Month: October 2022

Deadly shooting near basketball league launch reinforces need for stronger communities

INDIANAPOLIS — Less than a mile from a fatal shooting at the corner of Wheeler and 25th Street, a young men’s basketball league has kicked off. This is another example of a community’s desire to reduce violence in the city. Home 1st Foundation Executive Director Al Montgomery’s vision for the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood centers on young […]

Oakland Basketball League Gets Youth Off the Streets with ‘Midnight’ Games and Workshops

article The Oakland Midnight Basketball League is operated out of the Soldiertown indoor basketball facility in Oakland. (Oakland Midnight Basketball League) OAKLAND, CA. – A special, multi-pronged community program in Oakland that uses late-night basketball to get youth off the streets has returned with a renewed and ever-urgent push to achieve its goals: violence prevention, […]

The Javon Masters of Kitchener continue their professional basketball career in France

Javon Masters is all about the challenge, pushing himself to the limit and proving the doubters wrong. Masters, the all-time leading scorer in Canadian college basketball, recently entered his fifth professional ball season as the starting point guard for Stade Rochelais Basket in France. The team is located in La Rochelle, a picturesque town of […]

National Basketball League: Kochi Tigers win Game 1 honors despite losing to Bengaluru Kings

Despite losing their last league game 72-88 to the Bengaluru Kings, the Kochi Tigers won the honors in the opening game of the Indian National Basketball Premier League at the indoor Rajiv Gandhi Stadium on Thursday. With Chennai Heat losing their final game to Chandigarh Warriors 69-83 earlier in the evening, the Tigers were assured […]

Key Biscayne’s new youth basketball league leader brings serious credibility to the NBA | Vizcaya key

Tyler Herro’s stock — and stats — are growing as quickly as SpaceX launches from Cape Canaveral. The Miami Heat point guard, a fan favorite since being drafted in the first round three years ago after a one-and-done college appearance at Kentucky, has consistently elevated all elements of his game, minutes played to average scores. […]

Allentown Central Catholic wins another buzzer-beater title – The Morning Call

Tyson Thomas and Liam Joyce played 80 games for the Allentown Central Catholic men’s basketball team over the past three years and both were 1,000-point scorers and mainstays on a team that won two championships 2020-21 PIAA Class 4A District and Crown. After the graduation of former players from all leagues, regions and states, the […]

Baladhaneshwar guides Chennai Heat past Bengaluru Kings in National Basketball League

He was everywhere! Whether it was scoring baskets or grabbing rebounds, passing smart or stealing the ball, Captain P. Baladhaneshwar was in the thick of the action and with quality play too as Chennai Heat overcame a first-half setback to defeat Bengaluru Kings 79-66 in India’s opener. National Basketball League at the Rajiv Gandhi Indoor […]

Nana Foulland writes a book about the highs and lows of her professional basketball career

Nana Foulland’s parents, friends and former teammates have often praised him for pursuing a professional basketball career overseas. They told him he was living his dream by playing the sport he excelled in in Israel, Romania, Poland, Italy and France. “You are abroad,” they said. “You play basketball. This is a children’s game. Do it […]

NBA 2K League, Australian National Basketball League Launch Expansion Team, NBL Oz Gaming

The 2022 NBA 2K Tip Off Tournament on April 20, 2022 at Pan Am Plaza in Indianapolis, Indiana. MELBOURNE – The NBA 2K League and Australia’s National Basketball League (NBL) today announced a historic agreement that will see the NBL launch an NBA 2K League expansion team, NBL Oz Gaming, representing Australia. This is the […]

Dan Clark announces his retirement from professional basketball

British basketball legend and former Manchester Giants star Dan Clark has announced his retirement from professional basketball. The London 2012 Olympian, whose final season ended up being his only playing at national level, just became the all-time leader for the British men’s side during his recent EuroBasket campaign last month, adding to his all-time points […]

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