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How Basketball Spread across the Globe and Landed in China

How Basketball Spread across the Globe and Landed in China

Basketball is as American as apple pie, the 4th of July, Coca Cola and Superbowl Sunday but when did it all begin and how has it influenced the rest of the world? In 1891 in Springfield a young PE (physical education) teacher was tasked with coming up with a new game or activity to keep [...]

September 16, 2020 admin Blogs 0

Big Shaq: Looking Back At His Biggest NBA Moments

Big Shaq: Looking Back At His Biggest NBA Moments

When you are looking at the greatest names in basketball, you are spoilt for choice. It is like standing in the sports shop with 71 different brands to choose from and being asked to select the one that will always be the best. Although there are a host of basketball superstars, from Jordan to James, [...]

August 25, 2020 admin Blogs 0

Throwback Thursday: 19-Year Old Kobe Bryant Posterizes Ben Wallace [Video]

Throwback Thursday:  19-Year Old Kobe Bryant Posterizes Ben Wallace [Video]

Just in case anyone has forgotten the incredible athleticism of a young 19 year old Kobe Bryant coming out of high school, let this pre-season dunk on shot blocker Ben Wallace be a reminder. When Kobe came straight out of high school to the NBA, it was still a bit taboo to do so. And [...]

July 16, 2020 admin Blogs 0

Final Stretch of 2019-20 NBA Season: Everything You Need to Know

Final Stretch of 2019-20 NBA Season: Everything You Need to Know

Sports fulfil an important role in our lives. No matter which team you follow or who your favorite athlete is, there’s no denying the fact witnessing a live sporting event is a sign of returning to some semblance of normality in our troubled world. While most major American leagues have made progress on that front, [...]

July 3, 2020 admin Blogs 0

3 Important Takeaways from Episodes 7 and 8 of ‘The Last Dance’

3 Important Takeaways from Episodes 7 and 8 of ‘The Last Dance’

The ESPN/Netflix documentary ‘The Last Dance’ has been clearly one of the greatest sports documentaries ever made. I think back to documentaries such as ‘hoop dreams’ and other award winning documentaries that I used to hold in high regard. They pale in comparison to the emotion, inside access, and drama that this never before seen [...]

May 12, 2020 admin Blogs 1

Three things basketball betting fans should do to prepare for the return of the NBA

Three things basketball betting fans should do to prepare for the return of the NBA

The 2019-20 NBA season has been temporarily suspended due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. Still, with plans to allow players to use team facilities for voluntary workouts from early May, there is the potential for a restart date over the summer. The NBA has stated that it remains “very determined” to crown a champion [...]

April 30, 2020 admin Blogs 0

Relive the BET COVID-19 Relief Effort Special Over and Over (Videos)

Relive the BET COVID-19 Relief Effort Special Over and Over (Videos)

The Corona Virus is affecting African Americans at a greater rate than most across the country. This is why last night’s “Saving Our Selves: A BET COVID-19 Relief Effort” Special was so important to our community, as some of the biggest names in entertainment came together virtually to donate and raise money for those impacted [...]

April 24, 2020 admin Blogs 0

Lakers Lebron James: ‘I Won’t Have Closure’ if NBA Season Doesn’t Resume

Lakers Lebron James: ‘I Won’t Have Closure’ if NBA Season Doesn’t Resume

Every basketball fan in the world is hoping that the situation clears up soon so the NBA can resume. All of us analysts are hoping for the same, as there isn’t much to talk about when the games themselves aren’t being played. It’s not like a usual off-season where you can discuss the NBA Draft, [...]

April 9, 2020 admin Blogs 0

Top NBA Players To Look Out For In 2020

Top NBA Players To Look Out For In 2020

Every year, we see some of the top NBA players hit the court and impress fans around the world. Sometimes, these players are expected to do well, other times, newcomers appear at the top and put on a great performance, shocking fans. As 2020 gets into full swing, we are looking at some of the [...]

February 16, 2020 admin Blogs 0

Former Laker John Salley Thinks Kobe Bryant’s Family Could Get Sued Over Helicopter Crash (Video)

Former Laker John Salley Thinks Kobe Bryant’s Family Could Get Sued Over Helicopter Crash (Video)

Following Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash two weeks ago, everyone has now started buzzing about his memorial on February 24th to honor him, his daughter and the other victims of the crash in California. Former LA Lakers player John Salley, is now worried about how Kobe’s family could get punched in the gut [...]

February 11, 2020 admin Blogs 0