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Meet the 75 men’s basketball players who starred in their conference, Feb. 7-11. 13

The last week of men’s basketball action featured outstanding all-court performances for New Jersey teams, including some impressive efforts. This season, NJ Advance Media has changed the way we honor Players of the Week for women’s and men’s basketball. We’ll name five Players of the Week in each conference – the “starting five”, if you […]

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Players subject to racist abuse at HS game – NBC New York

Students making monkey noises taunted black basketball players at a high school game in New York earlier this week, and parents and school leaders are demanding more aggressive action against those responsible. The incident between Nyack and Pearl River college teams happened Wednesday night in Pearl River court. A video tweeted by Nyack’s basketball program […]

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How 2 former Wisconsin men’s basketball players are making the most of their time in Valparaiso | Wisconsin Badgers Men’s Basketball

AARON FERGUSON, 219-853-2519 Times Sports editor Aaron Ferguson meets Valparaiso striker Ben Krikke and gets to know the Beacons from the all-conference striker. Trevor Anderson has had the opportunity to reflect on what he has learned in life and it is this: you have a greater […]

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Oregon’s Top Female High School Basketball Players: Meet the Top 5A Mid-Willamette Conference Stars (Part 2) – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Bob Lundenberg Over the next two weeks, we’ll take a conference-by-conference look at some of the best high school basketball players in the state. Here is part 2 of the list of girls from Mid-Willamette. (See part 1 here.) Every league has many outstanding players, and these lists are not intended to be exhaustive. […]

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We don’t know why 5 IU basketball players were suspended. Here’s what we know.

Indiana University men’s basketball coach mike woodson suspended five players — starters Xavier Johnson and Parker Stewartas well as reservations Tamar Bates, Khristian Lander and Michael Durr — ahead of Tuesday night’s game at Northwestern. The shorthanded Hoosiers lost 59-51. They are 16-7 overall and 7-6 in Big Ten Conference play. Why were 5 IU […]

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Clark Atlanta basketball players ask school after home game attendance restriction

Clark University in Atlanta has announced that attendance at men’s and women’s basketball home games will continue to be restricted for the remainder of the season. Only essential playing, administrative and team staff will be allowed inside the LS Epps gymnasium due to Covid-19 precautions, the school announced on Tuesday. In response to the news, […]

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Why Nate Frye is opening a new gym for Houma-area basketball players

Nate Frie wanted to find a way to share everything he learned as a professional basketball player with the next generation of Houma athletes. He opened “The Den of Alpha Omega” gym to do just that. It is located at 138 Alliance Court in Houma and is open to area athletes who want to learn […]

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Oregon’s Best High School Basketball Players: Meet the Top 6A Metro League Stars (Part 1) – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Bob Lundberg Over the next two weeks, we’ll take a conference-by-conference look at some of the best high school basketball players in the state. Here is part 1 of the Metro boys list. Check back soon for part 2. Every league has many outstanding players, and these lists are not intended to be exhaustive. […]

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These 5 Indiana High School Basketball Players Are All NIC Candidates

SOUTH BEND – Eric Gaff believes his South Bend Saint Joseph team has finally secured a victory. It happened last week, Feb. 1 against Culver Academy, when the Indians beat the Eagles, 52-48. Why was this a declaration victory? “They’re just a quality program,” Gaff said. “They’re a tough, well-trained, well-drilled side and it’s just […]

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Pasco Cements Its Legacy Among SRVHS’ Outstanding Basketball Players | News

San Ramon Valley High is steeped in basketball tradition. Both the girls’ and boys’ teams have had many outstanding players in their programs over the years. This year, another player joins the roster as Natalie Pasco cements her legacy every time she steps onto the court for the women’s team. Pasco is the leader of […]

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Georgia’s Best High School Basketball Players: Meet the State’s Best Centers

Over the past month, we’ve taken a position-by-position look at some of Georgia’s best high school basketball players. Our first list focused on point guards, followed by shooters, then small forwards and power forwards. We end with the centers. There are hundreds of outstanding basketball players in Georgia, and these lists are not exhaustive! Use […]

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California’s Best High School Basketball Players: Meet the State’s Top Shooting Guards – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

The most dominant and talented shooting guards in all of California high school basketball are taking shape as teams across the state play their regular season finals before the playoffs begin. From Sierra Canyon’s Amari Bailey to Stockton Lincoln’s Miles Byrd, California is full of talented shooting guards. The main criteria for SBLive’s Best Shooting […]

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Nate Oats, Alabama basketball players react to getting green light for new arena

After the new alabama basketball and the gymnastics arena got the green light on Friday, coach Oats Nate reacted to what the news means for his program. “I’m excited,” Oats said. “It’s going to be a much better place to create home advantage and we’ve got a good one here, we’re doing well, we’ve just […]

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Having a female-specific shoe brand empowers college basketball players

A friend of Zarle’s put her in touch with Williams’ senior guard Maggie Meehan, who wanted a pair of Moolah Kicks. Zarle happened to have some the size of Meehan and gave them to him when Hamilton and Williams faced off earlier this season. The news spreads quickly. “It’s this domino effect that seems to […]

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Men’s basketball players take home a host of individual awards | Basketball

In addition to earning the No. 1 spot in Associated Press polls this season, Purdue players have earned their share of individual recognition through awards and watchlist spots this year. Sophomore guard Jaden Ivey was named Big Ten Player of the Week and March Madness National Player of the Week on Monday, according to a […]

