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BVI basketball players show courage in the face of defeat

in All News / By: BVI News on Aug 4, 2022 6:01 AM / The BVI women’s 3×3 basketball team that competed at this year’s Commonwealth Games. (Photo credit Charlie Jackson) While the BVI Women’s Commonwealth Games 3×3 Basketball Team were to take a beating from their far more experienced overseas counterparts, the team showed […]

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Kentucky basketball players help flood victims | National sports

Sitting in his car and scrolling through his phone, CJ Fredrick watched the heartbreaking photos of the Eastern Kentucky flood and the devastation it wrought in the region. One, in particular – a photo of an elderly woman, her whole house flooded, huddled in a sitting position to stay above the water – struck him. […]

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Shooting school teaching basketball players with video review

WATERVILLE, Maine (WABI) – A Saco basketball coach and instructor with 25 years of experience travels to Waterville to teach young players the intricacies of scoring with Shooting School. Waterville Practices located at Gilman St. Basketball Club(WABI) Lenny Holmes’ School of Shooting brings students to the screen. “I realized that one of the things kids […]

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How Connecticut High School Basketball Players Are Spending Their Summers

It’s no secret that women’s basketball has continued to improve in Connecticut with more and more players from the state to play in college. Part of the growth comes from AAU programs across the state that have players taking on the best competition in the entire country at tournaments coast to coast. A few of […]

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Sheppard, Dillon, Turner are the best basketball players I’ve covered

July 28 – Now it’s time to see who the best high school basketball players I’ve covered are. Now it is even more difficult. So far, I’ve chosen Neil Warren as my best football player, Becky Abner as my best fastball player, and Jeremy Brown as my best baseball player. And remember, these are just […]

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Two male PSC basketball players earn academic accolades – The Hamburg Reporter

On Tuesday, July 19, the National Association of Basketball Coaches announced the 2021-22 NABC Court of Honor. Peru State College players Isaac Simpson (Papillion) and Blake Petersen (Columbus) were part of the NABC Honors Court. “The NABC Honors Court, meanwhile, includes junior, senior and graduate men’s basketball players who finished the 2021-22 year with a […]

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Two PSC male basketball players win academic honors – Syracuse Journal-Democrat

On Tuesday, July 19, the National Association of Basketball Coaches announced the 2021-22 NABC Court of Honor. Peru State College players Isaac Simpson (Papillion) and Blake Petersen (Columbus) were part of the NABC Honors Court. “The NABC Honors Court, meanwhile, includes junior, senior and graduate men’s basketball players who finished the 2021-22 year with a […]

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Does the practice of lacrosse really help the development of basketball players?

Lacrosse has become very popular over the years due to its simple rules and the high level of skill required to play the game. The sport involves two teams competing against each other using sticks (lacrosse balls) to pass the ball between them. This game requires speed and hand-eye coordination. There are several benefits associated […]

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3 Michigan State Basketball Players Make NABC Honors Court

A trio of Michigan State basketball players have been recognized for their classroom achievements by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. MSU Joey Hauser, Malik Hall and Steven Izzo have all been named to the NABC Honors Court, which includes athletes from all NCAA divisions and NAIA programs. Qualified athletes are juniors or […]

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‘What’s up with retired basketball players’: NFL veteran calls out Kobe Bryant’s ex-teammate for leading ‘million dollar’ fight against Fake Drake

Celebrity boxing has been around for a while now and its popularity is only growing. People’s natural desire to watch fights may explain why celebrity boxing has grown in popularity. Even several retired NBA players have traded the court for the ring. Some use it as a new method to get back into shape, while […]

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Five male basketball players named to NABC honor court

History links Wheeling, WV — On Tuesday, the National Basketball Coaches Association (NABC) released its annual team and individual scholastic awards for the 2021-22 season. The Wheeling University men’s basketball team honored five players for their individual achievement in the classroom. Graduate student Alex Humphreysjunior Dozie EnyosiobiSenior Jay Gentryjunior John Korteand graduate […]

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How Michigan’s former basketball players fared in the Las Vegas Summer League

After competing July 7-17, the Las Vegas Summer League came to a close on Sunday after the Portland Trail Blazers captured the Summer League title. There were eight former Michigan basketball stars who competed in Las Vegas and we’ll show you how each former Wolverine fared. Some have done quite well, while others haven’t had […]

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An update on former Michigan basketball players in the Summer League

A group of former Michigan basketball players recently competed in the NBA Summer League and here’s how they fared. The 2022 NBA Las Vegas Summer League is now officially on the books, as all 32 NBA teams participated, and it was a lot of fun action over the course of 11 days. Many of Michigan’s […]

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Favorite No. 11 Hoosier? Picking Indiana’s Favorite Basketball Players, One Number at a Time

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Welcome to our summer series where Hoosier basketball fans can vote for their favorite Indiana players to wear each number. Today, we resume with all the best to wear the number 11. Favorite Hoosier? Each day we’re going to give you four picks along with a short player bio to choose your […]

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Brittney Griner receives support from Russian basketball players in court

WNBA star Brittney Griner appeared again in Russian court today (July 14). This time, however, she had support. Members of Griner’s Russian team, UMMC Ekaterinburg, testified on his behalf. Griner, who plays for the Phoenix Mercury, also plays overseas during the WNBA offseason. According ESPNthe Olympian played in Russia for six seasons. As reported by […]

