Warrior finds path on court

Precocious point guard steps up for Westlake boys’ basketball team


Isaiah Brooks
Expectations, pressure and responsibility could have crushed the kid’s spirits.
Isaiah Brooks was thrust into a point guard role as a freshman with the Westlake High boys’ basketball team.
The Warrior’s struggles belied moments of brilliance. He’d turn the ball over one possession. The next second, he’d steal the ball, slice through the lane like a samurai and bury an acrobatic off-balanced floater.
Brooks, who recently turned 16, is now a junior for one of the Marmonte League’s be...

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