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Web Exclusive: Indy Lawyers Basketball League Brings March Madness to Law

Members of the Indianapolis Lawyers Basketball League play a game on March 7, 2022 at the Indiana Basketball Academy. (IL Photo/Jordan Morey) During the cold winter months, attorneys in central Indiana return to court after the sun goes down. While there are plenty of motions, occasional pleadings, and even pews, the proceedings at meetings are […]

North Minneapolis Coach Creating Change Through CEO Program, Basketball League – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Minneapolis coach invests in more than basketball games, he invests in people. Jamil Jackson is the head basketball coach for the Patrick Henry High School boys. When he’s not coaching the team in the field, he’s teaching lessons about life, trust and choices through Change Equals Opportunity (CEO). READ MORE: A […]

Australia’s National Basketball League honors Indigenous community with special edition jerseys – SportsLogos.Net News

The National Basketball League (NBL), which operates in Australia and New Zealand, is honoring Indigenous communities in both countries with special jerseys to wear in the league’s second Indigenous round. The Indigenous Round matches will be played March 4-14, 2021. The NBL says The purpose of the Aboriginal Round is to “celebrate, recognize and acknowledge […]

New pro basketball league paves way for NBA, big money for rising stars

New pro basketball league offers new path for rising stars Overtime Elite is based at Atlantic Station in Midtown Atlanta – If you walk around Atlantic Station, you might miss it. Tucked away next to shops and restaurants, beneath offices, is a glimpse of what a new league hopes will be part of the future […]

Tracy McGrady launches head-to-head basketball league with $250,000 top prize

Getty Images Basketball Hall of Famer Tracy McGrady retired from the NBA, but he didn’t walk away from the game. McGrady recently served as an NBA analyst, and now he’s launching his own unique league. The league is an individual national league called Ones Basketball Association, or OBA for short. Scheduled to launch this spring, […]

New six-team Maritime Women’s Basketball League giving players the chance to keep playing

WINDSOR, NS — Lauren Hainstock is excited about the potential for a new women’s basketball league to begin play this spring. The 17-year-old Aylesford resident recently learned that the Windsor Edge will be one of six teams in the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association. “Finally, to have something big like this for female athletes is huge,” […]

Warrnambool Mermaids’ Meg Carlin takes on the challenge of the 2022 Country Basketball League Grand Final | The standard

news, latest news, SHARING the court with a former WNBL player is the perfect learning tool for budding basketball player Meg Carlin. The teenage perspective pays close attention to how Katie O’Keefe behaves on the floor. The fact that 16-year-old Carlin plays on two different teams with O’Keefe is a bonus. The pair will be […]

NBA names 15 best coaches of all time in world’s best basketball league history | More sports news

NAGPUR: The National Basketball Association has unveiled the 15 greatest coaches in the history of the world’s top basketball league as part of its ongoing celebration of the NBA’s 75th anniversary season. In the list of the 15 greatest coaches of all time revealed on Wednesday (IST), four active head coaches from various NBA teams […]

Southland Sharks add new name to 2022 National Basketball League roster

GRANT MATTHEW / Fairfax NZ / Stuff Jaylen Gerrand, pictured playing for the Taranaki Mountainairs in 2017, signed with the Southland Sharks for the 2022 National Basketball League. The Southland Sharks have added a new name to their roster ahead of this year’s National Basketball League of New Zealand. Sharks management have confirmed they have […]

Riders crowned BBL Cup champions

BBL Cup FinalLeicester Riders 83-69 Manchester Giants (15-20, 45-28, 60-51)(Riders – Crandall 26, Mackenzie 15, Lovett 12; Giants – Armstrong 18, Artison 12, Anderson/Steel 9) Leicester Riders won the BBL Cup after beating Manchester Giants 83-69 in the final at Birmingham’s Utilita Arena. The Riders capped off a memorable afternoon in front of a record […]