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Favorite No. 10 Hoosier? Picking Indiana’s Favorite Basketball Players, One Number at a Time

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Welcome to our summer series where Hoosier basketball fans can vote for their favorite Indiana players to wear each number. Today, we resume with all the best to wear the number 10. Favorite Hoosier? Each day we’re going to give you four picks along with a short player bio to choose your […]

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UNT basketball players build team unity on trip to Puerto Rico | medium green

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Favorite No. 5 Hoosier? Picking Indiana’s Favorite Basketball Players, One Number at a Time

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Welcome to our summer series where Hoosier basketball fans can vote for their favorite Indiana players to wear each number. Today, we resume with all the best to wear number 5. Favorite Hoosier? Each day we’re going to give you four picks along with a short player bio to choose your favorite […]

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IU Basketball Players and Coaches Share Their Thoughts on Every Incoming Freshman

Indiana’s four-player freshman class is looking to make an immediate impact, and their past pedigree indicates that could happen sooner rather than later. With five stars Jalen Hood Schifino and Malik Reneau join the four stars Banks of Kaleb and CJ Gunn on campus this summer, work has already begun. But for […]

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Dizzy Runs Pro-Am to feature Indiana basketball players Xavier Johnson, Tamar Bates, Miller Kopp and Anthony Leal

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it was often difficult for current NBA guard Kyle Guy and former Harlem Globetrotter Derick Grant to find a gym to play basketball. It made them recognize the things they took for granted before the events closed and motivated them to give back to the Indianapolis community. When the restrictions were […]

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The 100 Greatest WVU Men’s Basketball Players of All Time: #30-26 | WVU | West Virginia Mountaineers Sports Coverage

Darryl Prue speaks during the 2019 WVU Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony. In this 21-part series, I count down the 100 greatest Mountaineer male basketball players of all time. Admittedly, this list is not scientific. It’s completely subjective, and of course opinions may differ. Feel free to visit our message boards at BlueGoldNews.com to […]

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How Wisconsin’s Former Women’s Basketball Players Used Transportation Back In The Early Title Era IX | Middle School

JAKE KOCOROWSKI The early-to-mid-1970s modes of transportation described by former University of Wisconsin female basketball players paint a starkly different picture of planes and coaches than today’s college programs and their female students- athletes can use. “We had fleet cars,” said former UW player Kristi Austin (née: Condon), who also later added that vans were […]

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Favorite No. 2 Hoosier? Picking Indiana’s Favorite Basketball Players, One Number at a Time

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Welcome to our summer series where Hoosier basketball fans can vote for their favorite Indiana players to wear each number. Today, we’re back with all the greats to wear number 2. Favorite Hoosier? Each day we’re going to give you four picks along with a short player bio to choose your favorite […]

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Former Danville-area basketball players reunited in a rivalry game for a cause

Danville, Va. – All eyes were on the field during the game at George Washington High School, but something else special was happening there – the Danville Police Department’s Community Engagement Project continuing to help with the decrease in crime in the area. Now the community is coming together to give back with basketball fun. […]

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Meet SBLive’s 2021-22 National High School Basketball Players

Photo of Dariq Whitehead by Annette Wilkerson We’ve officially transitioned from the 2021-22 high school sports season into the 2022-23 preseason, so it’s time to take a look back at the stars of the past fall, winter, and spring seasons before we start looking towards who’s next. We started by highlighting some of the Volleyball […]

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No. 0 favorite Hoosier? Picking Indiana’s Favorite Basketball Players, One Number at a Time

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – We all have our favorite Indiana basketball players over the years, some more than others. These love stories have had us racing to buy jerseys with these numbers through countless generations. And as we wait patiently – or not too patiently – for another basketball season to roll out in November, we […]

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Hoosiers by the numbers: Your favorite male basketball players to hold No. 0

We all have our favorite Hoosier male basketball players and might even base our lucky numbers on their jerseys. Welcome to a new series where we break down Hoosier players by number starting at the bottom with #0. Kory Barnet March 22, 2012; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Indiana Hoosiers guard Daniel Moore (11) defends against forward […]

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List of former Kentucky basketball players in the NBA Summer League

Shaedon Sharpe participated in pre-draft practice with the Portland Trail Blazers, the team that eventually selected him, on June 15. Bruce Ely Portland Trail Blazers The NBA Summer League game started last weekend with the California Classic, then the Salt Lake City Summer League earlier this week, but it’s at the Las Vegas Summer League. […]

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Dallas Maverick Maxi Kleber remembers pro basketball players attending his camps as a kid

As Maxi Kleber was minutes away from greeting nearly 200 kids Tuesday morning at the Plano Sports Authority, those kids started shouting, “Maxi! Max! Max!” The chants grew louder as the fifth-year Dallas Mavericks forward approached the crowd of children at Mavs Academy Hoop Camp. Once the kids calmed down, Kleber started telling his story […]

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Kleber remembers, as a child, the professional basketball players who attended his camps

PLANO — As Maxi Kleber was minutes away from greeting nearly 200 kids Tuesday morning at the Plano Sports Authority, those kids started shouting, “Maxi! Max! Max!” The chants grew louder as the fifth-year Dallas Mavericks forward approached the crowd of children at Mavs Academy Hoop Camp. Once the kids calmed down, Kleber started telling […]

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Former Michigan basketball players set for NBA Summer League debut

