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BREC seeks to supply pickleball to tennis and basketball courts

BREC seeks to supply pickleball to tennis and basketball courts Pickleball at BREC’s Greenwood Park. Photo by Collin Richie. By David Jacobs May 31, 2022 Pickleball, a relative parent of tennis and badminton, is perhaps the fastest growing sport in America, and it competes with tennis for participants and real estate. BREC […]

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Elite teenage basketball players work overtime and win $100,000 in this Atlanta-based league

Overtime Elite (OTE) – self-described as “the future of basketball” turns teenage hoops into six-figure earners. According The Gazette, the Atlanta-based three-team league pays its young basketball players $100,000 and more, while nurturing them to become NBA Stars in the near future. How OTE works Players recruited for OTE attend an internal school and earn […]

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Michigan basketball players are projected in the latest NBA drafts

June 1 is the key date for Michigan basketball. The Wolverines are firing Hunter Dickinson after deciding not to enter the NBA draft after his second season, and the Wolverines have released Princeton guard Jaelin Llewellyn from the transfer gate. Corn and Blue also have possible key contributors as freshmen like Jett Howard, Tarris Reed, […]

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Belize Basketball Athletes Prepare for Grassroots Sports Recruitment

May 27, 2022 Belize Basketball Athletes Prepare for Grassroots Sports Recruitment Baseline Sports in the United States hosts an annual basketball event where young athletes from around the world converge for the opportunity to be scouted by basketball clubs and universities. Last year, six Belizean athletes traveled to Las Vegas for the event and two […]

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BREC plans to offer pickleball on tennis and basketball courts

BREC Municipal Park (File photo) Pickleball, a close relative of tennis and badminton, is perhaps the fastest growing sport in America, and it competes with tennis for participants and real estate. BREC officials say the parks agency is working to meet demand in Baton Rouge at new and existing facilities. “We realize the tremendous popularity […]

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Basketball players invited to inaugural 3-on-3 tournament at Riverside Park | New

The Logansport Parks and Recreation Department will host Eel River’s first summer shootout in June to celebrate the new basketball courts at Riverside Park. The event is a 16-team tournament for ages 16 and up and will take place from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 26. The $30 registration fee per team will […]

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Courtroom Hoops opens new NCAA-certified facility for local basketball players

Courtroom Hoops recently opened a new basketball performance center in Hernando, hoping to bring more exposure to local athletes. MEMPHIS, Tenn. – “We love our junior colleges here in Mississippi. We appreciate every recruiter who gives our kids an opportunity in Mississippi, but we believe we have talent here in Mississippi that deserves a little […]

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Clackamas’ Jazzy Davidson tops ESPN list of female basketball players for current freshman class

Oregon basketball fans already know how powerful Jazzy Davidson of the Clackamas can be on the court. But the freshman wing is gaining national recognition. In the last HoopGurlz Recruitment Ranking, nicknamed the “Terrific 25”, Davidson is listed as the No. 1 player among the freshman class. The Terrific 25 is assembled by first basketball […]

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Euroleague basketball players will wear MindFly Bodycams during matches

Dapper Labs won the 2022 Sports Business Award for Best Sports Technology for Popularizing Non-Fungible Tokens with its landmark release of the NBA Top Shot product. Numerous NFTs have sold for astronomical sums, including a LeBron James dunk that fetched $387,000. This year’s award was co-presented by SportTechie. Following the success of Top Shot, Dapper […]

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‘The best basketball players on the planet’ – Novak Djokovic praises Serbian basketball MVPs ahead of quest for Roland Garros 2022

Novak Djokovic is ready for Roland Garros. Despite a stagnant start to the year where he couldn’t play for the titles, the Serb was back on the pitch. The player brought a lot of pride and fame to his country. Also, the world number. 1 recently took to his Instagram to appreciate the success of […]

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US sponsors training of young Nigerian basketball players

The United States Consulate in Nigeria, in conjunction with the Organized Basketball Network (OBN), trains young Nigerians between the ages of 6 and 18 to play basketball. Jennifer Foltz, the US consulate’s deputy public affairs officer, revealed this during the opening ceremony of a four-day training program. Titled “Uplift Africa Youth Through Basketball Camp,” the […]

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Five Michigan State basketball players who need to elevate their game in 2022-23

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The offseason has been filled with intrigue for Michigan State’s basketball program. Seniors Gabe Brown and Marcus Bingham Jr. have decided to turn pro. A coaching seat on Tom Izzo’s bench opened up last month when longtime assistant Dwayne Stephens accepted the head coaching job at Western Michigan. Projected starter Julius […]

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NBA to build 1,000 basketball courts and target Nigerian talent –

The National Basketball Association (NBA) of the United States plans to build 1,000 basketball courts in Nigeria in a bid to create a talent pool. Gbemisola Abudu, Vice President of NBA Africa and National Manager of NBA Nigeria, described the project as a blank slate that offers many benefits to the parties involved. According to […]

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Kansas basketball players measure at G League Camp

One year after the Kansas striker Jalen Wilson struggled to gain a foothold in NBA draft circles, Wilson measured much the same at G League Camp. The Combine released its metrics on Tuesday, which means Wilson will have to show his improvement over last year in sports testing. Listed at 6-foot-8 in Kansas, […]

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How Justin Rubin, Founder of Pro Connect, Provides Opportunities for Basketball Players