Mount Hope Youth Basketball League releases results | Sports

The Mount Hope Youth Basketball League recently kicked off its 2022 season. This year, the league has 38 basketball teams and six cheer teams, totaling approximately 500 competitors. A hundred coaches oversee the teams. Here are the results of the January 14 competitions: GRADES 5-6 Broncos 27, Bruins 24 Boyfriend.: Evan Tyree 10, Jax Adams […]

Athletes Unlimited basketball league to debut

“I was like, ‘When you’re all ready for basketball, call me,’” Cloud said. “And they were like, ‘Okay; it happens.’ The story continues under the ad “They are like two amazing – and I mean it in the best way – white men who literally believe in women and keep women’s sport here and present […]

Athletes Unlimited launches new professional women’s basketball league

Courtesy of Jade Hewitt/Athletes Unlimited When Natasha Cloud reached the WNBA Finals with the Mystics in October 2019 – the pinnacle of her basketball career – the most important person in the point guard’s life was halfway around the world. Cloud’s fiancée, Aleshia Ocasio, was pursuing her own profession playing softball in Japan. The two […]

COVID-19 delays Georgetown County Youth Basketball League at least 1 more week | Sports

GEORGETOWN – The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt sporting events along the Grand Strand. Georgetown County Parks and Recreation announced Jan. 24 that its NBA 3v3 junior basketball league will be delayed for at least one more week due to the virus. The league was supposed to start practices on Jan. 18, but a spike […]

Professional wheelchair basketball league makes breakthrough for parasport

On a basketball court in Worcester on Saturday, history was made for para-sport. In front of nearly 2,000 fans, the first game of the British Wheelchair Basketball Women’s Premier League kicked off, marking the launch of the UK’s first para-sport professional league. Additionally, it was streamed live on the BBC website. It was a moment […]

LMPD officers using basketball league to connect with city youth | News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The ongoing violence in Louisville continues to have a deadly impact on the city’s youth. But a new partnership will use the basketball court to help connect police to young people and save lives. The Police Activities League (PAL) aims to connect local youth and Louisville metro police officers through basketball. […]

Davao Occidental Tigers cagers to play in ASEAN Basketball League

TRAIL. The Davao Occidental Tigers will be the country’s last representative to the ASEAN Basketball League. / MESH BASKET The Davao Occidental Tigers are stepping into the big leagues as they will compete in the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL). According to a report by Tiebreaker Times, the 2019-20 MPBL Lakan Cup champions have been awarded […]

Holderness graduate recalls how school prepared him for a basketball career

3,600 miles from his home in Frankfurt, Germany, Roland Nyama’s first impression of life at Holderness School was: “New Hampshire is weird. “The school is in the middle of nowhere,” recalls Nyama, a 2013 graduate, with a chuckle. “The biggest adjustment was probably the language barrier and some cultural differences. You walk the streets and […]

Talks to bring the Canadian Elite Basketball League to town

Someone professional basketball in Winnipeg? Canadian Elite Basketball League commissioner Mike Morreale said Tuesday he expects his 10-team league to expand to Manitoba’s capital by 2024, adding that he has begun talks with three potential local ownership groups, including 50 Below Sports + Entertainment, Winnipeg owners of the WHL. Ice. RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE […]

International Basketball Academy launches Grassroots Basketball League

The INTERNATIONAL Basketball Academy Grassroots Basketball League (GYBL) comprises a total of 15 teams in four different age groups (U11, U13, U15, U18) and takes place on Saturdays at Prince Charles Park in Gleniston Gardens. Photo: Sideline Sports By RENALDO DORSETT Tribune sports journalist [email protected] In an effort to provide student-athletes with an opportunity to […]

British Basketball League: Watch Plymouth City Patriots vs Surrey Scorchers live and free | NBA News

Live coverage of the British Basketball League returns to Sky Sports on Friday night and you can watch live and free online. We’ll bring you full coverage from the Plymouth Pavilions as the Plymouth City Patriots take on the Surrey Scorchers from 7pm. Scorchers are making the long trip to Devon in a bid to […]