Several former Michigan basketball players will participate in the NBA Summer League, with the first entering the court on Tuesday, July 5. The showcase for (mostly) young players features seven former Wolverines, including four rookies. The games will be broadcast on ESPN networks as well as NBA TV. Caleb Houstan and Moussa Diabaté were Michigan’s […]

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Dallas Maverick Maxi Kleber remembers pro basketball players who attended his camps as a kid

As Maxi Kleber was minutes away from greeting nearly 200 kids Tuesday morning at the Plano Sports Authority, those kids started shouting, “Maxi! Max! Max!” The chants grew louder as the fifth-year Dallas Mavericks forward approached the crowd of children at Mavs Academy Hoop Camp. Once the kids calmed down, Kleber started telling his story […]

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The 100 Greatest WVU Men’s Basketball Players of All Time: #45-41 | WVU | West Virginia Mountaineers Sports Coverage

The WVU Fieldhouse, seen from across the Mon River. In this 21-part series, I count down the 100 greatest Mountaineer male basketball players of all time. Admittedly, this list is not scientific. It’s completely subjective, and of course opinions may differ. Feel free to visit our message boards at BlueGoldNews.com to provide feedback on this […]

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Famous basketball players who love the game

Photo: basketballnetwork.net In the world of professional sports, basketball is one of the most popular and lucrative games. Many famous athletes have made their fortune playing this game, but what many people don’t know is that some of these athletes are also high rollers. This incisive blog post will take a look at some of […]

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The 100 Greatest WVU Men’s Basketball Players of All Time: #50-46 | WVU | West Virginia Mountaineers Sports Coverage

West Virginia guard Taz Sherman hits a jumper over Oklahoma’s Elijah Harkless (Photo Ty Russell) In this 21-part series, I count down the 100 greatest Mountaineer male basketball players of all time. Admittedly, this list is not scientific. It’s completely subjective, and of course opinions may differ. Feel free to visit our message boards at […]

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The 10 Best Returning ACC Basketball Players

The 2022-23 college basketball season is still over four months away, but with the NBA draft officially on the books, we can get an idea of ​​what the rosters will look like for the upcoming season. Today we try to rank the top ten returning men’s basketball players in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Armando Bacot […]

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The 100 Greatest WVU Men’s Basketball Players of All Time: #60-56 | WVU | West Virginia Mountaineers Sports Coverage

West Virginia Bryant Guard Truck (2009-12) In this 21-part series, I count down the 100 greatest Mountaineer male basketball players of all time. Admittedly, this list is not scientific. It’s completely subjective, and of course opinions may differ. Feel free to visit our message boards at BlueGoldNews.com to provide feedback on this list, whether for […]

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Best Indian Basketball Players: Top List

India has dozens of talented basketball players. Among male and female players who play 5v5 and 3v3, on hardwood or cement floors, from Delhi to Mizoramwhether they are of Indian nationality or of Indian origin, the country is full of basketball talent. Here is a curated list of the top active basketball players in the […]

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NBA Mock Draft 2022: Where UCLA Basketball Players Could End Up

No Bruins have been named in the NBA Draft since 2019, but that is expected to change Thursday night. UCLA men’s basketball has a pair of players likely to be selected in the 2022 NBA Draft in guard/forward Peyton Watson and guard Johnny Juzang. Watson is the Bruins’ first successful player under coach Mick Cronin, […]

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2 basketball players from Ludhiana, coach to represent India in Jordan

In a matter of pride for the district, two female basketball players based in Ludhiana and a female coach have been selected to represent the Indian women’s basketball team in the FIBA ​​U-16 Asian Women’s Championship 2022 to be held in Amman, Jordan from June 24 to 30. Manmeet Kaur, captain of the Indian team, […]

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Kentucky basketball players among the brightest talents in the NBA draft

Kentucky fans didn’t get a chance to see Shaedon Sharpe in the field this season, as he signed up but ultimately missed the season. And although Sharpe didn’t show his abilities on a college court before choosing to enter the NBA draft, he remains one of the players with the highest potential in the […]

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The 5 greatest basketball players of all time

But decisions had to be made. So, for better or worse, here are the top five players in NBA history, ranked in order. Honor or congratulate the players you love. Some people will be happy with the rankings, while others won’t. Discover the 5 greatest basketball players of all time. We are happy with the […]

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How former IU basketball players fared in the 2021-22 NBA season – The Daily Hoosier

Seven former IU basketball players played the game at the highest level in the 2021-22 NBA season. Below, we summarize their performances from the 2021-22 season with NBA stats and ratings, and provide a brief update on each player. Victor Oladipo –Miami After a second knee surgery, Oladipo returned to the field on March 7 […]

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Returning UI basketball players to watch

In today’s college basketball landscape, players who opt out of the NBA draft after their first two years or choose to skip the transfer portal option are rare. These Indiana male and female basketball players had the option of leaving Bloomington, either to play professionally or at another school, but decided to stay Hoosiers. All […]

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Watch Now: ‘Bonding’ Begins As Illinois State Basketball Players Get To Know Each Other, Coaches’ Expectations | state of illinois

NORMAL — Point guard Darius Burford is among six transfers brought in by new Illinois State basketball head coach Ryan Pedon and his team. They join six scholarship players who stayed from last season. The start of summer school this week brought everyone together for the first time. Thankfully, Burford said the name tags weren’t […]

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Western Michigan University men’s basketball players hit the court with the Beautiful Lives Project – CW50 Detroit

