By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES – Tommy Hawkins, the first black basketball player to earn All-America honors at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, died Wednesday. He was 80. Hawkins died in his sleep at home in Malibu, son Kevin told The Associated Press. He had […]Read more "Hawkins, 10-year NBA vet, dies at 80"
By Gary Norris Gray, BASN Staff Reporter OAKLAND (BASN) — The 2016-17 signing of Kevin Durant by the Golden State Warriors is one part of a long list of historical transactions that have led to an NBA championship. One of the last big transitions came when All-Stars LeBron James and Chris Bosh signed as […]Read more "TRADES THAT LED TO NBA TITLES"
By Gary Norris Gray BASN-Newsroom Staff Reporter OAKLAND (BASN) — Not long ago, Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant, and James Harden all played together on the Oklahoma City Thunder floor, but they could not get out of each other’s way, and then went separately in their own directions via management. Westbrook was just named the NBA’s […]Read more "THUNDER CRASHING"
SAN FRANCISCO — The Good Neighbor Coalition today has announced it has started to collect signatures and will work within the legislative system to allow voters to decide whether or not it is correct for the City of San Francisco to encourage a move by the Warriors from their home court in Oakland to a site in San Francisco across the street from […]Read more "Coalition Formed to Keep the Warriors in Oakland"
THE WARRIORS WAY PART-I-FOUNDATION Gary Norris Gray-BASN Newsroom Staff Reporter On May 23, 2017, the Golden State Warriors continued to make basketball history by becoming the first team to win 12 playoff games without a loss in the new format. They were the first to have two players shoot over 50% and score over 25 […]Read more "THE GOLDEN STATE WAY"
NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ — The BIG3, the highly-anticipated 3-on-3 professional basketball league, has unveiled its full 10-week schedule. The season will tip off June 25 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, followed by regular season stops in basketball hotbeds Charlotte, Philadelphia, Tulsa, Nashville, Dallas, Lexington (Ky.) and Los Angeles. The BIG3 Playoffs will bring professional basketball […]Read more "BIG3 Unveils Full Season Schedule"
From The BASN News Wire LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK — It’s been announced that FOX Sports landed broadcast rights to the BIG3, the highly anticipated professional 3-on-3, half-court basketball league launching June 25 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. BIG3 Founder Ice Cube and President & Commissioner Roger Mason Jr. made the official announcement on FS1’s […]Read more "FOX Sports Inks Deal for Professional 3-on-3 Basketball League BIG3’s Inaugural Season"