Category: Basketball league

Region roundup: Pirates sail to first women’s basketball league win over Bulldogs | Sports

GENESEE – In their Whitepine League Division I women’s basketball season debut on Tuesday, the Cottonwood Prairie Pirates edged Genesee 71-25 with the advantage of double-doubles from Kristin Wemhoff and Tara Schlader . Wemhoff totaled 29 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and six steals in an all-around performance, while Schlader finished with 18 points and […]

Pro Youth Basketball League Overtime Elite sues Atlanta Arena developer, alleging faulty construction

A youth basketball league designed to prepare school-age players for a possible career in the National Basketball Association is suing a Las Vegas concert scene and temporary structure developer for not completing its indoor arena in Atlantic Station in downtown Atlanta. The interior of Elite Overtime’s Atlantic Station arena. Overtime Elite sued AG Light & […]

Council of Churches basketball league ready for 77th season

Nov. 3—FAIRMONT — While football and soccer are still going strong, basketball season is also fast approaching — a time the Greater Fairmont Council of Churches knows very well. The Greater Fairmont Council of Churches basketball league is approaching its 77th season, making it the longest running basketball league in Marion County outside of official […]

Council of Churches basketball league set for 77th season | High school sports

FAIRMONT — While football and soccer are still going strong, basketball season is also fast approaching — a time the Greater Fairmont Council of Churches knows very well. The Greater Fairmont Council of Churches basketball league is approaching its 77th season, making it the longest running basketball league in Marion County outside of official high […]

Graphic Impact Shooterz Crowned Cool & Smooth Business Basketball League Playoff Champion

The young team won their first-ever title in the local competition on Sunday – Advertising – By Carlena Knight [email protected] The Graphic Impact Printz Shooters were crowned the 2022 Antigua and Barbuda Basketball Association (ABBA) Cool & Smooth Business League Basketball Playoff Champions on Sunday night. The Shooters claimed their first-ever business league title with […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sacramento Kings legend Mike Bibby joins fan-controlled basketball league as coach

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Former Sacramento Kings point guard Mike Bibby is returning to the game, only this time coaching four teams in a newly created league. On Wednesday, Bibby was named the head coach and lead strategist for Fan Controlled Hoops, an interactive league that will allow viewers to control aspects of real-world gameplay […]

IMG ARENA NETS DATA AND STREAMING PARTNERSHIP WITH THE BRITISH BASKETBALL LEAGUE – European Gaming Industry News

Reading time: 2 minutes Mischievous betting brand Paddy Power presents some eyebrow-raising ‘drama with balls’ after teaming up with creative agency Octagon for its latest ad campaign. “Bingoton” was officially launched in a way that suits the brand’s proverbial newbie today (23rd September). Written and directed by Jonny Watson, Dan Harrisson and Neil Richardson from […]

Candidate coaches: Which conference will be the top college basketball league after realignment?

CBS Sports college basketball writers Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander interviewed approximately 100 coaches for our annual Candid Coaches series. They interviewed everyone from head coaches at elite programs to assistants at some of the smaller Division I schools. In exchange for complete anonymity, the coaches provided unfiltered honesty on a number of topics. Over […]

2 Summer Basketball League champions crowned in one night

Natalie Nigito Photography, No. 1 seed, Control Club, outplayed No. 1 seed Kaos Club, 41-33, to win the O’Brien-Jerhian Legends Summer Basketball League Championship on August 30, 2022. Watertown’s two summer basketball leagues played out a deciding third game in their respective finals this week. The competitions, which feature current and former college basketball players, […]

Watertown Summer Basketball League Playoffs Reach Finals

Watertown Recreation The Watertown Summer Basketball League has reached the Papas Elite League and O’Brien-Jerahian Legends League Finals. It’s not March Madness, it’s Summer Madness in Watertown as the Summer Basketball League reached the finals in 2022. Teams include current and former college basketball players. Finals are best-of-three for the Papas Elite League and the […]

Amid Changes, Bellmore Merrick Basketball League Adapts | Herald Community Newspapers