All-Star 5 – Week 15

After a weekend of exclusive action in the BBL Trophy first round, the BBL All-Star 5 is led by two record-holding British internationals, alongside a pair of Glen Luss Glasgow Rocks and a veteran star from Division 1 of the National Basketball League. Dan Clark – Giants of ManchesterAll-time top scorer for the British national […]

Church basketball league celebrates 76 years of getting kids playing

FAIRMONT, WV – The Greater Fairmont Council of Churches celebrates 76and year of their basketball league. Children playing in the Greater Fairmont Council of Churches basketball league (WBOY Image) Every Saturday and Sunday, teams representing different area churches face off in a friendly basketball game at the Barnes Learning Center. The league has 11 teams […]

Shoreline Wolves set to kick off Premier Basketball League season

The Shoreline Wolves have joined the Premier Basketball League for the 2022 season with the intention of continuing every year in the future. Owner and trainer, Wesley Burton decided to found this team to help men in his community take steps towards their dreams that otherwise might never have found the opportunity to move forward. […]

League play is on the verge of falling despite rising COVID cases – Monterey Herald

MONTEREY — As the pandemic escalates with rising COVID cases in Monterey County to begin 2022, the idea of ​​shutting down high school indoor sports is not on the table. At least not yet. Postponements and cancellations, however, are expected to be part of the journey in January as the Pacific Coast Athletic League moves […]

Mountain Valley Recreational Basketball League

REGION — The Mountain Valley Rec Basketball League has seven teams this year: Archies of Mexico, Cannatopia Runners of Wilton/Farmington (new team), Jay, Horace Mann Insurance of Jay/Livermore (formerly Bessey Design), Hotel Rumford, Smart Care PT of Dixfield (formerly Dixfield) and The Thunder (formerly The Ballers) of Rumford/Mexico. All games are played at Mountain Valley […]

Tracy McGrady to launch 1-on-1 national basketball league – Basketball Network

Tracy McGrady’s 1 on 1 basketball league The success of Ice Cube’s BIG3 showed that there was a hole in the market for alternate configuration basketball leagues. And now Tracy McGrady is trying to find one of her own. “Ones Basketball Association” Hall of Famers joined Jamal Crawford and Quentin Richardson on “NBA Hooper Vision,” […]

Tracy McGrady reveals plans to launch unique new basketball league

Maybe Tracy McGrady gives Ice Cube’s BIG3 league a chance. The former retired All-Star appeared on “NBA HooperVision,” an NBA League Pass broadcast on Thursday. While on the air, McGrady revealed that he plans to start a new basketball league called OBA (which stands for “Ones Basketball Association”). The league will be an individual professional […]

Spurs and Pizza Hut team up for Spurs Youth Basketball League

I saw the ad featuring Devin Vassell on Monday night during the Spurs’ impressive win over the Los Angeles Clippers. Pizza Hut is the title sponsor of the Spurs Youth Basketball League (SYBL). With your support, Pizza Hut is thrilled to continue its commitment to the league and the youth of our community. When you […]

DeLaurier becomes first elite Canadian Basketball League player to sign with NBA club

The increase in COVID-19 cases around the NBA is prompting clubs to take unconventional measures to fill the rosters. 40-year-old “Iso Joe” Johnson got real minutes on the NBA floor in 2021 on Wednesday. And on Thursday, Javin DeLaurier became the first player to play for a Canadian Elite Basketball League franchise. (CEBL) to be […]

DeLaurier becomes the first Canadian Elite Basketball League player to sign with an NBA club

Rising cases of COVID-19 in the NBA are prompting clubs to take unconventional steps to fill rosters. On Wednesday, 40-year-old “Iso Joe” Johnson earned actual minutes on an NBA court in 2021. And on Thursday, Javin DeLaurier became the first player to play for an elite Canadian Basketball League (CEBL) franchise. ) to be signed […]

Colonel Ahmedu praises warriors for winning Diaspora Basketball League – Latest Nigeria sports and football news

