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"
THE COST OF TAKING A STAND By Patrick Freeman The Mighty O’Ba Sports Report BUFFALO, NY : The year was 1993 and most NFL players were celebrating their victory in free agency; but Freeman McNeil, who was the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit against the NFL never benefited from his sacrifice. McNeil would have been […]Read more "THE COST OF TAKING A STAND"
Throughout the 2019 season, ESPN Networks will air up to 36 games, including 16 regular-season contests, WNBA All-Star, and up to 19 postseason games. All ESPN telecasts will also stream live on the ESPN app. The 2019 WNBA regular season will run from Friday, May 24 through Sunday, Sept. 8. 2019 WNBA ABC/ESPN/ESPN2 TELEVISION SCHEDULE* […]Read more "WNBA Releases 2019 ESPN, ABC, CBS, and Twitter Broadcast Schedules"
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 OAKLAND, CA.- This is the secret the NBA does not want America to know; the creation of the first all-black professional basketball league which later would be named the Black Fives. This league had a championship from 1906-1927. From the first The Smart Set Athletic Club of Brooklyn to […]Read more "BASN Classics: Looking Back at The 1948-49 Dayton Rens"
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)"
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 […]Read more "NBA unveils 2018-19 national TV schedule for Opening Week, Christmas Day and Martin Luther King Jr. Day"
NEW YORK, NY – The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (“SIAC”) and the Southwestern Athletic Conference (“SWAC”) are pleased to announce their continued partnership in hosting the second annual Top 50 Basketball Camp. The Camp will take place July 27-29 on the campus of Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. Twenty-five […]Read more "NBPA, SWAC and SIAC present 2nd Top 50 camp"
NEW YORK — NBA Champion and 10-time All-Star Clyde Drexler has been named Commissioner of the BIG3. Drexler, who served as coach of BIG3 team Power for the league’s inaugural 2017 season, has signed a three-year deal that will see him as BIG3’s Commissioner through the 2020 season. As Commissioner he will help lead the BIG3’s […]Read more "Drexler named BIG3 Commissioner"
By Samantha Markley and Razmig Messerian of Loza & Loza LLP LOS ANGELES — On May 4, 2017, LaVar Ball made headlines by releasing Lonzo Ball’s first signature shoe, the ZO2 Prime. The now infamous sneaker has stirred controversy mainly for its price, which starts at $495 and tops out at just under a cool grand for the autographed version. Putting aside its price, […]Read more "Is Ball’s Big Baller Brand Fouling Out?"