SWAC, SIAC, & NBPA partner to create Top 50 camp

NEW YORK, NY — The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), announced the creation of the Top 50 Basketball Camp, which will take place, July 20-23 at the Atlanta University Center in Atlanta, GA.  The NBPA, in conjunction with the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC), and the Southwestern Athletic Conference […]

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THE GOLDEN STATE WAY

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 […]

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The Strength of Doc Rivers

The Strength of Doc Rivers By Gary Norris Gray and Art George BASN         OAKLAND (BASN/BASN NEWSROOM): In June 2013, less than a year ago, Glenn “Doc” Rivers was hired by the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team as coach and senior vice president of basketball operations; a big job, worth $7 million […]

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The NBA’s Failed Legacy

The NBA Failed Legacy By Patrick Freeman Special to BASN       BUFFALO, NY: Immediately following the TMZ release of the LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s racially charged remarks many NBA players were debating on how to demonstrate their displeasure. They are unlike Bill Russell, Jim Brown, Kareem Abdul – Jabbar, Muhammad Ali and […]

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MEMBERS ONLY

Members Only By Anthony McClean, Editor – in – Chief Emeritus BASN       NEW HAVEN, CT (BASN/BASN NEWSROOM): Once again, the sports media world has been thrown into a tizzy since the revelations of the Donald Sterling tapes came out over the past 72 hours or so. The TMZ originated reports have been […]

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Goodbye, Sweet Lou

Goodbye Sweet Lou By Anthony McClean, Editor – in – Chief Emeritus BASN       “Young people today don’t know how good Lou Hudson really was. He was a hell of a player. The guy could score with the best in history. He was a phenomenal basketball player. He should be a Hall of […]

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Pressing Profanities

Pressing Profanities By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor BASN        PHILADELPHIA (BASN – STR/ITR): In spite of Super Bowl XLVIII’s unlikely result (to some – this writer has consistently touted Russell Wilson’s football acumen all year) the sports world has recently tossed out so much bullshit that it has to be addressed en […]

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A Cavalier Story?

A Cavalier Story By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor BASN     NEW YORK (BASN/BASN NEWSROOM) — Okay, kiddies – time to tuck you in… (With Apologies to the great Slick Rick and “Children’s Story” I humbly present “Cavalier Story.”) Herrrreeeeeee we go, Once upon a time not long ago, When people had jobs and […]

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