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How college basketball players who transferred but returned to their old school are thriving in their reunions

The reasons varsity athletes transfer vary, and each of the record-breaking more than 1,700 Division I men’s basketball players who entered the transfer portal during the 2021 offseason has a unique story. Coaching changes, playing time, spotlight, academic issues, academic opportunities, family reasons, and on-field patterns are just a few of the top reasons players […]

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African Artist Finds Inspiration in AU Women’s Basketball Players | Arizona Wildcats Basketball

Lesshawn said it “feels good” to see the reactions of the athletes. Lesshawn says he is attracted to an athlete from the photos he sees online. He knows immediately when he has found his subject, even if he cannot express why. Arizona’s Bendy Yeaney was introduced by Ghanaian Khalid Leshawn. Illustration courtesy of Khalid Lesshawn […]

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How former IU basketball players are doing in the NBA through January – The Daily Hoosier

Seven former IU basketball players have played or will play at the highest level during the 2021-22 NBA season. We will be monitoring their seasons with monthly updates. Below, we summarize their performance so far with NBA stats and ratings over the four months of the season and provide a brief update on each player. […]

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‘Gutted’ Taranaki basketball players canceled three-way tournament

SIMON O’CONNOR / Stuff Taranaki Thunder and the Taranaki Airs practice for a 3X3 basketball tournament, LR Joellen How, Lauren Tewhata, Esra McGoldrick and Caitlin O’Connell. Taranaki’s top basketball players are ‘dumped’ as the Schick 3X3 Cup was canceled due to Covid-19. The tournament was scheduled to be held February 10-12 at ILT Stadium Southland […]

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2 AACC basketball players honored for their outstanding performances

ARNOLD, MD — Two basketball players from Anne Arundel Community College were honored for their outstanding performances last month, the school announced Jan. 19. Jada Turner was named NJCAA Region 20 Division III Women’s Basketball Player of the Month for December 2021. Cavey de Braeden won the same prize in the men’s category. Turner averaged […]

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GEICO Patriot League Men’s Basketball Players of the Week Announcement (1.31.22)

History links BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania – Bucknell Senior Guard Andrew Funk received the GEICO Patriot League Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the second time when the league office announced the weekly accolades on Monday. Lehigh freshman guard Tyler Whitney-Sidney captured the rookie of the week. Funk won GEICO Men’s Basketball Player of the Week […]

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NBBF election: basketball players fear a bleak future

Published January 31, 2022 …as warring factions prepare for parallel polls Nigerian basketball players are hoping that the Basketball Federation of Nigeria board election scheduled for Monday (today) will usher in a new dawn for the sport in the next four years. However, hope for a ‘new dawn’ seems remote as there are strong indications […]

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Peoria basketball players hand out support cards to Deer Valley coaches ahead of OT double game

Deer Valley head coach Jed Dunn talks to players during a time out during the 4A Men’s Basketball Championship on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Lost in Peoria’s 78-76 double-overtime win Thursday night that ended Glendale Deer Valley’s 17-game winning streak, that’s what happened on the field before the […]

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College football, female basketball players get the most endorsements

The revenue floodgates began to open for college athletes last summer when the NCAA began letting student-athletes profit from their name, image and likeness (NIL) – and some of the biggest winners, as expected, are college football players. An estimated 47.1% of NIL contracts to date belong to football players, according to six months of […]

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Tennessee and Florida basketball players engage in heated exchange after Vols 78-71 win over Gators

Tennessee and Florida may be heated rivals on the gridiron, but that absolutely extends to the basketball court. The Vols picked up a 78-71 win over the Gators on Wednesday night for their third straight conference win. But the fireworks didn’t stop once the clock hit triple zero. The Tennessee and Florida players nearly fought […]

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JU gives men’s and women’s basketball players a first look at their new performance center

The Jacksonville University Basketball Performance Center had been under construction for 15 months It came in under budget at a cost of less than $10 million Center reduces practice and game scheduling issues for basketball, volleyball and intramurals With the beats of “Coming Home” by Diddy, Dirty Money and Skylar Gray bouncing off the freshly […]

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Meet the 75 men’s basketball players who starred in their conference, Jan. 17-23

The last week of men’s basketball action featured outstanding all-court performances for New Jersey teams, including some impressive efforts. This season, NJ Advance Media has changed the way we honor Players of the Week for women’s and men’s basketball. We’ll name five Players of the Week in each conference – the “starting five”, if you […]

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DFW Region Has 5 Male Basketball Players Named McDonald’s All Americans – CBS Dallas/Fort Worth

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – They say Texas is a football state, but there’s some serious basketball talent here, too. Dallas Kimball’s Arterio Morris led the Knights to the 5A State Title Game a year ago. He intends to complete the work this year. READ MORE: Imminent storms lead to first day of weather warning for […]

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Two Kamiakin basketball players nominated for McDonald’s All-American game | High school sports

Kamiakin seniors Tyler Bilodeau and Trey Arland are among 11 Washington players nominated for the McDonald’s All-American Game. The two seniors helped lead the braves to the top of the MCC standings and are the only Eastern Washington players among the Evergreen State’s 11. “It would mean the world to me to do it,” Arland […]

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Bobby Hurley, two Arizona State Sun Devils men’s basketball players sanctioned by the Pac-12 for conduct towards officials

TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley was fined $20,000 and suspended for Monday’s game against Southern California for a confrontation with the referee team after a game this weekend against Stanford. Hurley and guard Jay Heath were both suspended and forward Jalen Graham was publicly reprimanded for verbally confronting an official who was […]

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CSI basketball players face adversity as they work on personal goals

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — A Southern Idaho College men’s basketball player prepares for season-ending surgery. Jakari Livingston will undergo knee surgery on Friday, with an expected four-month recovery. Unfortunately for the rookie, that means his season is cut short with ten regular season games to go, plus the playoffs. This, after averaging 9.7 points […]

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Ohio State Basketball Players Create “Players Edition” Merchandise Line

Now that college athletes can enjoy their names, images and likenesses, players have strengthened their personal brands with the help of outside agencies or new branding initiatives launched at the colleges they attend. Most of these branding efforts are from players doing things on their own, but the Ohio State basketball team has come together […]

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Colorado high school basketball players argue for player of the year honors

With about a month to go until the end of the regular season, some male basketball players are starting to stand out as top players in their ratings. They all share the same goal of getting their teams to the playoffs and fighting for a state title, but they’re certainly doing what they need to […]

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Hornell area’s top men’s basketball players mid-season

The basketball season is in full swing with teams putting on big games and big performances as some of the region’s top players make their mark on the 2021-22 winter schedule. Midway through the season, the viewer will take a moment to watch the best players in the region and create an Intermediate All-Star team […]

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Meet the 75 men’s basketball players who starred in their conference, Jan. 10-16

The last week of men’s basketball action featured outstanding all-court performances for New Jersey teams, including some impressive efforts. This season, NJ Advance Media has changed the way we honor Players of the Week for women’s and men’s basketball. We’ll name five Players of the Week in each conference – the “starting five”, if you […]

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Best Missouri High School Basketball Players, Games to Watch Jan. 17-21

Bouncing is the name of the game around Boone County. Almost every high school basketball team in the county has experienced some adversity in the past week, whether on the court or by the hand of Mother Nature. Starting at Columbia, both Hickman teams are aiming for a rebound week. The Kewpie boys fell to […]

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North Gwinnett Boys Basketball Players Watch State

After two straight seasons ending in a quarterfinal elimination from the GHSA AAAAAAA State Basketball Championship, the North Gwinnett High School varsity boys return with a vengeance. With a 13-3 overall record for the season and a 2-0 record in regional games so far, the Bulldogs are on track to qualify for the state playoffs, […]

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Michigan All-Time Basketball Players as Football Players

Michigan football pays the bills, butters the bread and greases the wheel. Either way, Michigan football is king. This is why when the off-season arrives, we still have to talk about it. Obviously, Jim Harbaugh’s situation is the elephant in the room right now, but with no concrete new updates to report, we need to […]

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College basketball players immersed in January game action – Knox County VillageSoup

Midcoast Busline League college basketball teams seemed to be starting 2022 off on the right foot. Or, at the very least, get a few wins. Many have achieved that goal now that games have started after the holidays. St. George at Hope scene Jan. 12 in Busline League Middle School Boys Basketball. Photo by Holly […]

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K-State Wildcats basketball players defend coach Bruce Weber

Kansas State Head Coach Bruce Weber chats with his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against the TCU on Wednesday January 12, 2022 in Manhattan, Kan. (AP Photo / Charlie Riedel) Charlie riedel PA Manhattan Kansas state basketball fans were understandably upset after the Wildcats lost a late lead and […]

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Eight HBCU Basketball Players Who Deserve a Chance in WNBA

With all the attention the NFL has given to the HBCU football prospects with the HBCU Combine and HBCU Legacy Bowl, there has been a slight neglect of potential HBCU basketball prospects looking for a career on the most big stage. There is only one former HBCU who currently plays in the National Basketball Association […]

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Auburn basketball players troll Alabama by celebrating the brand

Keith farner | 6 hours ago The crane kick has become a burning issue for many teams playing in Alabama, and it turns out it’s not just football. Auburn’s men’s basketball beat Alabama 81-77 on Tuesday night to jump to 15-1 this season, while the Crimson Tide slipped to 11-5. To celebrate, Auburn players mimicked […]

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Georgia’s Best High School Basketball Players: Meet the State’s Top Shooting Guards – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Zach Shugan Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking a position-by-position look at some of Georgia’s best high school basketball players. Our first list focused on point guards, and now we’ll take a look at shooting guards. There are hundreds of outstanding basketball players in Georgia, and these lists are not exhaustive! Use […]

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COVID Protocols Offer Opportunities For Former Michigan Basketball Players

DETROIT – The University of Michigan men’s basketball program canceled two games over the weekend, including Tuesday’s (Jan. 11) home game against the Purdue Boilermakers, due to COVID-19[feminine protocoles. La propagation de la variante omicron infecte également les joueurs de niveau professionnel, y compris ceux de la NBA. En conséquence, plus de 500 joueurs se […]

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BOY BASKETBALL: Players in the mix for Daily News’ Fab-5 Player of the Year | Sports

As the 2021-22 high school basketball season entered the new year, things started to take shape within the league and class standings. Midway through the season a number of teams started to stand out as section leaders including Oakfield-Alabama, Le Roy and Caledonia-Mumford, while Notre Dame, Wheatland-Chili and a few others are absolutely in the […]