An event with the Beautiful Lives Project at Read Fieldhouse on Wednesday brought together the community and the Western Michigan University men’s basketball team. The Beautiful Lives project aims to give people with disabilities the opportunity to participate in activities that they would normally not be able to. READ MORE: Status: Chemical Company, Likely Source […]

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Western Michigan University men’s basketball players hit the court with the Beautiful Lives Project – CBS Detroit

Buddy is celebrating National Pizza Day Detroit style this weekBuddy’s Pizza celebrates its 76th anniversary and National Detroit-Style Pizza Day (June 23) at the Detroit Zoo. 6 hours ago New Safe Sleep Guidelines for Stress Babies No co-sleeping, crib decorations or reclining productsCo-sleeping under any circumstances is not safe for infant sleep, the American Academy […]

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Western Michigan University Men’s Basketball Players Hit The Court With The Beautiful Lives Project – Home Of CW50

First weather forecast June 24, 2022 (overnight)A clear and calm night. Senior Forecaster Stacey DuFord explains the changes coming for tomorrow. 4 hours ago 2022 Ford Fireworks on June 27: Here’s What You Need to KnowThe skies will once again be filled with vivid color for the 64th annual Ford Fireworks. 23 hours ago Local […]

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After almost a year, former Duke basketball players reflect on how NIL changed the game | Basketball

DURHAM, North Carolina — When the NCAA changed course last summer to allow athletes to take advantage of their name, image and likeness, its main concern was to prevent NIL from becoming a recruiting enticement. As the first anniversary of the NIL era approached, the NCAA’s wish did not come true, as one might expect. […]

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Kansas State men’s basketball players take to the court at Washburn Basketball Camp

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Another day of Washburn University basketball camp wrapped up Wednesday and it was filled with offense, defense and learning. Two Kansas State players hit the field with young athletes like Markquis Nowell and Chipola College transfer Nae-Qwan Tomlin. Nowell told 13 Sports that this decision to return for another year at […]

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Lobo’s new basketball players bring the needed size

It wasn’t like Morris Udeze was running out of options when he dipped his toes into the pool at the transfer gate this offseason. After all, the 6-foot-8, 245-pound Houston native played 91 games and started 54 times in four basketball seasons at Wichita State, which won 76 games during that span and qualified. twice […]

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The 5 best basketball players in the world right now

We’ve seen the decline of longtime stars like James Harden, who we ranked No. 5 at the start of this season. The rise of Jimmy Butler and other longtime All-Stars, who we ranked No. 19 in October. Harden and Anthony Davis were notable dropouts in our preseason rosters. Damian Lillard was also absent. Check out […]

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The 100 Greatest WVU Men’s Basketball Players of All Time: #90-86 | WVU | West Virginia Mountaineers Sports Coverage

WVU Basketball Nathan Adrian In this 21-part series, I count down the top 100 Mountaineer male basketball players of all time. Admittedly, this list is not scientific. It’s completely subjective, and obviously opinions can differ. Feel free to visit our message boards at BlueGoldNews.com to provide feedback on this list, whether for or against. Below […]

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Ohio teenager brutally beaten to death after spraying basketball players with SplatRBall gun – Crime Online

On June 2, Ethan Liming, 17, was found dead in the parking lot of I Promise School in Akron. The US Marshals Service on Saturday announcement that authorities had arrested three men in connection with the murder: Donovon Jones, 21, Deshawn Stafford Jr., 20, and Tyler Stafford, 19. Investigators believe Liming was fatally beaten around […]

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Moose Jaw basketball players have the chance to learn from a European professional coach

Elite Athletes Belgium joined Golden Ticket Sports for a special event on Thursday evening Local basketball players had a unique opportunity to take elite lessons from one of Europe’s top professional coaches at the Golden Ticket Sports Center on Thursday evening. Elite Athletes Belgium coach and trainer Joerik Michiels stopped by the local facility as […]

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Former professional basketball players lead a clinic for young people

The National Basketball Retired Players Association held its Full Court Press Clinic in the Bronx, bringing in former National Basketball Association (NBA) and Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) players to mentor more than 100 students. The clinic took place at the James Monroe Educational Campus. Former professionals included Nate “Tiny” Archibald, Adrienne Goodson, Kim Hampton, […]

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UConn basketball players surprised former Husky Evina Westbrook during a weekend in New York. Here’s how they pulled it off.

Dorka Juhász likens herself and her UConn women’s basketball teammates to “FBI agents” after what they pulled off last weekend. Their mission? To surprise former Husky Evina Westbrook, who now plays professionally for the Minnesota Lynx, in New York ahead of her game against the Liberty. “It was kind of like a team thing that […]

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Former CSI male basketball players attend camps

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) Former College of Southern Idaho men’s basketball players are helping out at camp this week while on hiatus from their respective colleges. Hawaiian guard Amoro Lado and Carson-Newman forward Nehemie Kabeya. Lado averaged five points for the Rainbow Rarriors last season. While Kabeya wore a red shirt last season and is […]

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Teenagers fire toy gun at basketball players ahead of deadly fight near I Promise

The clash that led to Ethan Liming Thursday night’s death began when his group of four teenagers pulled over in a car and started shooting a SplatRBall water bead gel gun at four people playing basketball outside the school I Promise. Akron Police Chief Stephane Mylet Liming, 17, told a press conference Wednesday that he […]

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The Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Game will feature the best boys and girls basketball players in the United States

