By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND- The National Basketball Association has to do a better job with their hiring and firing procedures. There are thirty teams and FIVE African American head coaches, 73 Black head coaches in 73 years, that is one per year. Remember the first Black head coach did not get a […]Read more "HEY, NBA!! IT’S TIME!!"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The NBA is showing how they really care about the WNBA, the female version of American professional basketball. The part-time owner of the Atlanta Dream has brought attention to the league. Ms. Kelly Loeffler took offense to her team wearing “Black Lives Matter,” and “Say Her Name,“on their warm-ups […]Read more "Atlanta’s dream is a nightmare for the WNBA"
By Eric D. Graham, Staff Reporter The Most Hated, The Most Motivated He’s Jordan Updated. I know, it’s been Debated But, he was born with Killer Instinct And I don’t care, what you think Nobody is better than Kobe. If there is, then show me Cause I am about to SET IT OFF So, let’s […]Read more "Kobe Bryant: The Black Mamba"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND- This is the year of change and controversy for the players and teams in the (NBA) National Basketball Association but not one for African American head coaches. The NBA started on June 6, 1946 that was seventy three years ago. Believe it or not there have also been seventy […]Read more "NBA BLACK HEAD COACHES: A 2019-20 PERSPECTIVE"
American Pimped – The Old Heads’ Chronicles, Volume VI By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM/ STR – ITR (Editor’s Note: When it comes to the money, shit can get funny. Who gets it, who keeps it, who steals it, who deals it. Allow this gem from the archives […]Read more "AMERICAN ‘PIMPED’ – THE OLD HEADS’ CHRONICLES, VOL.VI"
NEW YORK — The 2019 NBA playoff schedule on ESPN, ABC, TNT, and NBA TV has been released. The playoffs begin on Saturday, April 13. This year’s NBA playoff schedule includes more primetime games on ABC, which is scheduled to carry at least two primetime games in the first round. The postseason gets underway April […]Read more "2019 NBA Playoffs First Round Schedule"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The Golden State Warriors could be called the class organization of the (NBA) National Basketball Association as they stride to win their fourth championship in five years. This is the team of the decade that keeps on adding pieces to their winning puzzle and breaking records in the process. […]Read more "FROM PHILLY TO 3-PEAT: THE LEGEND OF THE GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Earl Lloyd OAKLAND, CA – As the NBA moves into the 2018 holiday season, there are nine active Black head coaches. The Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers let go former head coach, Ty Lue following another departure by perennial All-Star LeBron James. Cleveland is currently 1-11, last place in […]Read more "BLACK HEAD COACHES: NBA 2018-19"
• The NBA’s 73rd season tips off Tuesday, October 16th, the earliest start to a season since the 1980-81 season began Oct. 10. • The number of times when teams play games on back-to-back days will be an all-time low for the fourth consecutive season. The team average is 13.3 back-to-backs, down 31 percent since […]Read more "2018-19 NBA SEASON: DID YOU KNOW?"
I BET YOU! (A BASN Black Paper, continued) By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN Newsroom PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) Over two years ago, rows of betting machines were lying dormant in parts of Central and Southern New Jersey. After much arm twisting, the road to legal sports betting outside of Las Vegas […]Read more "I BET YOU! (A BASN Black Paper, continued)"