lead. Then as ...
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    Fri. Jan. 25, 2013 at 11:57 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Boys basketball: No doubt from Davis as 3-pointer in OT lifts Gibbs

    ST. PETERSBURG — Daniel Davis had the ball and looked up at the game clock. Two seconds left. The Gibbs guard knew the final shot was going to be his. Shoot the ball cleanly, he thought. Square your shoulders to the basket, he reminded himself. Believe in yourself. As soon ...
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    Tue. Jan. 22, 2013 at 11:51 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Boys basketball: Green Devils stage huge rally to topple Spartans

    ST. PETERSBURG — St. Petersburg faced a daunting task Friday night, down by 25 points in the first half of a road game and already reeling after losing four of their past six games. But they did not lose their composure when trailing by double digits to rival Lakewood. They ...
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    Sat. Jan. 12, 2013 at 12:03 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Boys basketball: Bogie digs out of hole again, tops Lakewood in OT

    GULFPORT — Longtime Boca Ciega coach Randy Shuman had a simple explanation for his team’s run-n-gun, come-from-behind 82-80 overtime thriller against Lakewood on Tuesday. “That’s Lakewood-Bogie,” Shuman said. “When these two teams play each other, that’s pretty much what you get.” What players and fans got was a Class 5A, ...
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    Tue. Jan. 08, 2013 at 9:50 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • Boys basketball: Lakewood rolls at Northeast tourney

    ST. PETERSBURG — There are times when Lakewood's fastbreak offense goes too fast, which causes rushed shots, errant passes and missed opportunities. So Spartans coach Anthony Lawrence Sr. stressed execution in practice over the past few days. It all came together against Seminole on Thursday in the first round of ...
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    Thu. Dec. 27, 2012 at 9:13 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Morning Meanderings: Great morning, Erik Thomas and Roderick Davis (with video)

    Boy, the hoopsters were hitting last night. Lots of big games, and one little game from someone who usually turns in big games. Here's your second-to-last Morning Meanderings of the year. But we will be out at Freedom's girls game Thursday against Steinbrenner. Look us up. PLAYER OF THE NIGHT ...
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    Wed. Dec. 12, 2012 at 11:10 a.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Boys basketball: Lakewood calls shots this time around

    Boys basketball: Lakewood calls shots this time around ST. PETERSBURG — The energy had bubbled up and over. Anthony Lawrence Jr. had kept his emotions sealed for an unnerving 34 minutes of basketball before they spilled out in the frantic final two minutes of regulation and overtime Friday night. Lawrence needed redemption for Lakewood and himself. For most ...
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    Sat. Dec. 08, 2012 at 12:27 a.m. | Bob Putnam

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