The best high school basketball seniors from Kentucky and Indiana will face off this weekend. It is billed as the nation’s oldest continuous all-star game. For four years, these high school basketball players have thrived on the court, and this weekend a few of them will close that chapter of their lives with Kentucky-Indiana. Star […]

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NJ appeals court reinstates discrimination claims by former Rutgers-Newark basketball players

A group of former Rutgers-Newark female basketball players faced discrimination based on their race, gender and sexual orientation and their claims of retaliation will be revived in an existing lawsuit against the university, a ruled a state superior court appeals panel. Appeals judges Clarkson Fisher, Patrick DeAlmeida and Morris Smith reversed a ruling that four […]

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Rescuers from Romulus take to the field against young basketball players; raise money for children – The News Herald

It’s not quite “The Bad Boys” of the Detroit Pistons, “The Splash Brothers” with the Golden State Warriors or the legendary “Showtime” crew of the Los Angeles Lakers. These Romulus Police and Fire Department basketball players and others are best known for protecting the community instead of the rim and winning the hearts of children […]

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Celtics inspire young Boston-area basketball players

BOSTON — Boston basketball fans are buzzing. Fans are thrilled with the NBA Finals and are already enjoying the rivalries here. “Even though Jayson Tatum and Marcus Smart are great players, I just think the Warriors are a better team,” said 8th grader Sophia McClendon, who has been cheering on the Warriors since moving to […]

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Romulus first responders take to the court against young basketball players; raise money for children – The News Herald

It’s not quite “The Bad Boys” of the Detroit Pistons, “The Splash Brothers” with the Golden State Warriors or the legendary “Showtime” crew of the Los Angeles Lakers. These Romulus Police and Fire Department basketball players and others are best known for protecting the community instead of the rim and winning the hearts of children […]

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Elite teenage basketball players work overtime and win $100,000 in this Atlanta-based league

Overtime Elite (OTE) – self-described as “the future of basketball” turns teenage hoops into six-figure earners. According The Gazette, the Atlanta-based three-team league pays its young basketball players $100,000 and more, while nurturing them to become NBA Stars in the near future. How OTE works Players recruited for OTE attend an internal school and earn […]

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Michigan basketball players are projected in the latest NBA drafts

June 1 is the key date for Michigan basketball. The Wolverines are firing Hunter Dickinson after deciding not to enter the NBA draft after his second season, and the Wolverines have released Princeton guard Jaelin Llewellyn from the transfer gate. Corn and Blue also have possible key contributors as freshmen like Jett Howard, Tarris Reed, […]

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Basketball players invited to inaugural 3-on-3 tournament at Riverside Park | New

The Logansport Parks and Recreation Department will host Eel River’s first summer shootout in June to celebrate the new basketball courts at Riverside Park. The event is a 16-team tournament for ages 16 and up and will take place from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 26. The $30 registration fee per team will […]

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Courtroom Hoops opens new NCAA-certified facility for local basketball players

Courtroom Hoops recently opened a new basketball performance center in Hernando, hoping to bring more exposure to local athletes. MEMPHIS, Tenn. – “We love our junior colleges here in Mississippi. We appreciate every recruiter who gives our kids an opportunity in Mississippi, but we believe we have talent here in Mississippi that deserves a little […]

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Clackamas’ Jazzy Davidson tops ESPN list of female basketball players for current freshman class

Oregon basketball fans already know how powerful Jazzy Davidson of the Clackamas can be on the court. But the freshman wing is gaining national recognition. In the last HoopGurlz Recruitment Ranking, nicknamed the “Terrific 25”, Davidson is listed as the No. 1 player among the freshman class. The Terrific 25 is assembled by first basketball […]

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Euroleague basketball players will wear MindFly Bodycams during matches

Dapper Labs won the 2022 Sports Business Award for Best Sports Technology for Popularizing Non-Fungible Tokens with its landmark release of the NBA Top Shot product. Numerous NFTs have sold for astronomical sums, including a LeBron James dunk that fetched $387,000. This year’s award was co-presented by SportTechie. Following the success of Top Shot, Dapper […]

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‘The best basketball players on the planet’ – Novak Djokovic praises Serbian basketball MVPs ahead of quest for Roland Garros 2022

Novak Djokovic is ready for Roland Garros. Despite a stagnant start to the year where he couldn’t play for the titles, the Serb was back on the pitch. The player brought a lot of pride and fame to his country. Also, the world number. 1 recently took to his Instagram to appreciate the success of […]

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US sponsors training of young Nigerian basketball players

The United States Consulate in Nigeria, in conjunction with the Organized Basketball Network (OBN), trains young Nigerians between the ages of 6 and 18 to play basketball. Jennifer Foltz, the US consulate’s deputy public affairs officer, revealed this during the opening ceremony of a four-day training program. Titled “Uplift Africa Youth Through Basketball Camp,” the […]

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Five Michigan State basketball players who need to elevate their game in 2022-23

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The offseason has been filled with intrigue for Michigan State’s basketball program. Seniors Gabe Brown and Marcus Bingham Jr. have decided to turn pro. A coaching seat on Tom Izzo’s bench opened up last month when longtime assistant Dwayne Stephens accepted the head coaching job at Western Michigan. Projected starter Julius […]

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Kansas basketball players measure at G League Camp