Days after Warriors Basketball Academy, Ilupeju, the U17 men’s team won the Diaspora Care Sports Foundation Basketball League, beating Lagos’ Rivers Angels in the final, the celebrations didn’t stop. An exalted Col. Sam Ahmedu (Rtd), who is the owner and chairman of the Warriors basketball program in Nigeria, said: “We are proud of our young […]


The British Basketball League (BBL) today announced that Miami-based alternative investment firm 777 Partners has invested £ 7million in exchange for a 45% stake in the professional league. Today’s announcement marks the initial phase of funding at £ 7million, serving as a defining moment for the future of basketball in the UK. The investment will […]

Season 3 of the 3×3 Pro Basketball League will start in March 2022 – ThePrint

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], December 20 (ANI/NewsSee): It’s official. Basketball Federation of India (BFI) and Indian subcontinent 3×3 Professional Basketball League (3BL) sign the exclusive contract to promote 3×3 professional basketball in India. 3BL Season 3 dates will be March 5-27, 2022 in the basketball-loving city of Chandigarh. The Basketball Federation of India has granted exclusive […]

Pizza Hut continues to support the Spurs Youth Basketball League

SAN ANTONIO — When Gregg Popovich and Kids Sports Network president and founder Frank Martin teamed up in 1990 to launch the Spurs Youth Basketball League, Pizza Hut was there to serve as the program’s presenter. Thirty-one years later, Pizza Hut continues to support the league. On Monday, Spurs Sports & Entertainment announced that when […]

Season 3 of the 3×3 Pro Basketball League will start in March 2022

The Basketball Federation of India has granted exclusive recognition to the Indian sub-continent of the 3×3 Professional Basketball League (3BL), making it the only authorized 3×3 professional basketball league in India . The 3BL is the only professional basketball league in the world to hold the exclusive rights of the International Federation (FIBA) and the […]

Students and staff ponder Rec’s fall intramural basketball league – The Arbiter

The recreation center kicked off a 3-on-3 men’s intramural basketball league on Sunday, October 31. According to the IMLeagues, there are 41 teams participating in this league, which is high attendance for students. Students were allowed to join teams until midnight on November 18. Students were able to create their own teams of 3-6 players […]

Everything you need to know about Manny Pacquiao’s basketball career in PBA

Manny Pacquiao ranks among the greatest fighters of this generation. The eight division champion has had a brilliant boxing career. He left the sport as one of the most respected fighters of all time. Pacquiao’s brilliance wasn’t confined to boxing alone, he garnered immense attention for his stint in politics and other verticals. ADVERTISING The […]

In the senior women’s basketball league, the love of the game never gets old

SAN DIEGO- The noises from the gym sounded like an ordinary basketball game: tennis shoes crunching against slippery ground, the thud of a ball, the shrill whistle of a referee. But inside was a rare painting. Older women, some in their 80s and 90s, scrambled to pass, steal and shoot. They dribbled and weaved skillfully […]

Join the fantasy basketball league ahead of the Christmas NBA roster

FILE PHOTO: (LR) No.6 Jalen McDaniels, No.2 LaMelo Ball, No.3 Terry Rozier and No.0 Charlotte Hornets Miles Bridges react late in the fourth quarter in their game against the Golden State Warriors at the Spectrum Center on November 14, 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo: Jacob Kupferman / Getty Images) Special for Yahoo Sports Now […]

New basketball league scores with equal pay

Basketball A new national women’s basketball league – with pay equal to the men’s league – will give a huge boost to the development of home sport and draw the Kiwis home, writes Merryn Anderson. Zoe Richards manages to make a phone call after a full day of working as an early childhood teacher in […]

Join the Fantasy Basketball League Ahead of the Christmas NBA Slate

Special for Yahoo Sports The fantasy football season is coming to an end, so now is the perfect time to join a fantasy basketball league on Yahoo. As we try to help you prepare for your upcoming drafts, here are some things to keep in mind when selecting your team. [Still time to join or […]