For indoor sports leagues like Bellmore Merrick Basketball, the coronavirus pandemic has created challenges for administrators, who want to keep their organizations active while keeping kids and parents safe. Despite the challenges, Bellmore Merrick Basketball has remained a fixture in the community, thanks to some decisions made by its leaders to move the league to […]

LeBron James will make his second Pro-Am basketball league appearance of the summer

Saturday marks the second stop for Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James on his pro-am basketball league summer tour. He will speak in the league’s CrawsOver by former NBA guard and three-time Sixth Man of the Year Jamal Crawford. James hinted at his upcoming trip to the Pacific Northwest earlier in August. “Seattle was rockin’ […]

LeBron James will make his second summer pro-am basketball league appearance

Saturday marks the second stop for Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James on his pro-am basketball league summer tour. He will speak in the league’s CrawsOver by former NBA guard and three-time Sixth Man of the Year Jamal Crawford. James hinted at his upcoming trip to the Pacific Northwest earlier in August. “Seattle was rockin’ […]

Horizon, Storm score wins as PHASE 1 Elite 1 Caribbean Basketball League kicks off in Kingston

The National Arena in Kingston comes alive this Saturday, August 13 with the first matches of PHASE1 Academy’s Elite 1 Caribbean Basketball Summer League (E1CBL), the biggest basketball entertainment event of the season in the Caribbean, hosted in collaboration with the Jamaica Basketball Association. The event begins at 5:00 p.m. with an opening ceremony, followed […]

PHASE 1 Academy Elite 1 Caribbean Summer Basketball League starts this weekend

The National Arena in Kingston comes alive this Saturday, August 13 with the first matches of PHASE1 Academy’s Elite 1 Caribbean Basketball Summer League (E1CBL), the biggest basketball entertainment event of the season in the Caribbean, hosted in collaboration with the Jamaica Basketball Association. The event begins at 5:00 p.m. with an opening ceremony, followed […]

BIG3 Basketball League 2022: Predictions for the best players in the week 2 schedule | News, Scores, Highlights, Stats & Rumors

0 out of 4 Quinn Harris/Getty Images for BIG3 Joe Johnson picked up where he left off on the opening weekend of the 2022 BIG3 season. And that shouldn’t have surprised anyone. “Iso Joe” dominated the 3-on-3 basketball league founded by Ice Cube in its first two seasons in 2019 and 2021, leading the Triplets […]

Camari Wilkerson and Tre Dunn lead Next Up in Annapolis Summer Basketball League history, beating BIG, 56-42, for championship – Capital Gazette

In the end, the young people of Next Up danced, while the old guard of BIG argued. Camari Wilkerson unleashed a strong surge in the streak as Next Up steadily pulled away to beat BIG, 56-42 in the Annapolis Summer League Championship game on Tuesday night at Truxtun Park. With his team trailing by nine […]

Camari Wilkerson and Tre Dunn lead Next Up in Annapolis Summer Basketball League history, beating BIG, 56-42, for championship – Baltimore Sun

In the end, the young people of Next Up danced, while the old guard of BIG argued. Camari Wilkerson unleashed a strong surge in the streak as Next Up steadily pulled away to beat BIG, 56-42 in the Annapolis Summer League Championship game on Tuesday night at Truxtun Park. With his team leading by nine […]

Captain Mike Tuck announces his retirement

B. Braun Sheffield Sharks today announced the retirement of long-serving captain Mike Tuck. The 39-year-old Canadian/British represented the club for thirteen seasons from 2009, making his last and 500th appearance against Glasgow Rocks at Ponds Forge in April. Fittingly, Tuck became the club’s leading points scorer last season, overtaking former record holder Todd Cauthorn and […]

Flyers sign Jelani Watson-Gayle – British Basketball League

The Bristol Flyers have signed British playmaker Jelani Watson-Gayle from Fresno Pacific University. The 23-year-old playmaker has put pen to paper on his first professional deal after signing a one-year contract, with the option of a further year. Watson-Gayle arrives at Bristol after a successful five-year college career in NCAA Division II – enjoying spells […]