One year after the Kansas striker Jalen Wilson struggled to gain a foothold in NBA draft circles, Wilson measured much the same at G League Camp. The Combine released its metrics on Tuesday, which means Wilson will have to show his improvement over last year in sports testing. Listed at 6-foot-8 in Kansas, […]

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How Justin Rubin, Founder of Pro Connect, Provides Opportunities for Basketball Players

Justin Rubin is the CEO and Founder of Pro Connect (@pro_connect) and People Players (@playerspeople). Pro Connect provides post-college basketball players, including JUCO, Division I, Division II, and Division III athletes, with the guidance, exposure, and opportunities needed to play professionally overseas. Since 2018, Pro Connect has been involved in signing over 50 players in […]

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Hawks star Trae Young tweets advice to high school basketball players

As NIL money for college athletes continues to rise and the NCAA looks to make changes to the system it didn’t anticipate, Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young has tweeted advice for players to high school basketball envisioning their future in the sport. For athletes who are offered sums of money in the six figures or […]

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Trae Young tweets advice to high school basketball players

Graduation season is upon us. But before the students cross the stage and throw their caps in the air, their big brother, Trae Young, has some words of wisdom to impart. Unfortunately, the All-Star point guard isn’t the first speaker at the ceremonies this year (that would be so tough, though). However, he tweeted the […]

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The region’s top female basketball players take to the Cambridge court to honor Medina Dixon’s legacy

Emotion, wisdom and prayer were on display at Cambridge’s War Memorial Gymnasium on Friday as friends and family of Medina Dixon gathered to honor the late legend at an opening ceremony. Then the music started, the ball swung, and a collection of New England high school basketball talent dueled on the first day of the […]

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2 Richmond-area basketball players could hit the court for Gonzaga next season | Richmond Free Press

What are the chances? Richmond is about 2,500 miles from Spokane, Wash., but two former players from the area may be preparing for Gonzaga University basketball next season. Efton J. Reid, a former standout of the Steward School at Western Henrico, announced he was transferring to Gonzaga from Louisiana State University. He will have three […]

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Former Dakota Wesleyan University basketball players take head coaching jobs

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) — When the calendar rolls around in March, South Dakota’s small town pride is evident on the basketball court. That kind of pride stayed deep in Luke Bamberg and Ty Hoglund, two high school and Dakota Wesleyan University alumni. Bamberg and Hoglund will be on the sidelines when the men’s basketball […]

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Bayside Basketball Field Court | County Leader of St George and Sutherland

More than 800 local Bayside residents have to leave the local government area to play competitive basketball due to a lack of competition facilities for the sport, according to figures from Basketball NSW. St George Basketball Association director Kate Joveski told Bayside Council last month there was an urgent need for young people to have […]

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Former Opals captain claims Liz Cambage told Nigerian basketball players ‘go back to your third world country’ is true | Basketball

Former Opals captain Jenna O’Hea has spoken out about the incident that prompted Liz Cambage’s disorderly exit from the national program, alleging unconfirmed claims that the star told her Nigerian rivals to “go back in your third world country” are true. Cambage has been independently investigated and issued a formal reprimand – but no suspension […]

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How UConn’s Past and Future Male Basketball Players Changed Schools

Tristen Newton visited East Carolina University’s compliance office just over a month ago and revealed he would be entering the NCAA transfer portal. He filled out paperwork and gave it to a compliance officer, who then entered Newton’s name on the portal’s website. “And it’s like 40 seconds later that I got a call,” Newton […]

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Here’s what you need to know

As the WNBA season begins on Friday, the UConn women’s basketball program will be well represented across the league. There could be up to 20 former UConn players participating in the 2022 season, whether they’re playing on a roster or working behind the scenes on the team’s staff. From longtime veterans and new WNBA champions […]

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Former Texas Southern basketball players allege abuse by Hall of Fame coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — In a report, published Thursday, Athleticism alleged that former Texas Southern University women’s basketball coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke used abusive and demeaning language towards players. ABC13 confirmed that neither Cooper-Dyke nor his assistant coaches were permitted to have any contact with players outside of practices or games during the final three weeks […]

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Find out which Dallas-area basketball players and coaches have won statewide honors

The Dallas area — which sent 10 boys’ and girls’ basketball teams to the UIL state tournament in March — is considered Texas’ home for hoops. It’s no surprise, then, that the region was cleaned up in the statewide postseason awards category. Seven Dallas-area boys and girls basketball players have been named player of the […]

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How fit are basketball players compared to other sports?

Fans love to debate the different nuances of their favorite sports. Some even like to claim that their favorite is better than the others, but the truth is that most debates are impossible to measure. When it comes to fitness, however, there’s an interesting discussion to be had. In this guide, we take a look […]

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How fit are basketball players compared to other sports? – Basketball Network

Giannis Antetokounmpo Game 1 vs Celtics © David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports Fans love to debate the different nuances of their favorite sports. Some even like to claim that their favorite is better than the others, but the truth is that most debates are impossible to measure. When it comes to fitness, however, there’s an […]

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Wheelchair basketball players get a boost as part of the All Ability Sports project

The Rescue Sports Foundation, in partnership with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), has embarked on the distribution of wheelchairs used to play basketball across Ghana, to help strengthen the sport. The All Ability Sports Project aims to increase sports opportunities for people with disabilities for their positive social engagement. Major interventions target people with […]

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Houston-area basketball players selected for HABCA All-Star Game