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Team defense leading to individual success of LSU basketball players

If you had told Darius Days a year ago that he would be No.2 in the country in terms of individual defensive standings, he probably would have laughed at you. But that’s how good this LSU team has been defensively over 14 games of the 2021-22 season, allowing a number of individual players to have […]

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Georgia’s Top High School Basketball Players: Meet The State’s Top Playmakers – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Zach Shugan Over the next several weeks, we’ll be taking a post-post review of some of Georgia’s top high school basketball players. Our first list will focus on the playmakers. There are hundreds of outstanding male basketball players in Georgia, and these lists don’t claim to be exhaustive! Use the comments section to discuss […]

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Ohio’s Top High School Girls Basketball Players: Meet the State’s Top Centers – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Ryan Isley Over the past few weeks, we’ve taken post-by-post reviews of some of Ohio’s top high school girls basketball players. Our first list focused on playmakers, then shooting goalies, followed by small forwards and power forwards. Now let’s finish with the centers. There are hundreds of outstanding female basketball players in Ohio, and […]

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Miller basketball players work really hard for a second chance

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – For senior Miller basketball players Joshua Posada and Mark Garcia, playing the game they love is a way of life. But that life was taken from them last year after being declared ineligible for failing grades. “When I’m in school I take care and do my job but I didn’t come […]

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John Calipari and Kentucky basketball players discuss frustrating loss at LSU

Even with a few unhealthy key players, Kentucky still had a nine-point second-half lead against LSU. However, that lead quickly evaporated when the Tigers came back to win, 65-60. It was a frustrating loss for the Wildcats as they still had a chance to win, despite some of the adversity they faced. Without Sahvir Wheeler […]

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Ohio’s Top Female High School Basketball Players: Meet The State’s Top Forwards – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Ryan Isley Over the next several weeks, we’ll be taking a job-by-job review of some of Ohio’s top high school girls basketball players. Our first list focused on the playmakers, then the shooting goalies, followed by the small forwards. Now it is the turn of the powers ahead. There are hundreds of outstanding female […]

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Portage Sports Stories by Tom Nader shines a spotlight on area male basketball players

No matter your final record, a basketball team is made up of a variety of different players. You need scorers, shooters, ball carriers. You need passers, rebounders, defensive specialists. And you still need a little glue. The player who holds it all together. Most importantly, the player who keeps your team together. When things are […]

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New Years Resolutions for Arizona Wildcats Men’s Basketball Players

It’s a new year, and we can only hope it doesn’t include many more COVID-related schedule disruptions. The Arizona Wildcats are expected to return to action on Monday at home against Washington, which will be their first game in 11 days since their loss to Tennessee. The extended hiatus included the players returning home for […]

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Mission College basketball players show courage on and off the court

Recently, the Mission Saints women’s college basketball team played a home game against Harbor College in Southern California. Molly Erezo, a Mission Saint, scored 15 points in the win, including a midfield buzzer shot. Her teammate, Dulce Jacobo, clocked a record 13 blocked shots. Both women expressed respect for their coach, Corey Cafferata, a former […]

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Securing the future: how can professional basketball players protect their assets?

Photo: amazon.com Newspapers are often filled with catchy headlines about the sky-high salaries and exaggerated spending habits of professional athletes. A study by Personal Capital discovered that many basketball players spend a lot of money buying high-value clothes and cars. With an average spend of $ 42,500 per month, that’s half a million US dollars […]

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Ohio’s Best Female High School Basketball Players: Meet The State’s Best Little Forwards – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Ryan Isley | Photos of Gabe Haferman Over the next several weeks, we’ll be taking a job-by-job review of some of Ohio’s top high school girls basketball players. Our first list focused on the playmakers, then the shooting goalies, and now it’s the turn of the small forwards. There are hundreds of outstanding female […]

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Filipino basketball players abroad thrive in 2021

WITH the slow opening of the globe, the Filipinos were quick to seize the opportunity to show off their talent as the world began to fully understand just how capable our ballers are.Japan was the first frontier and Thirdy Ravena was the pioneer. Filipino basketball players abroad His outstanding performance for the San-En NeoPhoenix last […]

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Four Michigan State Basketball Players To Miss High Point Game With COVID-19

Tom Izzo’s Michigan State basketball team will be shorthanded in their final non-conference game of the season on Wednesday when High Point travels to Breslin Center. Several players tested positive for COVID-19 upon their return to East Lansing after the Christmas holidays, Izzo said on Tuesday. Starters Marcus Bingham Jr. and Max Christie, as well […]

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Rutgers basketball players spent Christmas in COVID quarantine

It wasn’t a merry Christmas for some members of the Rutgers men’s basketball program. Head coach Steve Pikiell said several of his players spent the holidays in quarantine in their dorms due to COVID protocols, raising concerns about their mental health as the Scarlet Knights attempted to return to the pitch after a game canceled […]

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The Best High School Basketball Players In Ohio: Meet The State’s Top Playmakers – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Ryan Isley Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking a post-post review of some of Ohio’s top high school basketball players. We started with the goalkeepers, and now we’re going to focus on the point guard. There are hundreds of notable male basketball players in Ohio, and these lists don’t claim to be […]

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For Karachi basketball players, the future holds little hope – Newspaper

KARACHI: They idolize NBA players, knowing full well that reaching that level would be beyond them. Even beyond future generations of basketball players raised in Karachi. But they keep playing and in the 16th edition of the week-long Quaid-e-Azam Gold Cup here at Aram Bagh Court there was a flurry of action with no less […]

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Talented basketball players don’t have to play in college anymore. Just look at these three Milwaukee products.

