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From the dramatic backdrop of the Santa Ynez Mountains to the old Armory Building, Santa Barbara is home to a history of legendary basketball stories, leagues and teams.


Curt Pickering, the founder of the West Coast Basketball League and the famous and successful Santa Barbara Breakers basketball team, wanted to commemorate the impact that basketball in Santa Barbara has had throughout the world. Through this website, you will find a memorabilia of biographies, statistics, stories and photos of the different basketball teams, athletes, coaches and legends that have been a part of Santa Barbara basketball.


In memory of Breakers Basketball Academy Star Ripkyn Strader.

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John Zant: Honoring Santa Barbara’s athletic legends

Presidio Sports- In the coming weeks, the sports awards season reaches a peak with the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table ‘s 48th annual Hall of Fame fête and the induction of the second class into the Santa Barbara Basketball Court of Champions.
There are impressive and inspiring stories about each honoree at these events. A few individuals receive the rarest of distinctions: Legend. Jerry West, a true NBA legend, was the guest of honor at last year’ s inaugural Court of Champions

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