Ex-college basketball player, 22, and female friend, 23, are shot and burned to death

Police in New York City are puzzling together the motive in a gangland double murder in the Bronx that appears to have stemmed from a dispute over a stolen purse. Nikki Huang, 23, and Jesse Parrilla, 22, were kidnapped in the Bronx on Sunday, and their bullet-riddled bodies were found early the following morning in … Read more

“My brother is playing beautiful basketball !! It’s a joy to watch!”

Jimmy Butler played his best game of the 2022 NBA playoffs on Tuesday. He helped the Miami Heat secure a 118-107 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. The game is a reminder to all the doubters that there’s a reason why the 32-year-old forward is called “Buckets” by … Read more

“I never thought I would fall in love with a basketball player the way I did with PJ Tucker”

Lost in the hoopla of Jimmy Butler’s sizzling 41-point eruption in Game 1 of the Boston Celtics versus Miami Heat series was PJ Tucker’s performance. Tucker’s main role in this series will be to make Jayson Tatum work hard for his shots. Tatum’s offensive brilliance in the first half, where he scored 21 points, overshadowed … Read more

Ex-Nevada basketball player Alem Huseinovic will transfer to Rice

Former Nevada basketball player Alem Huseinovic. who entered the transfer portal in March, has committed to play at Rice. Huseinovic, a 6-foot-4 guard, spent two seasons at Nevada, appearing in 43 games, including one start. He tallied 67 points, 31 rebounds, 12 assists and nine steals in 341 minutes (7.9 per game). Last season, Huseinovic … Read more

Dallas Mavs Summer Camps Available: Basketball, Dance, and Gaming

DALLAS – The Dallas Mavericks Academy is hosting summer camps galore and registration is now open. Basketball, dance, and gaming camps are available for all skill levels for kids ages 6-18. The team of professional Mavs Academy coaches, in partnership with Chick-fil-A DFW, share leadership skills, health tips, and encourage the student-athlete to have fun … Read more

Notre Dame’s Mike Brey says college basketball, football coaches should stop complaining about NIL

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. – Amid a significant outcry from coaches and a new NCAA push toward regulating name, image and likeness deals, Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey has a message for his colleagues upset with an often chaotic process. “[Coaches] have got to stop complaining, “Brey said Tuesday at the ACC’s annual spring meetings.” … Read more

“No matter what I feel, emotions are for movies, not for basketball”

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks looked like they were going to grab a 3-1 series lead against the Boston Celtics when they had an 11-point lead. However, behind a vintage performance from Al Horford and Jayson Tatum’s brilliance, Boston rallied to win Game 4 and tie the series at two apiece. “The Greek Freak” … Read more

Teaching STEM through basketball

RACINE, Wis. – Aniya Smith, a sixth grader at Gibson Fine Arts School in Racine, isn’t a basketball player. But during a schoolwide assembly, she and other students practiced different basketball drills. “Probably just how to shoot better, I guess,” Smith said. It’s part of a program called STEM & Sport Team Up. It’s a … Read more

“Let’s not get it twisted, the man changed the game of basketball”

The NBA 75th Anniversary Team caused a lot of debate. Kendrick Perkins believes James Harden deserves to be on that list despite his struggles in the postseason. Another loss for the Philadelphia 76ers against the Miami Heat would have seen them go down 3-0 in the series. Fortunately, Danny Green had an exceptional night, knocking … Read more