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Crazy ants help improve Reservoir Park basketball courts – The Waynedale News

The Fort Financial Credit Union has partnered with Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation to resurface and improve two basketball courts at Ivan Lebamoff Reservoir Park, featuring a vibrant mural installed by local artist Andre Portee. The $30,000 project also includes new panels, painted rims and new benches. It was funded by Fort Financial Credit Union […]

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New North St. Louis Mural and Basketball Courts Aim to Foster Community | Art Stories and Interviews | Saint Louis

Media Blue Power Blueprint Artist Jamie Bonfiglio’s mural of a basketball player with outstretched arms adorns a wall outside a new basketball court nearing completion at 4368 College Avenue. While most St. Louis residents were looking for ways to beat the heat in July as temperatures hit triple digits, muralist Jamie Bonfiglio spent her summer […]

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City renames basketball courts after sailor’s fall | Herald Community Newspapers

Gregory T. Buckley Jr. of Oceanside could be found shooting hoops on the basketball courts of Oceanside Park with his brothers and father, from the age of 5 until his expedition to Afghanistan in as the United States Navy. Now, on the 10th anniversary of the Gregory T. Buckley Jr. Basketball Tournament, the courts, which […]

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Sheppard, Dillon, Turner are the best basketball players I’ve covered

July 28 – Now it’s time to see who the best high school basketball players I’ve covered are. Now it is even more difficult. So far, I’ve chosen Neil Warren as my best football player, Becky Abner as my best fastball player, and Jeremy Brown as my best baseball player. And remember, these are just […]

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Two male PSC basketball players earn academic accolades – The Hamburg Reporter

On Tuesday, July 19, the National Association of Basketball Coaches announced the 2021-22 NABC Court of Honor. Peru State College players Isaac Simpson (Papillion) and Blake Petersen (Columbus) were part of the NABC Honors Court. “The NABC Honors Court, meanwhile, includes junior, senior and graduate men’s basketball players who finished the 2021-22 year with a […]

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Two PSC male basketball players win academic honors – Syracuse Journal-Democrat

On Tuesday, July 19, the National Association of Basketball Coaches announced the 2021-22 NABC Court of Honor. Peru State College players Isaac Simpson (Papillion) and Blake Petersen (Columbus) were part of the NABC Honors Court. “The NABC Honors Court, meanwhile, includes junior, senior and graduate men’s basketball players who finished the 2021-22 year with a […]

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50 Cent and Fat Joe will reignite rivalry on the basketball courts – VIBE.com

The annual 50 Cent Tycoon Weekend returns to Houston next month with a few new items. This time around, 50 will coach an All-Star Celebrity Basketball game during the event for a competitive rivalry against Fat Joe’s team. Taking to his Instagram account on Wednesday (July 20), Fif announced the event by posting the flyer […]

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The Mavs donated 30 basketball courts to North Texas communities

As a child growing up in Würzburg, Germany, Maxi Kleber spent the majority of his time on outdoor basketball courts to learn the game and stay out of trouble. “I remember when I was six years old. I came with my friends and we played outside b. It’s also where I made new friends,” said […]

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Does the practice of lacrosse really help the development of basketball players?

Lacrosse has become very popular over the years due to its simple rules and the high level of skill required to play the game. The sport involves two teams competing against each other using sticks (lacrosse balls) to pass the ball between them. This game requires speed and hand-eye coordination. There are several benefits associated […]

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3 Michigan State Basketball Players Make NABC Honors Court

A trio of Michigan State basketball players have been recognized for their classroom achievements by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. MSU Joey Hauser, Malik Hall and Steven Izzo have all been named to the NABC Honors Court, which includes athletes from all NCAA divisions and NAIA programs. Qualified athletes are juniors or […]

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‘What’s up with retired basketball players’: NFL veteran calls out Kobe Bryant’s ex-teammate for leading ‘million dollar’ fight against Fake Drake

Celebrity boxing has been around for a while now and its popularity is only growing. People’s natural desire to watch fights may explain why celebrity boxing has grown in popularity. Even several retired NBA players have traded the court for the ring. Some use it as a new method to get back into shape, while […]

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Five male basketball players named to NABC honor court

History links Wheeling, WV — On Tuesday, the National Basketball Coaches Association (NABC) released its annual team and individual scholastic awards for the 2021-22 season. The Wheeling University men’s basketball team honored five players for their individual achievement in the classroom. Graduate student Alex Humphreysjunior Dozie EnyosiobiSenior Jay Gentryjunior John Korteand graduate […]

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How Michigan’s former basketball players fared in the Las Vegas Summer League

