Month: June 2022

Former QU McGaughey standout closes pro basketball career chapter

Evan McGaughey, an Illini West graduate and three-time All-Great Lakes Valley Conference basketball star at Quincy University, announced this week that he is retiring from professional basketball. Photo submitted CINCINNATI — Evan McGaughey’s passport reveals quite a story. In the five years since graduating from Quincy University, the Carthage native’s 4.5 x 3.5 inch booklet […]

Top 5 East Takeaways Winning Summer Basketball League Title

ROCKFORD — It’s only summer. The Illinois High School Association boys’ basketball season is nearly five months away, the playoffs nearly eight. Hononegah was missing star center Brayden Savitski-Lynde, who was competing in a volleyball tournament, and Boylan was not entered. Still, the East Summer League has been a definite forerunner for years. “Looking at […]

Arkansas learns SEC Men’s Basketball League games

FAYETTEVILLE- The Southeastern Conference announced the men’s basketball conference opponents for the 2022-23 season on Wednesday. The Razorbacks will face five teams home and away, including Alabama, Kentucky, LSU, Missouri and Texas A&M. Arkansas will also host Florida, Georgia, Ole Miss and Mississippi State on a trip to Auburn, South Carolina, Tennessee and Vanderbilt. Times, […]

The Cooper graduate will continue her basketball career playing for the women’s professional team in Sweden

By Terry BoehmkerNKyTribune Sports Journalist Lexi Held had a job planned before she graduated from DePaul University a few weeks ago, but the 22-year-old former Boone County resident’s marketing degree won’t come in very handy when she will report to work in September. Held has signed a contract with a professional women’s basketball team in […]

YBG hails its Tertiary Basketball League as a ‘tremendous’ success

Chris Bowman, co-director of Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG), the country’s leading youth development arm, revealed that the first Tertiary Basketball League has been a monumental success, adding that plans are underway for improvement and the evolution of the nascent program. This was stated during an exclusive interview with Stabroek Sport (SS). The transcript of the […]

Jordyn Boesel ends college basketball career at Eastern Washington University | Sports

CHENEY, Wash. – After playing her first four years of college basketball at Saint Mary’s College in Morago, California, during the highly competitive West Coast Conference (WCC), Jordyn Boesel (descendant of the Colville tribe) decided to change scenery. After earning a business administration degree from SMC, Boesel left sunny California for the Pacific Northwest, where […]

A heroic Toledo firefighter saved the life of a referee during a basketball game in New York

For the firefighter of Toledo Myles Copeland, saving a life comes with the job, whether in uniform or not. Last weekend, Copeland, who plays for Toledo Glass City Basketball Club, immediately sprang into action to help with an emergency during Saturday’s playoff game in upstate New York against the Jackals of Jamestown in the Upper […]

Former Florida Tech Guard Chris Carter Wins German Pro-A Basketball League Championship

CARTER: I have to attribute a lot of my success to Florida Tech Chris Carter, former Florida Tech men’s basketball player, recently added another championship trophy to his resume. Carter, captain of the Rostock Seawolves in the German Pro-A Basketball League, led his team to the most successful year in club history. (picture Florida Tech) […]

From UConn Championships to Olympic Gold Medals to WNBA Records – Hartford Courant

UConn women’s basketball legend Sue Bird announced Thursday that she will be retiring from the WNBA after the 2022 season. During his career, Bird averaged 11.9 points, 5.6 assists, and 1.3 steals per game. At international level, the 5-foot-9 fullback has helped USA Basketball win five Olympic gold medals and four FIBA ​​World Championships. After […]

New coach’s pro basketball career has taken him to 7 countries – Davie County Enterprise Record

By Brian Pitts Company registration Josh Pittman, Davie’s new varsity boys basketball coach, has an excellent coaching resume over seven seasons. Then there is his playing career. What a story it is. From high school to college to the pro ranks, Pittman was an absolute beast as a 6-6 shooting guard. After playing on the […]

PREP RECRUITMENT: Social Circle branch picks Iowa Central to pursue basketball career

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. — Family members, teammates, coaches and other school officials gathered in the Social Circle gymnasium lobby on May 16 to watch Tyrhell Branch sign a scholarship — a scholarship to pursue his basketball career at Iowa Central. Branch acknowledged what the ceremony meant to him. “It’s something I’ve wanted to do since […]

Elite Pro Basketball League signs top Indian national players as marquee signings