Michael Foster Jr. became a highly recruited basketball player during his first and second seasons in Milwaukee Washington. Michael Foster Jr. seemed to be on the traditional path that most talented basketball players have taken in trying to reach the NBA. When he was an early talented freshman at Milwaukee Washington High School in 2017, […]

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Auburn basketball players overcame simultaneous injuries

ROCKFORD – Rob Chaney blew his left knee the summer before his second season. A year later, the Auburn basketball player tore his left ACL again, ending his junior season after 2.5 games. “My heart broke for him,” Auburn coach Bryan Ott said. “The kid lives for basketball and let’s go. It was tragic for […]

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Busline League basketball players involved in fast-paced on-court entertainment – Knox County VillageSoup

A slew of Busline League college basketball and student-athlete teams looked to cash in a few more wins ahead of the holidays, and some made it to the courts on Monday, December 20. The Busline League is made up of: Appleton Village School, Boothbay Region Elementary School, Bristol Consolidated School, Camden-Rockport Middle School, Edna Drinkwater […]

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SFA basketball players give back to children during Christmas holidays

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) – With the announcement of two game cancellations just days apart, the SFA men’s basketball team hasn’t let a tough start to the Christmas holidays hamper a tradition they the program has been going on for several years. Earlier this week, the team shopped for several hours at Nacogdoches Walmart for the […]

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Ohio’s Best Female High School Basketball Players: Meet The State’s Best Shooting Guards – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Ryan Isley Over the next several weeks, we’ll be taking a job-by-job review of some of Ohio’s top high school girls basketball players. Our first list focused on the point guard, and now we move on to the shooting goaltenders. There are hundreds of outstanding female basketball players in Ohio, and these lists don’t […]

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Update on Kansas Jayhawks Basketball Players in New Schools

Kansas goalie Tristan Enaruna walks past Iowa State goalie Jalen Coleman-Lands, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Feb.13, 2021, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo / Charlie Neibergall) Charlie neibergall PA The Kansas men’s basketball team had five eligible players who left the program through the transfer portal last […]

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COVID fears won’t stop Arizona Wildcats men’s basketball players from returning home for vacation

Arizona flew to Knoxville as a team on Tuesday, but after losing at Tennessee, the Wildcats scatter in all directions for the holidays, taking advantage of an NCAA loophole tied to pre-Christmas travel. The NCAA allows schools to pay for student-athletes to travel home for a minimum 3-day vacation period, as long as they run […]

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Dawson and Suman among Westmoreland basketball players recover from injury

Through: Bill Beckner Jr. Wednesday 22 December 2021 | 6:41 p.m. Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review Maura Suman of Penn-Trafford is dirty by Asia Harper of Sto-Rox on Friday, December 11, 2020 at Penn Trafford High School. Jenna Dawson takes to the basketball court with a giant piece of combat armor on her left leg, a […]

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Some Purnell Swett and St. Pauls basketball players quarantined after positive official tests

December 18, 2021 PEMBROKE – The Lumberton boys’ basketball team lost their first game of the season in the Robeson County shootout semifinal on Friday against St. Pauls. On Saturday, the Pirates rebounded quickly. Lumberton scored the game’s first 11 points and took a 20-point lead in just seven minutes in a 68-30 victory over […]

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Championship football momentum takes Foxcroft basketball players to an unbeaten start

The Foxcroft Academy football team left the artificial turf at Cameron Stadium in Bangor just a month ago as the undefeated and newly crowned State Class D football champion. Eight of those players have since shifted their athletic focus back to basketball, and they still haven’t lost. Foxcroft, looking for its first winning regular season […]

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18 Grand Taunton basketball players to watch

TAUNTON – The basketball season is underway again in Grand Taunton, as area teams vie for a chance to fame and that famous March trip to TD Garden. For the local women’s teams, it’s a much-anticipated return to the court, especially for a school that hasn’t played since 2020, and these girls are ready to […]

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Local Basketball Players Give Back to the Community with Christmas Camp

APACHE, Okla. (KSWO) – College and professional basketball players and coaches are hosting a Christmas Camp in Apache to help local kids learn new skills and stay active while on vacation. This was the first Christmas camp organized by the group which simply wants to give back to the children of its community. “It keeps […]

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St. Amant High community rallies around basketball players after serious accident

ST. AMANT, Louisiana (WAFB) – The community of St. Amant High is rallying around two of their own. After Colby and Jah’leel got stuck in a bad wreck on Hwy 941 Monday night on their way home from basketball practice. “When I opened my eyes I thought it would be a lot worse than it […]

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Chico State Coach Greg Clink Urges High School Basketball Players To Be ‘Great Teammates’ At Panther Showdown – Chico Enterprise-Record

CHICO – In most high school basketball tournaments, players are given selections for all tournaments, but at Chico High’s Panther Showdown, teams are given a Heart and Hustle award after each game. Panthers head coach Abraham Simmons presents each team’s coach with a t-shirt to give to a player who embodies the best teammate. A […]

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Here are the 10 best female basketball players in Beaver Valley