Country basketball league: Seymour blows up Mansfield

By Colin MacGillivray SEYMOUR Blasters’ men’s coach Craig Hockley believes his team has room for improvement despite a convincing victory over competition newcomer Mansfield in the second round of the Country Basketball League. The Blasters beat the Eagles 70-52 behind a stellar defensive effort to remain undefeated. After leading by just three points in the […]

What is INBL? Proposed Format, Schedule, Participating Teams for BFI Basketball League | NBA.com India

07/12/2021 Basketball and India From the announcement of the league on November 18 to the star-studded launch ceremony the following weekend, much has been said and reported regarding the league. After going through all the reports, here’s everything we know about INBL https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/NBA_Global_CMS_image_storage/61/5c/yash_d3efdl0wl3071m9kqfe15kn9r.jpg?t=704941838&w=500 By Yash Matange @yashmatange2694 On Thursday, November 18, the Basketball Federation of […]

Local launches women’s basketball league to give former ballerinas a second chance

A former hooper creates a basketball league to give women a second chance. MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Not all talented athletes perform at the highest level, sometimes injuries can be life-threatening. Acknowledging that Celia Newman founded the “She Got Game” women’s basketball league. “I didn’t realize some of them go through so much playing basketball,” Celia […]

Philippine basketball league brings festive joy to migrant community

Taoyuan, Nov. 21 (CNA) Music and festivities filled the Nankan area of ​​Taoyuan as the Filipino Workers’ Basketball League, one of the first to open since the recent easing of COVID-19 restrictions month, with 15 teams and hundreds of players and fans at the opening ceremony. The Lakay Basketball League Season II 2021-2022 Opening Ceremony, […]

bfi: BFI set to launch national basketball league | Bangalore News

Bengaluru: The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) has planned for the Indian National Basketball League (INBL) to further popularize the game and provide more playing opportunities for the players.The league will feature two versions of the sport – regular 5×5 (five-a-side) and 3×3 (three-a-side) for both men and women.The FIBA ​​3×3 version will be played […]

BFI Launches INBL (Indian National Basketball League), Aiming To Raise Sport To Higher Standards In All Formats | NBA.com India

19/11/2021 Basketball and India On Thursday November 18, the Indian Basketball Federation (BFI) kicked off the country’s much anticipated basketball league. Named INBL – Indian National Basketball League, the mega project would be executed by Headstart Arena India in accordance with the visions of the BFI. https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/NBA_Global_CMS_image_storage/61/5c/yash_d3efdl0wl3071m9kqfe15kn9r.jpg?t=704941838&w=500 By Yash Matange @ yashmatange2694 On Thursday November […]

BFI launches new basketball league – The New Indian Express

Express press service BENGALURU: The Indian Basketball Federation has announced the launch of the Indian National Basketball League (INBL) with the aim of growing the sport in the country. There has been growing demand for a league over the past two years, but amid challenges, including Covid-19, the federation finally presented its plans on Thursday. […]

ECBL President Tim Kendrick has a vision for a new professional basketball league in the Maritimes

SUMMERSIDE, PEI — Tim Kendrick has a vision for the Eastern Canada Basketball League (ECBL). “We literally aim to be recognized as one of the best leagues in the world of its size in three to five years, in terms of players, salaries, everything,” said Kendrick, president of the new professional league. . “We are […]

CEO Morreale believes CEBL is the perfect vehicle for the Canadian Women’s Basketball League

Count Mike Morreale among the supporters of a women’s basketball league in Canada. The commissioner and chief executive of the nine-team Canadian Elite Men’s Basketball League said he’s had conversations with Canada Basketball and others about the potential to develop a women’s league. “I certainly believe there is a place for a women’s league, like […]

The Kitchener-Waterloo Titans will be back as the National Basketball League of Canada partners with the American League

The National Basketball League of Canada will kick off its 10th landmark season in February with four Ontario-based teams and cross-border competition against eight U.S.-based teams competing in the Basketball League. Canada’s oldest professional basketball league, inactive since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will return without a franchise to Atlantic Canada for the […]

