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NCAA National Semifinals In Tweets


I’m not sure if these games were indicative of what Dr. James Naismith had in mind when he created the game of basketball. However, they did provide lots of drama. Wichita St showed they belonged even in defeat and Louisville showed why at

Zion Williamson Gets The Bag At Hoophall


During the Martin Luther King weekend, I make an annual pilgrimage to Springfield, Massachusetts, basketball's birthplace, for the Spalding Hoophall Classic, which is now in its 16th year. The event provides some one-stop shopping when it comes to

John McLendon’s Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Rights A Wrong


The anger is real and grows with more intensity every day. It's a feeling National Basketball Association legend Dick Barnett would love to extinguish, but can't.

And Barnett is not alone. Former NBA great Sam Jones shares the feeling as does

Byron Scott Ain’t As Bad As People Think


Can a brother get a break? According to the Los Angeles Lakers, the answer is a resounding no.  Two-year Lakers head coach Byron Scott was fired on Monday after finishing with a record of 17-65.   Scotts combined record through a

Markelle Fultz: D.C.’s Smooth Operator


Markelle Fultz scored 19 points, including three 3-pointers, on Friday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. at the Jordan Brand Classic All-American game.

A 6-foot-4 senior point guard from DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyatts

Lonzo Ball Mesmerizes at Hoophall


The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fames Hoophall Classic annually features the top high school players and teams from around the country. The event is held over the Martin Luther King Day Weekend at bball's ground zero, Springfield Colle

Black History Month in Focus: 3 Little Known Black Basketball Facts


This is part of The Shadow League's Black History Month In Focus series celebrating Black exc

Kevin Durant Produces Hometown Basketball Legends Documentary

Kevin Durant produced a new documentary titled BASKETBALL COUNTY: In The Water. The film is a collaboration with the NBA star and sports business...

NBA Announces Rosters For 2019 Celebrity All-Star Game

The rosters include Quavo, Amanda Seales, and Terrence J, just to name a few. ESPN and the NBA today announced the rosters and coaches for the 2019 NBA Celebrity...

Breaking Down The Sweet 16


The time has arrived for the Sweet 16 of America's greatest sporting spectacle, the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Our hoops contributors Amaar Abdul-Nasir, Maurice Merrell and Martin Sumners break down this upcoming phase of March Madness as we take

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