Eleven boy basketball players from the Northwest Houston area have been selected to compete in the 2022 Houston Area Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game on Wednesday, May 4, at Stafford High School, the association announced April 21. The event consists of two games: Team (David) President vs. Team (Shannon) Heston, scheduled for 6 p.m., and […]

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Injury claims for former Seton Hall basketball players dropped

By Mike Curley (April 27, 2022, 1:56 p.m. EDT) — A federal judge in New Jersey has thrown out most of the claims of two former Seton Hall University basketball players in a lawsuit alleging school staff hid the nature of their injuries and allowed them to worsen, leaving only the gross negligence claims of […]

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Two Dozen Oakland County Female Basketball Players Honored with Top BCAM Designation for 2021-22 Season – The Oakland Press

Each season, the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan releases its “BCAM’s Best” list, honoring female basketball players across the state for their accomplishments on the court that season. Oakland County was well represented in the 2021-22 version of “BCAM’s Best.” West Bloomfield sophomore Indya Davis made the “best of the best” list, the only second […]

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Two dozen Oakland County female basketball players awarded top BCAM designation for 2021-22 season – Daily Tribune

Each season, the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan releases its “BCAM’s Best” list, honoring female basketball players across the state for their accomplishments on the court that season. Oakland County was well represented in the 2021-22 version of “BCAM’s Best.” West Bloomfield sophomore Indya Davis made the “best of the best” list, the only second […]

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Three basketball players selected to All-Region 20 teams – Campus Current

Dan Elson Forward Jamar Young and guard Michael Cantrell made the Region 20 Division III First Team. Guard Brandy Middleton made the All Region Division III Honorable Mention Team. The National Junior College Athletic Association named three Riverhawks basketball players to Region 20 Division III teams in early April. Forward Jamar Young and fullback Michael […]

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Several Downriver-area women’s basketball players have all won All-Huron League honors – The News Herald

The Huron League recently released its all-league roster for the 2021-22 women’s basketball season and several players from the Downriver area were honoured. Riverview repeated as Huron League champions with a perfect 14-0 run in league play. Grosse Île finished second in the league with a 12-2 record while Huron (6-8) was fifth and Flat […]

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Why former UConn women’s basketball players are thriving with the WNBA’s Seattle Storm: ‘It’s a family’

Evina Westbrook became the seventh UConn women’s basketball player in history to be drafted by the Seattle Storm when she was selected in the second round of the WNBA Draft earlier this month. The Storm has long been a West Coast home for Huskies. Not only did the team feature two of the greatest to […]

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Two CC basketball players sign to play in four-year schools

Rashaun Agee (left) and Gus Wright (right) signing letters of intent (Tayler Stephenson, Oil City) CASPER, Wyo.– Casper College “Swede” Erickson Gym was a busy place on Thursday as two of Casper College’s basketball players signed letters of intent to play basketball at four-year colleges l ‘next year. Player Rashaun Agee has signed with Bowling […]

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Basketball or Investing: Why You Shouldn’t Overplay Your Hot Hand

Students were asked whether they felt a player might have a “hot hand” and go on a shooting spree, where he would make consecutive shots? All of the players shook their heads as one. Summers took a breather, savoring the experience. He said, “The answer is no.” Patterns may be found amid a sea of […]

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Young Flint basketball players get free books and sneakers

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Rutgers Basketball’s Cliff Omoruyi launches footwear campaign for Nigerian basketball players – Sporting Life

When Cliff Omoruyi was growing up in Nigeria, he struggled to find shoes that fit him. And the shoes he had on wore out quickly because of the amount of basketball he played on the outdoor courts. It wasn’t an easy situation, and the 6-foot-11 Rutgers center decided he wanted to help others in his […]

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Former UConn basketball players embrace shared connection on the Storm – Hartford Courant

Sitting alongside fellow former UConn basketball players Sue Bird and Evina Westbrook on Tuesday, Breanna Stewart jokingly referred to the WNBA Storm as the “Seattle Huskies.” The Storm have had several Huskies in the lead for some time now, including three last season with Bird and Stewart alongside Katie Lou Samuelson. That number increases to […]

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Why a social network for basketball players bounced off the court to recruit STEM players, solar

IIn an industry where relationships can mean as much as talent, DeMarcus Weeks imagined a LinkedIn-type network to create exposure for athletes – especially historically black college and university basketball players, as well as other small schools. In his words: giving the little guys a voice by providing them with a network to connect with […]

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is one of the most legendary basketball players in the history of the sport…

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is one of the most legendary basketball players in the recorded history of the sport. During his time in the field, he won the MVP award a record six times. He also became a NBA All-Star a record number of nineteen time. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is so accomplished on the pitch, in fact, that […]

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UNC Basketball Players Begin Barnstorming NIL Tour

After an incredible run to the national championship game, North Carolina basketball players will capitalize on that success with the “Iron Five Tour.” The four-stage event begins with a sold-out Wednesday night program at Gastonia (NC) Christian School. RJ Davis, Caleb Love, Leaky Black, Brady Manek, Armando Bacot, Puff Johnson and Dontrez Styles […]

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Zia Cooke named one of the highest paid college basketball players

For the first time in March Madness history, players can sign sponsorship deals that allow them to capitalize on the use of their names, images and popularity. Zia Cooke, aa junior guard and leading scorer for the University of South Carolina women’s basketball team, winning on and off the court. She recently won the tournament […]