Athlete’s Unlimited’s Basketball League hosted by WNBA players – Sportico.com

Athletes Unlimited’s new US-based women’s basketball league may at first glance seem like a potential rival to the WNBA, but it’s welcomed by W players as a friend. The new league on Monday announced the signings of 10 players for its inaugural season slated to begin in January, half of whom are currently active in […]

Athletes Unlimited Basketball League hosted by WNBA players

The new US-based women’s basketball league of Athletes Unlimited may at first glance seem like a potential rival to the WNBA, but it is greeted by W players as a friend. The new league on Monday announced the signings of 10 players for its inaugural season set to begin in January, half of whom are […]

2022 James Family Prescott YMCA Youth Basketball League

Presented by Beltone – A leader in audience health care. The 36th Annual James Family Prescott YMCA Youth Basketball League season is almost here. The League, which is sponsored by Foothills Bank, will start on January 8 and run through March 9. Did you know that YMCA basketball goes way back beyond tear-off pants and […]

St. John’s Edge will not be part of Canada’s National Basketball League when it returns to play

ST. JOHN’S, NL – The St. John’s Edge will not be part of Canada’s National Basketball League when its new season kicks off in early 2022. On Wednesday, the NBLC announced it will begin its 10th season on February 5, 2022, but only with four Ontario-based entries. It will be a return to action after […]

Three-on-three basketball league | Greensboro, North Carolina

Three-on-three basketball league | Greensboro, North Carolina Please enable JavaScript in your browser for the best user experience. Greensboro Parks and Recreation’s Active Adult Programs are designed to create a positive and competitive opportunity for men and women 50 and over to participate in fun activities in order to socialize, be active and develop positive […]

Jewish Men’s Basketball League tilts again

Steven Hertzberg scores a shot in a 2019 Jewish Men’s Basketball League game (Partners Detroit) The games will once again be played at the Beech Woods Recreation Center in Southfield. The The Jewish Men’s Basketball League is back after a one-season hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s great news for guys like Jared Kohlenberg, […]

Exceeding Expectations: GRADSA Basketball League Ends Successful First Season | News

The Green River Area Down Syndrome Association basketball league held its final game of the year on Saturday, ending a successful first season for the players. GRADSA announced in March that it would form an All-Down Syndrome basketball league for the Green River District, which executive director Tiffany Thrash said was the first of its […]

Tamil Nadu boy to play in Europe’s elite professional basketball league: The Tribune India

Chennai, October 15 A young boy from Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu, Ulhas KS, who has been living in New Delhi for a few years, is ready to play in the professional basketball league of Division 1 of the Moldovan National League, Europe. Ulhas will represent the Gloria Basketball team in the Moldovan national league. The […]

boy from Tamil Nadu will play in the European elite professional basketball league | India News

CHENNAI: A young boy from Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu, Ulhas KS, who has been living in New Delhi for a few years, is ready to play in the Moldovan National League Division 1 professional basketball league in Europe. Ulhas will represent the Gloria basketball team in the Moldovan national league. The season, which starts from […]

Australian Basketball League sparks fan interest with help from LiveU

HACKENSACK, NJ—The National Basketball League (NBL) in Australia has reported the growing popularity of its professional semi-elite basketball league NBL1, even during the pandemic, with the deployment of 75 LiveU Solo wireless video encoders in arenas across the countries that have made games more accessible. to fans. Streaming via LiveU cloud platform to online video […]

Athletes Unlimited Basketball League debut: what you need to know

Image source: Courtesy of Athletes Unlimited From January 29 to February 28, 2022, Athletes Unlimited is launching a new female player-centric professional basketball league in the United States with 44 players. All matches will be played in one location, and there are no specific owners, GMs, or teams (more on that later). Rather, decisions are […]

Inside the Philly Youth Basketball League strives to provide a better future for Latino children