Justin Rubin is the CEO and Founder of Pro Connect (@pro_connect) and People Players (@playerspeople). Pro Connect provides post-college basketball players, including JUCO, Division I, Division II, and Division III athletes, with the guidance, exposure, and opportunities needed to play professionally overseas. Since 2018, Pro Connect has been involved in signing over 50 players in […]

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Hawks star Trae Young tweets advice to high school basketball players

As NIL money for college athletes continues to rise and the NCAA looks to make changes to the system it didn’t anticipate, Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young has tweeted advice for players to high school basketball envisioning their future in the sport. For athletes who are offered sums of money in the six figures or […]

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Trae Young tweets advice to high school basketball players

Graduation season is upon us. But before the students cross the stage and throw their caps in the air, their big brother, Trae Young, has some words of wisdom to impart. Unfortunately, the All-Star point guard isn’t the first speaker at the ceremonies this year (that would be so tough, though). However, he tweeted the […]

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The region’s top female basketball players take to the Cambridge court to honor Medina Dixon’s legacy

Emotion, wisdom and prayer were on display at Cambridge’s War Memorial Gymnasium on Friday as friends and family of Medina Dixon gathered to honor the late legend at an opening ceremony. Then the music started, the ball swung, and a collection of New England high school basketball talent dueled on the first day of the […]

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2 Richmond-area basketball players could hit the court for Gonzaga next season | Richmond Free Press

What are the chances? Richmond is about 2,500 miles from Spokane, Wash., but two former players from the area may be preparing for Gonzaga University basketball next season. Efton J. Reid, a former standout of the Steward School at Western Henrico, announced he was transferring to Gonzaga from Louisiana State University. He will have three […]

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Former Dakota Wesleyan University basketball players take head coaching jobs

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) — When the calendar rolls around in March, South Dakota’s small town pride is evident on the basketball court. That kind of pride stayed deep in Luke Bamberg and Ty Hoglund, two high school and Dakota Wesleyan University alumni. Bamberg and Hoglund will be on the sidelines when the men’s basketball […]

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Bayside Basketball Field Court | County Leader of St George and Sutherland

More than 800 local Bayside residents have to leave the local government area to play competitive basketball due to a lack of competition facilities for the sport, according to figures from Basketball NSW. St George Basketball Association director Kate Joveski told Bayside Council last month there was an urgent need for young people to have […]

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Approved tennis and basketball courts | Quinte News

Belleville City Council has approved tenders for the construction of a basketball court at Tom Gavey Alemite Park and a lighted tennis court at Potters Creek Park. The city has not built an outdoor basketball court in over 20 years. However, the basketball court, costing $254,000, and the tennis court, costing $165,000, were well over […]

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Former Opals captain claims Liz Cambage told Nigerian basketball players ‘go back to your third world country’ is true | Basketball

Former Opals captain Jenna O’Hea has spoken out about the incident that prompted Liz Cambage’s disorderly exit from the national program, alleging unconfirmed claims that the star told her Nigerian rivals to “go back in your third world country” are true. Cambage has been independently investigated and issued a formal reprimand – but no suspension […]

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How UConn’s Past and Future Male Basketball Players Changed Schools

Tristen Newton visited East Carolina University’s compliance office just over a month ago and revealed he would be entering the NCAA transfer portal. He filled out paperwork and gave it to a compliance officer, who then entered Newton’s name on the portal’s website. “And it’s like 40 seconds later that I got a call,” Newton […]

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Here’s what you need to know

As the WNBA season begins on Friday, the UConn women’s basketball program will be well represented across the league. There could be up to 20 former UConn players participating in the 2022 season, whether they’re playing on a roster or working behind the scenes on the team’s staff. From longtime veterans and new WNBA champions […]

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Former Texas Southern basketball players allege abuse by Hall of Fame coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — In a report, published Thursday, Athleticism alleged that former Texas Southern University women’s basketball coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke used abusive and demeaning language towards players. ABC13 confirmed that neither Cooper-Dyke nor his assistant coaches were permitted to have any contact with players outside of practices or games during the final three weeks […]

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Colorful new murals adorn the once dilapidated Colton basketball courts – San Bernardino Sun

It takes very little to organize a basketball game. A decent court with dueling rims, an orange and a handful of hoops does the trick. Grab one and good luck getting burned. Unless you are regulars at Elizabeth Davis Park in Colton. Basketball games are played on the renovated courts at Elizabeth Davis Park, featuring […]

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Find out which Dallas-area basketball players and coaches have won statewide honors

The Dallas area — which sent 10 boys’ and girls’ basketball teams to the UIL state tournament in March — is considered Texas’ home for hoops. It’s no surprise, then, that the region was cleaned up in the statewide postseason awards category. Seven Dallas-area boys and girls basketball players have been named player of the […]

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How fit are basketball players compared to other sports?

Fans love to debate the different nuances of their favorite sports. Some even like to claim that their favorite is better than the others, but the truth is that most debates are impossible to measure. When it comes to fitness, however, there’s an interesting discussion to be had. In this guide, we take a look […]

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How fit are basketball players compared to other sports? – Basketball Network

Giannis Antetokounmpo Game 1 vs Celtics © David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports Fans love to debate the different nuances of their favorite sports. Some even like to claim that their favorite is better than the others, but the truth is that most debates are impossible to measure. When it comes to fitness, however, there’s an […]