The high school basketball season is underway and like most years there are many talented people competing against each other every week on the hardwoods of the Beaver Valley. While there are dozens of qualified players to watch out for, the Beaver County Times athletic team ranked the top 10 female basketball players at the […]

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Oxford basketball players have a blast in their first game since the mass shooting

LAPEER, MI – Things may never return to normal for students at Oxford High School after the horrific mass shooting two weeks ago that left four dead and seven injured. But for 32 minutes on Tuesday night, the women’s basketball team had a certain sense of normalcy playing their first game of the season. No […]

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LSU Basketball Players Become ‘Confident’ Shooters Under Kim Mulkey | LSU

LSU’s women’s basketball program is in the midst of a turnaround under coach Kim Mulkey, especially when it comes to shooting. A team at the bottom of the SEC in field goal and 3-point shooting percentage in recent seasons is showing up in national stats this year. The Tigers are 21st in shooting percentage and […]

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Former Godwin Heights basketball players reunite at WMU

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) – Two former Godwin Heights basketball players are playing together on the court again. Markeese Hastings and Lamar Norman were a dynamic duo when they performed together in Godwin Heights before going their separate ways. Now they’re back together, playing for Western Michigan University. “Our chemistry is crazy, it’s always been crazy,” […]

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Five Central Mass men’s basketball players. that will have an impact this season

The men’s basketball season is underway at Central Mass. Here are some players to watch out for. Cam Boucher, Northbridge Boucher entered the starting lineup as a rookie due to injury and solidified his place while setting the school’s single-season scoring record for ninth-graders as the Rams secured a 19-4 record. Since then, he has […]

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Mizzou’s basketball players in the first game at Allen Fieldhouse

Ku’s Jalen Wilson, left, rebounded against MU’s Trevon Brazile in the second half of Saturday’s game at Allen Fieldhouse. KU defeated Missouri, 102-65. Rich suggestion [email protected] LAURENT The Missouri men’s basketball suffered a 102-65 loss to No.8 Kansas on Saturday, marking the third-worst loss on the program in the 269th meeting between the two rivals. […]

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The best south coast male basketball players to watch in 2021-2022

All nine South Coast schools – Apponequet, Bishop Stang, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, GNB Voc-Tech, New Bedford, Old Colony, Old Rochester and Wareham – are participating in men’s basketball this winter. Here’s a look at the 25 players who are expected to impact SouthCoast basketball courts in the 2021-22 season: JACKSON GAGNIER, JOSHUA KELLER AND NATHAN LEVESQUE, […]

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SouthCoast’s best female basketball players to watch in 2021-2022

All nine schools on the South Coast – Apponequet, Bishop Stang, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, GNB Voc-Tech, New Bedford, Old Colony, Old Rochester and Wareham – are participating in women’s basketball this winter. Here’s a look at the 22 players who are expected to impact South Coast Basketball Courts in the 2021-22 season: EMMA MARRA, RILEY LEVRAULT […]

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16 Greater Gardner High School basketball players to watch

With pre-season training for the high school winter sports season In progress, TGN’s sports department has compiled a list of female basketball players who will make an impact for their respective teams this winter. Sports in high school: 16 Greater Gardner High School basketball players to watch this winter Krista Bitez, Gardner High School The […]

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Burlington top 12 female high school basketball players in Iowa 2021-22

Last year, the West Burlington High School girls’ basketball team made their first state tournament appearance since 1977, an incredible accomplishment in a season plagued by cancellations, postponements and disruption from COVID-19. This year, Notre Dame is off to a quick start, having won its first five games despite the loss of head coach Jim […]

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PCA basketball players win scholarships, Terra Ceia sweeps Hobgood – Washington Daily News

The boys from Pungo Christian Academy finished second in the Doug Cobbs scholarship tournament last weekend at Ridgecroft School in Ahoskie. Southampton Academy, Northeast Academy, Lawrence Academy, Halifax Academy and Albemarle School competed with the Raiders and the host school in the tournament that honors former Ridgecroft athletic director and coach Doug Cobbs. Each school […]

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Plymouth basketball players start their college journey

There’s nothing quite like having a little piece of home away from home when you’re not in college. Plymouth-born Teja Andrews, Kylee Grassi and Caroline Tripp resumed Tuesday night when Andrews’ UMass Dartmouth Corsairs women’s college basketball team hosted Grassi and Tripp’s Bridgewater State University team. The Corsairs moved away in the fourth quarter to […]

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Grand Forks Herald, North Dakota Area Top 10 Basketball Players To Watch

The Herald has selected 10 players from our coverage area to watch in North Dakota high school basketball this season. Hatton-Northwood’s Kelby Azure throws a shot as Cavalier’s Colby Thorlakson defends in the Region 2 Boys Class B semi-final match on Tuesday at the Betty Engelstad Arena. Photo by Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald […]

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Grand Forks Herald, North Dakota area 10 best basketball players to watch – Grand Forks Herald

The Herald has selected 10 players from our coverage area to watch in North Dakota high school basketball this season. Hatton-Northwood’s Kelby Azure throws a shot as Cavalier’s Colby Thorlakson defends in the Region 2 Boys Class B semi-final match on Tuesday at the Betty Engelstad Arena. Photo by Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald […]

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Woods Evolution Academy guides the city’s up-and-coming basketball players

