Month: July 2021

Ex-Rockford University player will end his basketball career at Marian

Kivontay Shaw has moved a bit further north from where he’s laid his head over the past five years. The 2016 Galesburg High School graduate did so to further his college basketball career. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from Rockford University in May, Shaw will pursue a master’s degree in management leadership […]

Evan Mobley Papa: Who is Eric Mobley? Professional basketball career + wife

American basketball fans have heard of Evan mobley for a long time. They heard he was like the best players in the world, Kareem Abdul Jabar, Kevin garnett, Kevin Durant and Giannis Antetokounmpo, but all in one great man. There are at least three people in Evan Mobley’s life who really know him. His brother, […]

Daishen Nix ready for next phase of basketball career

The 14-year-old boy who moved from Anchorage, Alaska to Las Vegas in pursuit of his basketball dreams has grown up now. All 19 years old, 6 feet 5 inches and 227 pounds. Prepared for playing professional basketball. “Sometimes I just look back like how far I’ve come,” Daishen Nix said Wednesday on the eve of […]

Syracuse Stallions’ first year in pro basketball league ends with championship series sweep

The Syracuse Stallions’ attempt to win a championship in their first season in the Basketball League failed by two games. The Stallions were swept in the two-game championship series by the Enid Outlaws, ending a successful first season for the Syracuse-based club in its first year in an all-pro league. The Stallions previously competed in […]

Silvio De Sousa transferred to Chattanooga to finish his college basketball career

Former University of Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa confirmed to the Journal-World on Tuesday afternoon that he is heading to Tennessee to continue his college basketball career in Chattanooga. The stadium’s Jeff Goodman was the first to report the news. De Sousa, whose Kansas career was known as much for what he did off the […]

Living the dream: Riverton alum Cody Nixon pursues basketball career in Oregon

By Josh Martinez | [email protected] An eighth grade dream has come true for former Riverton High School basketball player Cody Nixon. Nixon, who just graduated from Riverton, recently signed to play college basketball with Southwestern Oregon Community College in Coos Bay, Oregon. He follows in the footsteps of many of his family members who played […]

Preparatory basketball: After an outstanding basketball career at South, Isaiah Gilliam signs with Clackamas Community College to continue playing | Basketball

There have been many times this season when South Albany coach Tim Matuszak had to remind Isaiah Gilliam that what he was doing was not easy. Gilliam, South’s star point guard, led the RedHawks to the brink of a conference title in one of the toughest leagues in the state, despite being the only player […]

Preparatory Basketball: After Outstanding Basketball Career In South, Isaiah Gilliam Signs With Clackamas Community College To Continue Playing | Basketball

There have been plenty of times this season that South Albany coach Tim Matuszak had to remind Isaiah Gilliam that what he was doing was not easy. South’s star point guard Gilliam led the RedHawks to the brink of a conference title in one of the state’s toughest leagues, despite being the only roster to […]

New youth basketball league focuses on developing life skills

League games will be played in Aurora and Lawrenceburg. Photo Shutterstock. (Aurora, Ind.) – A new youth basketball league is coming to Eagle Country with a focus on teaching and developing not just basketball skills, but life skills as well. Registrations are open for the Wave Basketball League. The league is organized by former college […]

Kaleb Floyd crowns Bulldogs basketball career with CRL Player of the Year

Rusty Rae/News-Register file photo## Willamina striker Kaleb Floyd throws a jumper during a league match against Rainier. Floyd was recently named Coastal Range League Player of the Year for leading the Bulldogs to the 2021 league title. He paced the team in scoring and rebounding for the second season in a row. WILLAMINA — Senior […]

Jalen Lewis, 16, signs with professional basketball league Overtime Elite

Jalen Lewis, a rising star for Oakland’s Bishop O’Dowd and one of the top prep basketball prospects for the Class of 2023, will forgo his final two years of high school and become one of the first players to sign with a new league that promises big money for the best young talent in the […]

The Trench League is a summer basketball league in Clarksville, TN

Jahmar Perkins-Ashford and Gary Estwick | Special for The Leaf-Chronicle, The Leaf-Chronicle Chris Moses created the Trench League to protect the young men of Clarksville from tragedies like this. Shelter, if only for a few hours, some of its participants from the realities of life in the city’s underprivileged neighborhoods. To show that teenagers in […]

Reggie Miller Sister: Cheryl Miller’s basketball career was better

Cheryl miller is more than the greatest USC basketball player of all time. She is the biggest baller of all time with the Miller surname. Cheryl Miller is more than a former basketball player. She is the older sister of the NBA star Reggie Miller and MLB receiver Darrell miller. Cheryl played her college ball […]

J. Cole is working on his game again despite the end of his professional basketball career

J. Cole is back in the gym. Although the Dreamville rapper’s dream of playing professional basketball has come to an end, he is still a student of the game. A few months ago Cole went to Africa and played in the BAL, Basketball Africa League, with the Rwanda Patriots, but he didn’t play as he […]

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