“The one that didn’t get away…”:Russell Westbrook meets and beats Oscar Robertson

Posted by Press Release on April 10, 2017 at 10:29 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Today’s Quickie, from www.theleadsports.com…..TheLeadSports…. In a feat that’s seemed inevitable for weeks, Russell Westbrook notched triple-double number 42 and broke Oscar Robertson’s 56-year-old record. Now you’d think at this point in the season with their playoff seeding set, maybe Russ would take it easy and go for a casual ten, ten, and ten and set …Read the Rest…

Sports Updates for Friday from TheLead Sports

Posted by Andy Durham on July 22, 2016 at 10:25 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Check out TheLead Sports when you CLICK HERE. Check out these updates for today, from TheLead Sports….. The NBA is pulling the 2017 All-Star game from North Carolina in response to the HB2 bathroom law, a state bill that has been criticized as anti-LGBT. The NBA had previously threatened to change the venue, and when …Read the Rest…


Free Agent Frenzy: Where Is Kevin Durant Taking His Talents?

Posted by Bryson Gordon on June 30, 2016 at 8:50 pm under Professional | 2 Comments to Read

On May 30th, a question that had lingered around since October finally entered onto the forefront of the mind of most NBA fans. Where will Kevin Durant take HIS talents to in the fall? The story does not begin on May 30th though, this story has much more history than you think. On July 8, …Read the Rest…

2016 NBA Finals Preview: What’s At Stake? Keys to the Series

Posted by Bryson Gordon on June 2, 2016 at 11:22 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

The NBA Finals kicks off tonight, and NBA fans are in for a special treat. This whole season it has felt like the Cavaliers and the Warriors have been on a collision course, which we all knew would meet in the Finals, but that road would not come without any adversity. Of course everybody knows …Read the Rest…

Not a bad start for P.J. Hairston(Dudley HS/UNC) with the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night

Posted by Andy Durham on February 25, 2016 at 12:19 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Not a bad start at all for P.J. Hairston(Dudley HS/UNC) on Wednesday night, as the Greensboro, N.C. native had 17 points in 23 minutes in a start for the Memphis Grizzlies….The Grizzlies topped the LA Lakers 1281-119 and P.J. went 5-9 shooting from the field, 4-7 on his three’s and 3-4 at the free throw …Read the Rest…


P.J. Hairston(Dudley HS/UNC) leaving Hornets:Charlotte gets Lee and P.J. on the way to Memphis Grizzlies

Posted by Andy Durham on February 16, 2016 at 5:38 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

The Charlotte Hornets have acquired shooting guard Courtney Lee from the Memphis Grizzlies and former Dudley Panther and UNC Tar Heel PJ Hairston will be on his way to Memphis…The story/post/article says PJ has been discarded and you hate the way that sounds, but Hairston is headed to Memphis and leaving Charlotte and the Carolinas …Read the Rest…

P.J. Hairston(Dudley HS) helps lead the Charlotte Hornets to victory over New York Knicks on Saturday night:P.J. with 20 pts./10 boards

Posted by Andy Durham on January 24, 2016 at 3:16 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

P.J. Hairston(Dudley HS/UNC) had one of his best overall NBA outings on Saturday night with 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Charlotte Hornets, in the ‘Bugs’ victory over the New York Knicks, 97-84.. A very good game for P.J. and Hairston’s Hornets with 20/10 plus he held the Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony to 10 points …Read the Rest…

Big days for Sam Hunt(Dudley HS/N.C. A&T) and Kemba Walker(Charlotte Hornets):Sam with 34 points and Walker nails 52

Posted by Andy Durham on January 18, 2016 at 8:41 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Dudley High School-grad Sam Hunt with 34 points for the N.C. A&T Aggies today, but the Aggies fell 75-68 to the Spartans from Norfolk State, while in Charlotte, Kemba Walker went for a Charlotte Hornets’ franchise-record 52 points, as Charlotte topped Quinn Snyder’s Utah Jazz in Double Overtime, 124-119… Kemba Walker broke the record by …Read the Rest…

Bryson Gordon’s Top Ten Candidates for the 2015-2016 NBA MVP Award and the Oklahoma City Thunder will win the NBA Title

Posted by Guest Columnist on October 11, 2015 at 4:31 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from Bryson Gordon with GreensboroSports.com by way of GTCC/VCS: Top 10 2015-2016 NBA early MVP candidates 10. Marc Gasol, Memphis Grizzlies, Center Hard to think of a big man winning MVP in the NBA today, where the game is long gone from its big man roots. In a guard heavy league it would be a …Read the Rest…

Darryl Dawkins dead at age 58:”Chocolate Thunder” will roar no more and he will be missed by all that knew and loved his game

Posted by Andy Durham on August 27, 2015 at 4:56 pm under Professional | 2 Comments to Read

Sure do remember Darryl Dawkins well coming into the NBA at age 18, right out of high school and getting right in the there with the Philadelphia 76er’s and he had quite a career…Dawkins and Bill Willoughby both came into the league at the same time at 18 and that would have been 40 years …Read the Rest…