EVANSVILLE – Ivan Woods is experiencing the ups and downs of recruiting: His son, Deivion, is considered one of the nation’s top 12-year-old basketball players. So he started the Woods Evolution Academy, in part because Scouting starts at such a young age. Deivion, a sixth-grader at Perry Heights Middle School, is considered one of the […]

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LeBron James: “Zero Sense” For High School Basketball Players To Have Face Masks Under The Chin

LeBron James is arguably one of the top three basketball players of all time and has one of the smartest basketball IQs of anyone who has ever set foot on the floor. Something puzzled the Los Angeles Lakers superstar on Thursday night as he prepared to return to NBA action following a COVID alert. He […]

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10 basketball players who have become actors

Athletes have repeatedly tried other activities outside of sport. By far the most popular choice is acting. One of the most successful transformations from athlete to actor is WWE Superstar Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. Johnson began his acting career playing his father in an appearance on This spectacle of the 70s, before joining the Fast […]

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American basketball players are not uncommon in Slovakia. Some even joined the national team

The first American basketball players came to play in Slovakia in the 90s. Font size:A–|A+ Comments Disabled A glossary of words is also published online. When Kyle Castlin was approached by Slovakian basketball club BKM Lučenec before the summer to join the team, having missed last season in America due to the pandemic, he didn’t […]

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Famous basketball players for taking pictures – and you can get one too

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW / WAGT) – The Central East Georgia Public Health District Impact Project will host the ‘Ball for a Cause’ event next week, with a local celebrity basketball game. The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the location: Bernie Ward Community Center, 1914 Lumpkin Road. It will […]

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Ottawa basketball players and programs try to bounce back despite tightening courts

The partial reopening of school gymnasiums for sports like basketball has left young basketball players and outreach programs in the cold again after the pandemic depleted the momentum of the rapidly growing game. Ottawa’s English-language public and Catholic school boards issued permits this week to allow community groups to return to school gymnasiums. Derek Firth, […]

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San Diego’s Oldest Basketball Players Explain Why They Play

SAN DIEGO – Sounds from the gym suggested an ordinary basketball game: tennis shoes squeaking against a slippery court, thumping thumps of a ball, the shrill whistle of a referee. But inside was a rare painting. Older women, some in the ’80s and’ 90s, rushed to pass, steal and shoot. They dribbled and zigzagged skillfully […]

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Courtenay basketball players eager to get back on the pitch – Comox Valley Record

Five of the senior players of the Isfeld men’s basketball team, from left to right: Karman Kandola, Temwa Mtawali, Leo Blake, Kye Kotapski-Tinga and Jasper Halvorson. Photo provided Courtenay basketball players eager to get back on the pitch High school basketball is about to resume play from the regular season. At Courtenay’s Mark Isfeld High […]

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Athletes from the Vallée des Chartiers, including 5 basketball players, sign with the colleges

Through: Rebel don Saturday 20 November 2021 | 11:01 am Chartiers Valley athletes signing letters of intent include, standing, Helene Cowan (Seton Hill basketball), Kaden Crump (Seton Hill basketball), Perri Page (Colombia basketball), Hallie Cowan (Seton Hill basketball) ) and Aislin Malcolm (Pitt basketball) and seated, Marian Turnbull (Northeast basketball), Josie Jones (Seton Hill lacrosse) […]

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What Mike Pegues, Louisville men’s basketball players said after 73-67 win over Detroit Mercy

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Despite a 14-point second half that wiped out completely, Louisville managed to fend off Detroit Mercy long enough to wrap up their home game with a 73-67 victory. Here’s what interim head coach Mike Pegues, goalie / forward Dre Davis and forward / center Malik Williams had to say after the win: […]

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UPDATE: Milton HS basketball players arrested after being linked to crime via Snapchat | News

During a search of Connor Mediate’s apartment, police found several ounces of marijuana and THC cartridges. They also found the victim’s phone, which contained evidence that he was using the Snapchat and Telegram apps to facilitate drug sales. Messages shortly before the shooting had come from someone using the name “Cam”. Police were able to […]

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Video: Tune Squad embarrasses pickup basketball players

via poster clips LeBron James’ Space Jam: A New Legacy has added another installment to the iconic Space Jam franchise in 2021. The film has been highly anticipated by basketball fans, as it’s been a while since the original came out, and a lot of people wanted to see how LeBron James would do as […]

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Dribble Handoff: College basketball players who were snubbed from the Top 100 and 1 preseason rankings

The first week and a half of the college basketball season revealed some truths about some conferences, teams and individual players. Even with a small data sample size, there are some conclusions to be drawn. Among those findings is the shocking revelation that the ranking of Top 100 and 1 players compiled pre-season by our […]

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Penn basketball players singing national anthem explain protest

Ahead of Penn’s home opener Tuesday against Lafayette, all but three of the Penn Quakers’ male basketball players were sitting on the team bench during the national anthem, with some joining their arms. Two assistant coaches were seated. Head Coach Steve Donahue stood just past the end of the bench. The discussion is not over, […]

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2 Duke basketball players arrested over DWI incident

Two Duke basketball players were charged on Sunday morning, according to a report. It was a Tuesday morning to forget about Duke’s basketball schedule as Stephen Wiseman of the News & Observer reported that two Blue Devils face legal action from the weekend. Junior Guard Michel savarino and forward freshman Paolo Banchero were the two […]

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The college basketball players we can’t wait to see this season – The Undefeated