After competing July 7-17, the Las Vegas Summer League came to a close on Sunday after the Portland Trail Blazers captured the Summer League title. There were eight former Michigan basketball stars who competed in Las Vegas and we’ll show you how each former Wolverine fared. Some have done quite well, while others haven’t had […]

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An update on former Michigan basketball players in the Summer League

A group of former Michigan basketball players recently competed in the NBA Summer League and here’s how they fared. The 2022 NBA Las Vegas Summer League is now officially on the books, as all 32 NBA teams participated, and it was a lot of fun action over the course of 11 days. Many of Michigan’s […]

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Favorite No. 11 Hoosier? Picking Indiana’s Favorite Basketball Players, One Number at a Time

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Welcome to our summer series where Hoosier basketball fans can vote for their favorite Indiana players to wear each number. Today, we resume with all the best to wear the number 11. Favorite Hoosier? Each day we’re going to give you four picks along with a short player bio to choose your […]

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The basketball courts at Ivan Lebamoff Park are getting a makeover | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

City of Fort Wayne via Facebook FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Financial Credit Union has partnered with Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation to resurface and improve two basketball courts in Ivan Lebamoff Reservoir Park, featuring a vibrant mural installed by local artist Andre Portee. The $30,000 project also includes new panels, painted rims and […]

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Brittney Griner receives support from Russian basketball players in court

WNBA star Brittney Griner appeared again in Russian court today (July 14). This time, however, she had support. Members of Griner’s Russian team, UMMC Ekaterinburg, testified on his behalf. Griner, who plays for the Phoenix Mercury, also plays overseas during the WNBA offseason. According ESPNthe Olympian played in Russia for six seasons. As reported by […]

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Favorite No. 10 Hoosier? Picking Indiana’s Favorite Basketball Players, One Number at a Time

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Welcome to our summer series where Hoosier basketball fans can vote for their favorite Indiana players to wear each number. Today, we resume with all the best to wear the number 10. Favorite Hoosier? Each day we’re going to give you four picks along with a short player bio to choose your […]

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UNT basketball players build team unity on trip to Puerto Rico | medium green

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic ofBahrain, Kingdom ofBangladesh, People’s Republic […]

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Favorite No. 5 Hoosier? Picking Indiana’s Favorite Basketball Players, One Number at a Time

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Welcome to our summer series where Hoosier basketball fans can vote for their favorite Indiana players to wear each number. Today, we resume with all the best to wear number 5. Favorite Hoosier? Each day we’re going to give you four picks along with a short player bio to choose your favorite […]

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IU Basketball Players and Coaches Share Their Thoughts on Every Incoming Freshman

Indiana’s four-player freshman class is looking to make an immediate impact, and their past pedigree indicates that could happen sooner rather than later. With five stars Jalen Hood Schifino and Malik Reneau join the four stars Banks of Kaleb and CJ Gunn on campus this summer, work has already begun. But for […]

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Dizzy Runs Pro-Am to feature Indiana basketball players Xavier Johnson, Tamar Bates, Miller Kopp and Anthony Leal

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it was often difficult for current NBA guard Kyle Guy and former Harlem Globetrotter Derick Grant to find a gym to play basketball. It made them recognize the things they took for granted before the events closed and motivated them to give back to the Indianapolis community. When the restrictions were […]

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The 100 Greatest WVU Men’s Basketball Players of All Time: #30-26 | WVU | West Virginia Mountaineers Sports Coverage

Darryl Prue speaks during the 2019 WVU Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony. In this 21-part series, I count down the 100 greatest Mountaineer male basketball players of all time. Admittedly, this list is not scientific. It’s completely subjective, and of course opinions may differ. Feel free to visit our message boards at BlueGoldNews.com to […]

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How Wisconsin’s Former Women’s Basketball Players Used Transportation Back In The Early Title Era IX | Middle School

JAKE KOCOROWSKI The early-to-mid-1970s modes of transportation described by former University of Wisconsin female basketball players paint a starkly different picture of planes and coaches than today’s college programs and their female students- athletes can use. “We had fleet cars,” said former UW player Kristi Austin (née: Condon), who also later added that vans were […]

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Favorite No. 2 Hoosier? Picking Indiana’s Favorite Basketball Players, One Number at a Time

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Welcome to our summer series where Hoosier basketball fans can vote for their favorite Indiana players to wear each number. Today, we’re back with all the greats to wear number 2. Favorite Hoosier? Each day we’re going to give you four picks along with a short player bio to choose your favorite […]

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Former Danville-area basketball players reunited in a rivalry game for a cause

Danville, Va. – All eyes were on the field during the game at George Washington High School, but something else special was happening there – the Danville Police Department’s Community Engagement Project continuing to help with the decrease in crime in the area. Now the community is coming together to give back with basketball fun. […]

