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 […]

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NBA unveils 2018-19 national TV schedule for Opening Week, Christmas Day and Martin Luther King Jr. Day

NEW YORK — The NBA has announced its national television schedule for the opening week of the 2018-19 regular season as well as its lineup of five Christmas Day games on ESPN networks and three Martin Luther King Jr. Day games on TNT. The league’s 73rd season will tip off on Tuesday, Oct. 16. The complete […]

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  By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.-The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers are meeting in the NBA Finals for the fourth time in four years, but this year it was different. The Warriors got stronger while the Cavs seemed to be in disarray. Cleveland went through a complete mid-season makeover this […]


Just a “Boston Strangler” Away

Just a Boston Strangler Away By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM   PHILADELPHIA ( As I write this the Philadelphia 76ers are down three games to zip to the Boston Celtics. They may get swept or stave off elimination for one more game. What’s most important here, however, is […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs: First-Round Schedule

NEW YORK — Here is the full schedule for the NBA’s 2018 first-round playoff series. Eastern Conference — First Round (1) Toronto Raptors vs. (8) Washington Wizards Game 1: Sat. April 14 Washington at Toronto. 5:30 p.m., ESPN Game 2: Tue. April 17 Washington at Toronto, 7 p.m., NBA TV Game 3: Fri. April 20  Toronto at Washington, 8 p.m., ESPN2 Game 4: Sun. April 22 Toronto at […]

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