Pittsburgh’s top-notch summer basketball league features fierce competition and fun talk

Monday through Thursday afternoons during the summer, Gilmore Cummings goes to A Giving Heart Community Center, a small gym on Climax Street in Allentown, to get ready for the night’s basketball games. “I want to build a culture for pros and college kids here in Pittsburgh,” Cummings said. “There aren’t a lot of big leagues […]

Hispanic Basketball Premier League Hosts Championship Game

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) — Pulling for a better community for kids is what the local Hispanic Basketball League exists for. The St. Andrews Hispanic Ministry’s Assembly of God hosted the league championship Thursday night in its inaugural tournament. The Panhandle Credit Union sponsored the event, and Bay District schools granted the league use of […]

Defending Annapolis Summer Basketball League champion BIG to face freshman franchise Next Up for championship – Capital Gazette

It’ll be the old guard against the new wave in the Annapolis Summer Basketball League Championship Game. Perennial powerhouse BIG is chasing its ninth championship, closing in on the league record of 12 held by Harris & Sons. In its own way, Next Up, which is trying to make history as the only freshman franchise […]

Defending Annapolis Summer Basketball League champion BIG to face freshman franchise Next Up for championship – Baltimore Sun

It’ll be the old guard against the new wave in the Annapolis Summer Basketball League Championship Game. Perennial powerhouse BIG is chasing its ninth championship, closing in on the league record of 12 held by Harris & Sons. In its own way, Next Up, which is trying to make history as the only freshman franchise […]

From creating a basketball league in Africa to revolutionizing the tech world, meet Antonio Depina from Cape Verde

Born in Wilmington, Delaware, Antonio Depina grew up with negative stereotypes about Africa, largely shaped by Western media. His father is from Cape Verde while his mother is from Liberia but he never visited the continent until he started a basketball career. “When I was a kid it wasn’t cool to go to Africa so […]

🏀Adult basketball league curbs violence and promotes community in Belleview

BELLEVIEW, Florida. – A simple basketball game creates a positive impact for Marion County. The Belleview International Ballers is an adult league promoting community and awareness. [TRENDING: No one wins U.S. Mega Millions, jackpot now over $1B | 13-year-old Florida boy battles deadly brain-eating amoeba | Become a News 6 Insider (it’s free!)] Andrew Humphries, […]

Steve Nash to Co-Produce Reality Series on East Asia Basketball League – The Hollywood Reporter

The inaugural season of the East Asian Super League, the starter basketball league featuring clubs from across mainland China, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea and the Philippines, is set to receive treatment of reality TV. The groundbreaking long-running series will be directed by Korean filmmaker John H. Lee (Battle for Incheon: Operation Chromite). Recently launched Korean […]

John Jordan wins Tracy McGrady’s Ones Basketball League Final and $250,000 against Beamon | News, Scores, Highlights, Stats & Rumors

Kirk Irwin/Getty Images for BIG3 The Ones Basketball League Season One Finals did not disappoint. John Jordan knocked down a disputed two-pointer to earn a 10-9 victory over George Beamon in sudden death overtime to claim the inaugural championship and a grand prize of $250,000. Ones Basketball League @OBLhoops John Jordan’s sudden death shot in […]

The Maritimes are a perfect place to start a Canadian women’s professional basketball league

The Halifax Hornets — and some of the players’ kids — celebrate their championship after a win over the Halifax Thunder. (David Gallant – image credit) This is a column by Shireen Ahmed, who writes opinions for CBC Sports. For more information on CBC Opinion Sectionplease consult the FAQs. Many years ago, after training with […]

The Maritimes are a perfect place to launch a Canadian women’s professional basketball league

This is a column by Shireen Ahmed, who writes opinions for CBC Sports. For more information on CBC Opinion Sectionplease consult the FAQs. Many years ago, after training with the University of Toronto women’s soccer team, I overheard a discussion with the coaches. The USports (then called USIC) women’s soccer playoffs were taking place and […]

Jarrod West is making an impact in the New Zealand basketball league | local sports

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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, […]

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