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Meet SBLive’s 2021-22 National High School Basketball Players

Photo of Dariq Whitehead by Annette Wilkerson We’ve officially transitioned from the 2021-22 high school sports season into the 2022-23 preseason, so it’s time to take a look back at the stars of the past fall, winter, and spring seasons before we start looking towards who’s next. We started by highlighting some of the Volleyball […]

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Indoor basketball courts or outdoor courts? Why not the two of them? | Richmond Free Press

The advantages of indoor and outdoor basketball courts are quite obvious. Indoor basketball courts, which are generally more expensive to build and maintain than outdoor courts, ensure the game will be played rain or shine. There are no pests to fear, except perhaps an overzealous fan or an incompetent referee. Good interior lighting allows players […]

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No. 0 favorite Hoosier? Picking Indiana’s Favorite Basketball Players, One Number at a Time

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – We all have our favorite Indiana basketball players over the years, some more than others. These love stories have had us racing to buy jerseys with these numbers through countless generations. And as we wait patiently – or not too patiently – for another basketball season to roll out in November, we […]

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Hoosiers by the numbers: Your favorite male basketball players to hold No. 0

We all have our favorite Hoosier male basketball players and might even base our lucky numbers on their jerseys. Welcome to a new series where we break down Hoosier players by number starting at the bottom with #0. Kory Barnet March 22, 2012; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Indiana Hoosiers guard Daniel Moore (11) defends against forward […]

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List of former Kentucky basketball players in the NBA Summer League

Shaedon Sharpe participated in pre-draft practice with the Portland Trail Blazers, the team that eventually selected him, on June 15. Bruce Ely Portland Trail Blazers The NBA Summer League game started last weekend with the California Classic, then the Salt Lake City Summer League earlier this week, but it’s at the Las Vegas Summer League. […]

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Dallas Maverick Maxi Kleber remembers pro basketball players attending his camps as a kid

As Maxi Kleber was minutes away from greeting nearly 200 kids Tuesday morning at the Plano Sports Authority, those kids started shouting, “Maxi! Max! Max!” The chants grew louder as the fifth-year Dallas Mavericks forward approached the crowd of children at Mavs Academy Hoop Camp. Once the kids calmed down, Kleber started telling his story […]

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Kleber remembers, as a child, the professional basketball players who attended his camps

PLANO — As Maxi Kleber was minutes away from greeting nearly 200 kids Tuesday morning at the Plano Sports Authority, those kids started shouting, “Maxi! Max! Max!” The chants grew louder as the fifth-year Dallas Mavericks forward approached the crowd of children at Mavs Academy Hoop Camp. Once the kids calmed down, Kleber started telling […]

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Former Michigan basketball players set for NBA Summer League debut

Several former Michigan basketball players will participate in the NBA Summer League, with the first entering the court on Tuesday, July 5. The showcase for (mostly) young players features seven former Wolverines, including four rookies. The games will be broadcast on ESPN networks as well as NBA TV. Caleb Houstan and Moussa Diabaté were Michigan’s […]

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Dallas Maverick Maxi Kleber remembers pro basketball players who attended his camps as a kid

As Maxi Kleber was minutes away from greeting nearly 200 kids Tuesday morning at the Plano Sports Authority, those kids started shouting, “Maxi! Max! Max!” The chants grew louder as the fifth-year Dallas Mavericks forward approached the crowd of children at Mavs Academy Hoop Camp. Once the kids calmed down, Kleber started telling his story […]

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The 100 Greatest WVU Men’s Basketball Players of All Time: #45-41 | WVU | West Virginia Mountaineers Sports Coverage

The WVU Fieldhouse, seen from across the Mon River. In this 21-part series, I count down the 100 greatest Mountaineer male basketball players of all time. Admittedly, this list is not scientific. It’s completely subjective, and of course opinions may differ. Feel free to visit our message boards at BlueGoldNews.com to provide feedback on this […]

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Famous basketball players who love the game

Photo: basketballnetwork.net In the world of professional sports, basketball is one of the most popular and lucrative games. Many famous athletes have made their fortune playing this game, but what many people don’t know is that some of these athletes are also high rollers. This incisive blog post will take a look at some of […]

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The 100 Greatest WVU Men’s Basketball Players of All Time: #50-46 | WVU | West Virginia Mountaineers Sports Coverage

West Virginia guard Taz Sherman hits a jumper over Oklahoma’s Elijah Harkless (Photo Ty Russell) In this 21-part series, I count down the 100 greatest Mountaineer male basketball players of all time. Admittedly, this list is not scientific. It’s completely subjective, and of course opinions may differ. Feel free to visit our message boards at […]