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Zia Cooke, one of the highest paid college basketball player, talks about the impact of sponsorship deals

College basketball made headlines last month for a reason other than the NCAA March Madness Tournament when it came out on Opendorse new data showing that female basketball players are the second highest paid college athletes. Zia Cooke — junior guard and leading scorer for the University of South Carolina women’s basketball team, which won […]

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Several Downriver-area male basketball players earn All-State honors – The News Herald

Michigan’s Associated Press recently announced its all-state selections for the 2021-22 men’s basketball season and several Downriver-area players were honored. In Division 3, three players from Ecorse were selected to the all-state team along with two players from Riverview Gabriel Richard. From Ecorse, junior Malik Olafioye earned first-team all-state honors while senior Derrick Kemp was […]

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‘Her Turn’: SDSU basketball players create nonprofit

BROOKINGS, SD (KELO) — You might recognize them by what they’ve accomplished in the spotlight on the court, but two female basketball players from SDSU have also started a new nonprofit. Non-profit organization of Junior Myah Selland and second Tori Nelson “His turn” is affiliated with the Brookings Foundation. “Her Turn is a scholarship program […]

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SDSU basketball players create non-profit organization

BROOKINGS, SD (KELO) — You might recognize them by what they’ve accomplished in the spotlight on the court, but two female basketball players from SDSU have also started a new nonprofit. Non-profit organization of Junior Myah Selland and second Tori Nelson “His turn” is affiliated with the Brookings Foundation. “Her Turn is a scholarship program […]

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Review of the highest rated West Virginia basketball players to sign

WVSports.com looks back at West Virginia’s basketball recruiting classes from 2002-2021 to see how the top-rated players fared during that time. This period is considered the internet era of Rivals.com and we will strictly review high school or prep prospects who signed with Mountaineers during this period. This therefore excludes college or transfer options. Years […]

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Two Dearborn-area basketball players win all-state honors – Press & Guide

Michigan’s Associated Press recently released its all-state selections for the 2021-22 women’s basketball season. From the Dearborn area, two players earned all-state honors in Division 1. Alex Muller – For MediaNews Group Fordson senior Batoul Reda drives into a layup during a match with host Divine Child at the Guido Showcase 2021 in December. Reda, […]

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World’s First Smart Basketball Hoop – Young Basketball Players Rate Their Huupe Experience – The UBJ

Technology is developing rapidly in the fitness industry. Different ways we’ve combined technology with exercise can be found in today’s smartwatches or home workout machines that not only offer great exercise hardware, but also the analytics and data to track our performance. Fitness technology has undoubtedly added flexibility and independence to the workout experience. The […]

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Ohio State basketball players he sent to the NBA Draft

In case you’ve been a bit off the sports news cycle, we’re here to let you know that former Ohio State head coach Thad Matta is back in the game. One of his former schools, and alma mater, Butler, announced the hiring of Matta being the Bulldogs’ new head coach last week. Hopefully, Matta has […]

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Five Maryland female basketball players including All-American Angel Reese enter transfer portal – Baltimore Sun

The Maryland women’s basketball team’s off-season exodus continued on Wednesday, a day after two stars entered the transfer portal. Junior striker Mimi Collins became the fifth Terps player to enter the portal since Tuesday morning, a team spokesperson confirmed. Collins joined sophomore forward Angel Reese, an Associated Press third-team All-American last season, and junior Ashley […]

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Thank you, senior basketball players – The Collegian

Before the WNIT Championship on Saturday, four senior Jackrabbits knew they were playing in their final collegiate game. It was evident in the opening minutes of the match that this would be the memorable send off they all deserved. Supported by 5,263 fans at Frost Arena, South Dakota State University crushed Seton Hall to claim […]

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Ohio State Hoops Related College Basketball Players Transfer Portal

It’s the new norm in college basketball, and it especially seems to be the norm for Ohio State over the past few seasons. The transfer portal – the gift that continues, uh – gives, I guess. It used to be that roster building was all about recruiting guys and then either keeping them for a […]

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Video shows young basketball players attacking referee, investigation underway

Police are investigating an incident at an amateur basketball game in Georgia after video showed several players attacking a referee on the court. As the Telegraph reports, DeKalb County police have opened an investigation into the alleged assault by the youth basketball team and some parents present. The incident happened at Stronghold Christian Church on […]

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Former UNC basketball players tweet how proud they are of this team

In the 2022 National Championship, UNC left it all on the field in a narrow 69-72 loss to the Kansas Jayhawks, and the former Tar Heels couldn’t be prouder. Although UNC lost what could have been its seventh national championship title by a narrow margin, everyone with Chapel Hill ties agrees on this point: the […]

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2 Georgia basketball players would be transferred

ATHENS, GA – MARCH 03: Aaron Harrison #2, Andrew Harrison #5, Willie Cauley-Stein #15, Karl-Anthony Towns #12 and Tyler Ulis #3 of the Kentucky Wildcats rush to the field to get back on defense against the Georgia Bulldogs at Stegeman Coliseum on March 3, 2015 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) Roster […]

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UNC basketball players return next season

North Carolina’s Armando Bacot (5) and RJ Davis (4) react after a field goal from Brady Manek to give the Tar Heels a 56-38 second-half lead over Baylor on Saturday, March 19, 2022 during the NCAA Tournament at Dickies Arena at Ft. Worth, TX. Robert Willette [email protected] North Carolina’s surprising run through the NCAA Tournament […]