Los Angeles lives and breathes basketball. The freeways sports a sea of purple and yellow Lakers flags fluttering from every other car, and the Sparks are arguably the most popular team in the WNBA.
So perhaps it should come as no surprise Oaxacan immigrants in L.A. operate a children's basketball league with dozens of teams. Over the holidays, a team from Southern Mexico called the Triquis came up to play. Caitlin Esch watched courtside and filed this report.