As we prepare for the start of another college basketball season, the nation’s top players will be ready to show off their skills from the first game. There are the names at the top of the game that will surely lead the way in Player of the Year conversations. Elite talents such as Rhyne Howard […]

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Hoosier fans get to rub shoulders with Indiana basketball players at Fan Fest

BLOOMINGTON Ind. – The Simon Skjodt meeting room was in full swing on Saturday, but not because the basketball season started. The inaugural Fan Fest – presented by the Mark Cuban Foundation in partnership with the founders of the Hoosier Hysterics Name, Image and Likeness Collective Eric Pankowski and Ward Roberts, two Indiana University graduates […]

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Players rally after losing NCAA appeal

STILLWATER — Seventeen injured and angry male basketball players lined up against the gray backdrop of Oklahoma State. Two microphones were placed on the table in front of chairs. Principal chef Isaac Likekele sat in one, sophomore Rondel Walker in the other. Normally, only two players enter the room together to talk to the media […]

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Grace Slaughter and Grain Valley basketball players are happy to return to the training ground

The excitement in the Grain Valley High School gymnasium was evident from the moment the members of the women’s basketball team entered. They rushed to the sidelines, unpacked their backpacks, slipped on their sneakers and hit the pitch for their first after-school training in two years. Due to the pandemic, practices last year took place […]

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Basketball players bond at off-campus team house

On the basketball court, the Ithaca College Women’s Basketball Team has the chemistry, camaraderie, and cohesion of a championship team. However, the team isn’t just promoting their connection to the Ben Light Gymnasium – the team has bonded at the off-campus house where three of the team’s seniors live. Currently three elderly – Lindsey Albertelli, […]

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Company signs NIL deal with UK male basketball players

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – West Realm Shires Services Inc., owner and operator of the FTX cryptocurrency exchange, has announced a NULL sponsorship agreement with male basketball players at the University of Kentucky. Each player who accepts the contract will become an FTX brand ambassador under the FTX Champions program, with each player being paid individually. […]

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Tar Heels in the Pros: Former UNC men’s basketball players excel in new NBA season

The 2021-22 NBA season kicked off on October 19 and has already seen a plethora of winners, posterior dunks and fluid crossovers. Several highlights featured former UNC basketball players including Cole Anthony and Harrison Barnes. Although they no longer play in a Tar Heel uniform, the young stars and veterans show themselves in their respective […]

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Syracuse basketball players hope familiarity will lead to chemistry on the pitch

At first glance, it may seem like there are a lot of new faces in the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball program. With three incoming transfers and a freshman all going to play important roles, it seems true. Perhaps this is the new normal in college basketball with the unique transfer rule that allows athletes to […]

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Red / White Scrimmage Shows Wisconsin Men’s Basketball Players ‘A Whole Different Kind of Tempo’ | Wisconsin Badgers Men’s Basketball

Before the start of the events, members of the men’s and women’s basketball teams dusted their dancing shoes during the presentations. The female and male players were paired up to perform various TikTok dances with the help of the dance team. Senior center Chris Vogt danced stiffly to the country song “Neon Moon”, while junior […]

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Utah Basketball Players Embrace New Era of Runnin ‘Utes Hoops

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – For the first time since joining the Pac-12, Utah’s basketball program will have a new identity with the arrival of a new coaching staff. Craig Smith brings his very energetic personality and hopes to bring Utah basketball back to its glory days as a dominant program. Forward Riley Battin and […]

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Famous Rucker Park gets a makeover, thanks to the National Basketball Players Association and the New York Department of Parks – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNew York) – A Harlem basketball court, famous for training young athletes and even some stars, receives major help. It has just undergone a major renovation. CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge spoke to aspiring gamers in the community on Thursday. READ MORE: FDNY: an electric heater started a fire in the Bronx that killed 19, […]

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Two former MSU basketball players accused of defrauding the NBA

NEW YORK, NY – Two former Michigan State University basketball players were charged Thursday with defrauding the NBA. Alan Anderson and Shannon Brown were among 19 people, including 18 former players, accused by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York City of submitting false medical and dental claims to the […]

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The basketball players who ended up in the NFL – Crescent City Sports

Are basketball players the best athletes in sport? This has been widely speculated in part because many started their athletic journey on hardwood before moving on to the soccer field. There are quite a few who have managed to adapt to the NFL. Some were dual sport university students. Some have found the football life […]

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Local basketball players try their luck for a spot on Delaware Blue Coats

WILMINGTON, Delaware (WPVI) – “It would be a blessing if I had the chance to do this for a living,” said Mahir Johnson. “You know, doing something that I love doing and supporting myself and my family.” Johnson grew up in Newark, Delaware and is now originally from Chester, Pennsylvania. It seems like a long […]

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NLRB memo targets NCAA, says college football, basketball players are employees

The National Labor Relations Board released a memo on Wednesday saying college football players and many other athletes should be considered employees, paving the way for athletes to unionize and negotiate their working conditions. NLRB General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo also threatened to take action against schools, conferences and the NCAA if they continued to use […]

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Young Chicago City Life Center basketball players get grim life lesson after teammate Kentrell McNeal, 15, is fatally shot – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — On Garfield Boulevard and LaSalle Street in the Washington Park neighborhood, there is a basketball court that serves as a refuge for the children of Chicago. As CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reported, street issues are forgotten once youngsters step into the gymnasium at the Chicago City Life Center, 137 W. Garfield Blvd. […]