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TyRone “Hollywood” Brown had a dream at just 9-years-old, wrote it down, and made it come true. He first saw the Harlem Globetrotters play while watching TV and knew that one day he would play for them; and he did. Brown played for the Globetrotters from 1985 until 1996 and says he, “enjoyed every bit […]

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Imani Bell, 16, was at Jonesboro, Georgia Elite Scholars Academy doing conditioning drills with her basketball teammates for a “voluntary” preseason workout on Tuesday (August 13) when she collapsed and died, NBC reports.  Georgia state rules prohibit high school basketball teams from organized practices until Oct. 21, but players can be asked to participate in […]

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HONOLULU (AP) — Bidding was drawing to a close Friday for a basketball jersey believed to have been worn by President Barack Obama. Peter Noble was a student at a prestigious and elite Honolulu prep school when he grabbed a basketball jersey that was destined for the trash. Years later he saw an old photo […]

The Anthony Davis vocals are officially in for the Los Angeles Lakers. After months of attempts, failed deals and more, the New Orleans Pelicans agreed on Saturday to send Davis, a multi-time All-Star and all-NBA talent to Los Angeles in exchange for Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart, the No. 4 overall pick in the […]

Turner Sports and the NBA today announced the star-studded lineup of film, television and sports presenters for the 2019 NBA Awards presented by Kia on TNT – Monday, June 24, at 9 p.m. ET. Award-winning and critically acclaimed actor Samuel L. Jackson, comedian, actress and producer Tiffany Haddish, and NBA on TNT analyst and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley will take the stage […]

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Former President Barack Obama has teamed with the NBA and International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to create a new league in Africa that will feature 12 teams from several countries across the continent. “I’ve always loved basketball because it’s about building a team that’s equal to more than the sum of its parts. Glad to see this expansion into Africa […]

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A Maryland High School student is accused of sharing a racist Snapchat post online because her school lost a basketball game by one point. “It was deplorable,” parent Jason Doyle told WJZ. “Kids these days and even adults shouldn’t be talking like that.” In the school’s parking lot, a student told WJZ that he knew the girl and […]

Shareef O’Neal took to Twitter on December 13 to inform fans that he “made it” through a heart successful surgery and is now on the road to recovery. “I made it, Thank you for all the love and support! I really appreciate all your thoughts and prayers, that’s what helped me through this surgery. I’m on the road […]

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Former Louisville and South Carolina player Brian Bowen II has sued Adidas and several associates caught up in the college basketball corruption scandal alleging federal racketing violations that cost him the chance to develop his game. Bowen’s lawsuit was filed Monday in U.S. District Court in South Carolina. It has asked for unspecified damages and […]

With the new NBA season set to begin on October 16th, it’s just about the right time to hand out some pre-season awards. Yes, we know that awards generally happen at the end of a season, but these are not very serious awards, mind you. We already know that the Golden State Warriors are going to win the […]

Here we go with the bull crap again. Once again some nitwit white person can’t handle reality and ends up calling the cops on a black person for absolutely no realistic reason. In this situation, the nitwit in question called police on a Black man after he got fouled in a game of pickup basketball. […]