It’s a long draft day for a 400-kid league on the Northeast side of Philadelphia, but every minute is worth it. One year old, a young boy showed up in costume for the momentous occasion and then walked over to his father’s gravestone at the cemetery, still dressed, to talk enthusiastically about his accomplishment. The […]

Athletes Unlimited to launch new professional women’s basketball league in 2022

12 October 2021 Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers WNBA, women’s college basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel started covering women’s basketball in 1984 and has been with ESPN since 1996. A new professional women’s basketball league is slated to debut in January 2022 and will be operated by Athletes Unlimited, which previously […]

Medora Timberjacks joins 48-team basketball league

Timberjacks head coach Mark Morin and TBL CEO Evelyn Magley pose for a photo in front of the Timberjacks logo at Medora High School on Oct. 6. Photo submitted MEDORA – The Medora Timberjacks have joined the Basketball League. David Magley announced at a press conference at Medora High School last week that the Timberjacks […]

Culpepper to lead Buttafaro Youth Basketball League | News, Sports, Jobs

Rob culpepper The Culpepper name will remain in youth basketball at the YMCAs of the Jamestown area. Rob Culpepper, son of longtime volunteer coach Mike Culpepper, will lead the Tom Buttafaro Youth Basketball League at the YMCA, for the 2021-2022 season. “I am delighted that Rob is joining the Y team”, said Mark Eckendorf, Managing […]

Professional basketball league backed by Jeff Bezos, Drake attracts young stars

At 16, Tyler Smith is 6-foot-9 and has the kind of basketball skills that make college coaches swoon. But he gave up his future NCAA eligibility — and his final two years of high school. Instead, he’s going pro. Smith, who hails from the Houston area, and 23 other of the brightest young players in […]

West Side women’s basketball league creates space for residents to come together and entrepreneurs to thrive

EAST GARFIELD PARK – It took a “leap of faith” for Ana Sierra to make her women’s basketball league a full-time job. The West Side resident was fired from her downtown job in 2019, staring at her computer and tweaking her resume. But Sierra has always loved the gym more than her office. She wanted […]

Cabarrus County Prep Basketball League Features LaMelo Ball’s Team Debut

The ABC Fall Basketball League kicks off its first four-week fall session on Sunday with a field of teams that includes three North Carolina State high school champions and Lamelo Ball’s new 1 of 1 Prep Academy. Games will be held at Cox Mill High in Cabarrus County. Ball, the Charlotte Hornets player who won […]

Elementary Women’s Basketball League Launches in Longmont – Longmont Times-Call

Longmont now has a girls-only basketball program, the LoCo Girls Basketball League, for youth in grades three through five. The game starts on September 11. The newly launched non-profit organization aims to teach young girls the basics of basketball in a positive and nurturing environment which it hopes will foster a better attitude towards girls […]

Anuel AA becomes sponsor of Puerto Rico women’s basketball league

Fans will see a new design element on the National Women’s Basketball Superior League game uniforms in Puerto Rico when tuning in to their upcoming games. Anuel AA has announced that he has officially become the main sponsor of the women’s league, in which the players’ uniforms will now feature his widely known phrase and […]

Jack Animam takes his talents to the Serbian basketball league │ GMA News Online

Filipino basketball player Jack Animam is taking on another career challenge. On Monday, Animam handler East West Private announced at a press conference that she will play in Serbia after signing with Radnicki Kragujevac, a club in the First Women’s Basketball League of Serbia. “I am so happy, proud and honored to have come this […]

In Roxbury, basketball league bridges youth and law enforcement

John Jackson, administrative coordinator at the Tobin Center and recurring coach in the league, instructed his players during a break.John Tlumacki/Globe Staff They meet here at the Tobin Community Center in Roxbury every Tuesday and Wednesday as part of a new youth basketball league organized by local law enforcement in a bid to ‘bridge the […]