NBA Finals begin tonight:Need to stop Stephen Curry and Golden State(Freddy Johnson and GDS can tell you how to do it)

Posted by Andy Durham on June 1, 2015 at 11:19 am under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Final from the NCISAA 2006 3-A Men’s Basketball Championship Game at Greensboro Day School: Greensboro Day School 61, Charlotte Christian and Stephen Curry 53…. Greensboro Day defeated the NBA MVP(Stephen Curry) on that day and did it with some room to spare, 8 points….. Curry is in the finals again, this time with his NBA …Read the Rest…


P.J. Hairston(Dudley HS/UNC) gets hit with $5,000 fine for flop(With video)

Posted by Andy Durham on January 15, 2015 at 4:56 pm under College, High School, Professional, Video | Comments are off for this article

It happened in last night’s Charlotte Hornets-San Antonio Spurs game which snapped the Hornets’ five-game winning streak and you can read all about the flop when you CLICK HERE….. P.J. had 11 points for the Hornets last night and he had very strong second half according to his coach Steve Clifford….. from the Charlotte Observer: …Read the Rest…

PJ Hairston(Dudley HS/UNC) finally drops DNP tag and gets in the game for Charlotte Hornets, but Pelicans make it three straight losses for Bugs/Buzz

Posted by Andy Durham on November 5, 2014 at 2:21 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

NBA Pro Debut for P.J. Hairston comes in New Orleans….. *****Miami Heat(3-1) at Charlotte Hornets(1-3) tonight/Wednesday at 7pm.***** The early season Buzz has died down about the Charlotte Hornets, since after an opening-night win over the Bucks, the Bugs have gone on to lose three straight games, with the latest being a 100-91 defeat to …Read the Rest…

Rodney Westmoreland group headed down to Charlotte to watch P.J. Hairston and the Hornets take on the Bucks(Hornets win 108-106 in OT)

Posted by Andy Durham on October 29, 2014 at 7:35 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hornets-Bucks ready to get started and P.J. Hairston(Dudley HS/UNC) will make his NBA debut tonight and we have several people from Greensboro headed down to “The Hive” for the big game, as the Hornets are back and their big night is also Hairston’s big night too and the Rodney Westmoreland group/crew has made their way …Read the Rest…

A “Basketball Brother” that was so true:’Bad Boy’ Marvin Barnes dead at age 62

Posted by Andy Durham on September 9, 2014 at 2:00 pm under College, Professional | Comments are off for this article

This is like losing one of your best friends here….He played the game the way it was supposed to be played….Super-aggressive….Not too many people out there could rebound like this man could….You had to call him a man, but you could call him a “Bad Boy’ too, cause Marvin Barnes was very tough and he …Read the Rest…

Will LeBron James get the Cleveland Cavaliers to the NBA Finals?

Posted by Andy Durham on July 12, 2014 at 9:43 am under Professional | Read the First Comment

Any thoughts on this one??? Do you think when you put LeBron back in Cleveland along with players such as Kyrie Irving, Andrew Wiggins, possibly Kevin Love and more, that the Cleveland Cavaliers can make it to the NBA Finals? Not really talking about taking a title, just getting there, to the finals, would be …Read the Rest…

P.J. Hairston(Dudley/UNC) can play in the NBA’s D-League if he so chooses

Posted by Andy Durham on December 26, 2013 at 12:19 pm under College, High School, Professional | Read the First Comment

P.J Hairston can play in the NBA’s Developmental League/D-League this season if he so chooses…The league says that they will take players age 18 years and older that have been ruled ineligible to play college basketball, so P.J. qualifies and we will have to wait and see what he decides to do…. This does give …Read the Rest…


Miami Heat streak ends at 27 games:Greensboro’s Jim McMillian and his L.A. Lakers still have the record

Posted by Andy Durham on March 28, 2013 at 10:51 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Greensboro’s Jim McMillian and his L.A. Lakers still have the record *****LeBron James and the Miami Heat’ winning streak came to halt at 27 games last night in Chicago, as the Bulls bested/beat the Heat 101-97*****…. The Heat will have to settle for the second-longest winning streak in the history of North American sports and …Read the Rest…

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra seems to have found his soul-mate and life is good for this NBA Champ

Posted by Andy Durham on March 12, 2013 at 12:01 pm under Photos, Professional | Comments are off for this article

The coach of the Miami Heat has an NBA Championship ring and his team has a current 18-game winning streak, but he may be looking for a wedding ring and getting ready for the marriage streak….Erik Spoelstra has done OK for himself, on and off the court and you can see why when you take …Read the Rest…

I can’t believe this and ‘what ever happened to’?

Posted by Andy Durham on December 19, 2012 at 11:12 am under Professional | 3 Comments to Read

I can not for the life of me believe that the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Charlotte Bobcats last night…Lakers over the Bobcats 101-100 and the Bobcats were up in this game by 18 points in the 3rd quarter at LA….I was listening in on my car radio, at around midnight to the West Coast …Read the Rest…