Tag Archives: The City Stars

City of Inglewood is truly the City of Champions

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The City of Inglewood is also known as the “City of Champions”.  Many basketball greats can call Inglewood home, including Tremaine Fowlkes, Byron Scott and Reggie Theus, to name a few.  I grew up around the corner from Paul Pierce and Lisa Leslie.  It was during a Morningside High School basketball game where Lisa scored […]

AAU Youth Basketball is preparing to start

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With the recent decline in city revenue, youth sports is taking a backseat to more pressing issues like employees salaries and benefits.  Many area players have found solace in their local AAU youth basketball teams.

This is How we Do IT!!!

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Inglewood, CA is the City of Champions.  Inglewood has produced many basketball greats.  Baby Jordan. Paul Pierce. Reggie Theus. Mario Bennett. Lisa Leslie.  How many of you remember her scoring 100 points against Mira Costa in the Morningside High School gym and the team walking out? Of all the greats that have passed through, many aren’t giving back to our youth, […]

Congratulations to Inglewood’s City Stars 12u for placing #1 at the 1st Annual WCE25 & OpenGym Championship

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ACES basketball program hosted their Annual Coca-Cola tournament that attracts many of the West Coast’s premier teams. Teams gather from all over California, Nevada, Arizona, and Washington to compete against the best competition for their individual age groups.  Congratulations to the City Stars 12u boys team for taking #1. INGLEWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOODDDDDDDDDDDDD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The City Stars straight outta Inglewood, CA

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This is teaser for a short film showcasing The City Stars, one of the top West Coast AAU teams based out of Inglewood, CA.  Shot on location in both Inglewood and South Central L.A., we introduce to you, The City Stars, elite AAU boys basketball team! 

Booker T. Jones – “Progress” (Feat. Yim Yames Of My Morning Jacket)

Many of your favorite artists have sampled Booker T. Jones (Booker T. and the M.G.’s) from the Roots, Andre 3000, Dilated Peoples, Rappin 4-Tay and many more, this man is a legend.  Enjoy my favorite song of his “Progress”.  If this song sounds familiar, you heard it in The City Stars Sock Sponsor Commercial.  Enjoy!!! Related videos […]

Introducing…The City Stars, elite AAU traveling team out of Inglewood (video)

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City Stars is an elite invite-only AAU traveling team based out of Inglewood, CA.  Founder of the team, Jimmie Burton always had a desire to give back to his community and as a former Morningside High School basketball standout, Jimmie, along with childhood friend Lee Denmon III, led the Monarchs to multiple championships.  Tragedy struck when Lee was […]


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