Former Sinagua star creates local basketball league | Local

ERIC NEWMAN Solar Sports Editor A former Flagstaff basketball star has dedicated his professional life to teaching locals the sport with his training business and upcoming youth league. Kiki Locket, a Sinagua High School graduate and former Grand Canyon Area Player of the Year, played on the Mustangs women’s basketball team before playing at Georgetown […]

Youth Fall Basketball League Registration Opens | News, Sports, Jobs – SANIBEL-CAPTIVA

UPDATE: The City of Sanibel has reported that a new location has been designated for the Fall Youth Basketball League, hosted by Sanibel Recreation Center and Captiva Cruises. It will be held at the pavilion next to the Sanibel ball diamonds at 3840 Sanibel-Captiva Road, Sanibel. Masks will be optional during […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Myles Garrett “Retires” From Basketball Career – Like All Those NFL Stars

When the NBA playoffs end, many athletes’ hopes of winning the Larry O’Brien Trophy end with it. But the “dream” of a non-NBA athlete came to an unexpected end in the first round of the playoffs. Myles Garrett, the Cleveland Browns defensive end who has blown social media in recent months with his basketball exploits, […]

UConn’s Anna Makurat to pursue professional basketball career in Europe

The 6’2 sophomore guard from Poland said it was an honor and a privilege to be part of such an incredible program. MANSFIELD, Conn – After announcing earlier this month that she would be leaving UConn’s women’s basketball program, Anna Makurat is turning to professional ball in Europe. Makurat made the announcement Monday on social […]

Basketball, Business and Sales: Penn alum Andreas Schreiber’s Holy Trinity

Dual nationality custody competed for the Swedish national team By Carter Lynn 03/24/21 11:41 p.m. Penn Alumni Andreas Schreiber went from professional basketball to sales, which for him was natural. (Photo by Andreas Schreiber) The transition to sales after professional basketball is only natural, according to former Penn male basketball player Andreas Schreiber. After graduating […]

12 facts about Chasson Randle’s basketball career

1. Randle is 28 and was born and raised in Rock Island, Illinois, where he performed at the city’s public high school. 2. He is Stanford’s all-time leading scorer with 2,375 points in his four years as Cardinal. 3. He won the NIT Championship at Stanford during his freshman and third year years. In 2012, […]

BBL and TikTok launch first-ever UK basketball campaign

the British Basketball League and Basketball England have entered into a partnership with ICT Tac to launch the #BritishBasketball hashtag challenge. The popular social media platform will ‘showcase the best of British basketball’ by inviting fans of the sport to post their best skills and tips on TikTok as part of Britain’s first-ever basketball-focused campaign. […]

Hasson ’20 begins his professional basketball career overseas – The Bowdoin Orient

Graduating amid the COVID-19 pandemic has led to many changes in post-graduate plans for the Class of 2020. However, for the former captain of the women’s basketball team and star of Division III (DIII) Maddie Hasson ’20, basketball has managed to remain a constant in its transition to post-Bowdoin life. But instead of working out […]

Jayce Johnson continues his basketball career abroad – Marquette Wire

Jayce Johnson, a former Marquette center, is preparing to embark on a new basketball journey. He recently announced on social media that he will be traveling abroad to Romania where he will play professionally for BC CSU Sibiu. The team competes in a league called “Liga Națională”, which is the leading basketball league in Romania […]

Two-time athlete Peyton Williams will continue his basketball career in Russia

Senior forward Peyton Williams celebrates from the bench after a successful play in K-State’s women’s basketball game against Oral Roberts at Bramlage Coliseum on November 18, 2019. The Wildcats defeated the Golden Eagles with a final score of 109 -69. (Logan Wassall | College Media Group) Peyton Williams will no longer be in Kansas when […]

McMurry’s Jordan begins his professional basketball career

Marc-David | Special for the Abilene Reporter-News BASKETBALL Jackson jumps to the pros Former McMurry player Jordan Jackson has entered his first professional season as a member of the London Lions. Jackson averaged 8.4 points and 4.3 rebounds last season with the War Hawks. The Lions are members of the British Basketball League. CROSS COUNTRY […]

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