India’s Elite Pro Basketball League has announced its first round of key player signings for the 12 participating franchises. Organized by Elite Sports India (ESI), the player announcements were made on social media. Key signings include Indian national team players like Jagdeep Bains (Mumbai Stars), Pratham Singh (Pune Pythons) Prakash Mishra (Jaipur Giants). Other players […]

J. Cole explains why he’s turning his back on his professional basketball career

It looks like J. Cole’s professional basketball career is officially coming to an end, at least for now. The Grammy Award-winning rapper recently announced his decision to leave the Scarborough Shooting Stars of the Canadian Elite Basketball League. It turns out that Cole has other obligations to fulfill. Cole only played four games with the […]

Murray High’s Gill continues his basketball career at WKCTC | high schools

MURRAY– In front of family, friends, teammates and coaches, recent Murray High graduate Caleb Gill signed his letter of intent on Wednesday to play basketball at West Kentucky Community and Technical College at Taylor Gymnasium/Rechelle Turner Court . Gill spent his final season as a Tiger for head coach Dior Curtis’ team after transferring from […]

Elite Pro Basketball League recruits top Indians as marquee players – The New Indian Express

By IANS NEW DELHI: India’s Elite Pro Basketball League has announced its first round of key player signings for the 12 participating franchises, the league announced on Thursday. Key signings include Indian national team players like Jagdeep Bains (Mumbai Stars), Pratham Singh (Pune Pythons) Prakash Mishra (Jaipur Giants). Other players include Basil Philip (Kochi Pachers), […]

NBA Africa, others kick off school basketball campaign

As part of activities marking the launch of the 2022 Power Forward basketball season, the National Basketball Association (NBA Africa), Exxon Mobil Foundation and Pan Africa began a tour of schools in the Federal Capital Territory on Wednesday.The outing, which began at Kubwa Government Secondary School, brought together students, especially those involved in basketball, from […]

Elite Pro Basketball League recruits top Indians as marquee players

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS): India’s Elite Pro Basketball League has announced its first round of key player signings for the 12 participating franchises, the league announced on Thursday. Key signings include Indian national team players like Jagdeep Bains (Mumbai Stars), Pratham Singh (Pune Pythons) Prakash Mishra (Jaipur Giants). Other players include Basil Philip […]

King James Frames Male Friendship Around LeBron James’ Basketball Career

Sport can bring us together, fuel our frustration, form unexpected friendships and reveal cracks in our social and cultural history. In king james – now making its world premiere at the Center Theater Group’s Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles as part of a co-production with Chicago’s acclaimed Steppenwolf Theater Company – sport, especially basketball, […]

Andrew Bogut reveals how finances work in the Australian Basketball League / News

Patty Mills, Al Harrington, Stephen Jackson, Aaron Brooks, Josh Childress, Joe Ingles, Myles Plumlee, Hakim Warrick, Matthew Dellavedova – just a few NBA names who have played in the Australian Basketball League (NBL). Most are attracted to return or start playing in their home country, others go there to finish their career or just play […]

FEN vs ANA Dream11 Prediction Turkish Basketball League Live Fantasy Basketball Dream11 Team, Top Picks and Tips for Fenerbahce Istanbul vs Anadolu Efes Istanbul

FEN vs. ANA Dream11: As the various major professional men’s basketball leagues are about to end, the Turkish Basketball League is also in its final stages. The semi-finals ended a few days ago and we are now in the final. In this game, Fenerbahce will host Anadolu Efes in the first game of the final. […]

A recreational basketball league for women after high school? There’s one in Peoria

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD/WYZZ) – Retired coach Charlie Thomas loves running basketball leagues. The former Woodruff High School coach launched a men’s summer league last year at the River City Athletic Club. And he really wanted to add a women’s league. “There hasn’t been a lot (that) is happening in this area,” Thomas said. “When Kara […]

Jordan Hulls is ending his professional basketball career and will return home as Indiana Basketball’s recruiting coordinator

Jordan Hulls’ professional basketball career came to an end on Sunday when MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg lost to Alba Berlin 73-67 in the BBL Playoff semifinals. Hulls scored four points, grabbed two rebounds and provided two assists in his last game. Although he scored 26 points and connected on 6 of 9 attempts from 3 in […]

Bleacher Report exclusively broadcasts the Canadian Elite Basketball League game live in the United States

Bleacher Report broadcast live the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) game between the Hamilton Honey Badgers and the Scarborough Shooting Stars on Saturday, June 4. The Shooting Stars list included the multi-talented J Cole, who has now played four games in the CEBL after a previous stint in the Basketball Africa League where he played […]

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