Tara VanDerveer

Tara VanDerveer

The consummate teacher, yet always a student of the game, Tara VanDerveer has amassed one of the greatest careers in the history of college athletics. One of a handful of NCAA basketball coaches with more than 1,000 career wins, the legendary Stanford women’s...read more
Jason Kidd

Jason Kidd

Forged under the fiery tough-love tutelage of local point guard legend Gary Payton, Jason Kidd’s hall of fame basketball career began in Oakland under perhaps more scrutiny than any other prep star had ever seen up to that point. In the late eighties and early...read more
Tim Hardaway

Tim Hardaway

He played his college ball at University of Texas El Paso, known as UTEP, so the move by Tim Hardaway, the crossover dribble, was nicknamed “The UTEP Two-Step.”  But Hardaway, originally from Chicago, could do so much more than put the basketball on the floor. The...read more
Bill Cartwright

Bill Cartwright

A three-time All-American and five-time NBA champion, Bill Cartwright’s roots can be traced back to a farming community outside of Sacramento, where he and his six sisters spent summer days chopping sugar beets and hoeing weeds under the sweltering sun.  A native of...read more
Mitch Richmond

Mitch Richmond

He was the subtle superstar, a basketball player who did what was needed by his team—whether the U.S. Olympic squad, the Golden State Warriors or the Sacramento Kings—rather than what would get him individual acclaim. He wasn’t always overlooked, but it seemed...read more
Kevin Johnson

Kevin Johnson

As a point guard at Cal in the mid-1980s, Kevin Johnson helped end the school’s 26-year postseason drought and was twice named First-Team All Pac-10. Johnson left the school as the team’s all-time leader in points, assists and steals. Cal retired his jersey. Drafted...read more