Gene/Geno Littles, played college basketball for the High Point University/High Point College Purple Panthers…Gene is considered by most followers and observers of HPU basketball, as the top player in HPU/HPC men’s basketball history… (Gene passed away on Thursday, September 9/Gene Littles was 78 years old) Gene played for the Carolina Cougars of the ABA, after… Continue reading High Point University/College mourns the death of their All-Time Top Basketball Player, Gene Littles
The Forest Valley HOFer/Hall of Famer Aaron Wiggins has made his move…He will move on from Maryland(Terrapins), to the Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA… Aaron Wiggins grew up on the outdoor court at Forest Valley here in Greensboro, and he played high school basketball for the Grimsley Whirlies, and for the Wesleyan Christian Academy… Continue reading Aaron Wiggins(Wesleyan Christian Academy/Grimsley HS) goes in Second Round of NBA Draft to Oklahoma City Thunder(Forest Valley HOFer makes his move)
Eight current NBA players on Nigeria’s 12-man Olympic roster from Hoops Rumors with Luke Adams, and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com After making some noise in the exhibition schedule by upsetting Team USA, Nigeria will be looking to become the first African men’s basketball team to win an Olympic medal. And it will be doing so with a… Continue reading Nigeria’s Olympic Basketball Team will have eight players from the NBA
Iowa’s Luka Garza using doubters to fuel NBA dreams from Erin Walsh with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com It’s unclear if Iowa star Luka Garza will find success in the NBA. However, he’s not letting the doubters throw him off. In an interview with TMZ Sports, Garza said he’s using all the negativity to fuel his NBA dreams and… Continue reading Iowa’s Luke Garza ready to chase NBA dreams
Bucks offering COVID-19 vaccines to fans attending game this weekend from Sportsnaut, with Vincent Frank and from www.yardbarker.com/YardBarker.com The Milwaukee Bucks are joining other sports entities around the United States in an attempt to get an increasing number of Americans vaccinated from COVID-19. According to Malika Andrews of ESPN, the Bucks are offering every eligible… Continue reading Milwaukee Bucks will be offering COVID-19 Vaccines/Shots to fans attending this Sunday’s game
Magic coach Steve Clifford tests positive for COVID-19 from Hoops Rumors and Arthur Hill, and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Orlando Magic coach Steve Clifford has returned a positive COVID-19 test, per Shams Charania of The Athletic. Charania says that Clifford has received his first vaccine and is considered asymptomatic, and there’s hope that the test result is… Continue reading Orlando Magic coach Steve Clifford tests positive for COVID-19
Former Arizona head coach Sean Miller likely to jump to NBA? from Larry Brown Sports and by Larry Brown and posted at YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Sean Miller on Wednesday was fired after 12 seasons as the head coach of the Arizona Wildcats. Miller was able to hold onto his job for a few more years past when… Continue reading Former Arizona Basketball Coach Sean Miller headed to the NBA???
Paul Pierce fired by ESPN after inappropriate Instagram video from Larry Brown Sports and Grey Papke, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com ESPN has parted ways with NBA analyst Paul Pierce after an inappropriate Instagram livestream on Friday night. On Friday, Pierce streamed what appeared to be he and some friends gathering for a poker game. The group was… Continue reading Paul Pierce fired by ESPN after Instagram Video
The Utah Jazz smashed the Cleveland Cavaliers 114-75 on Monday night at Vivint Arena and were prepared to take a charter flight for Wednesday’s game at the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday afternoon when things nearly went horribly wrong. from www.yardbarker.com/YardBarker.com As Spencer Burt explained for Fox 13 Now, the flight carrying the Jazz from Salt… Continue reading Utah Jazz Charter Airplane Struck by a Flock of Birds and fortunately Avoids Chaos
from www.yardbarker.com: The Charlotte Hornets-Orlando Magic game was the first NBA game to be officiated with a two-woman referee crew….. Monday’s game between the Charlotte Hornets and Orlando Magic made history for reasons that have nothing to do with the men playing in the game. Per The Associated Press (h/t ESPN), Natalie Sago and Jenna… Continue reading Monday’s Hornets-Magic NBA game first that was officiated with a Two-Woman Crew:”It was like my feminist dreams come true”, says Jenna Schroeder
This guy was pure white-bread, but boy could he score…I have really never seen anything like him when he got hot….He could go off for 40-plus points in a heartbeat….He became a better scorer when he left the Boston Celtics and he joined the Phoenix Suns…He could light it up as quick as Pete Maravich… Continue reading You may not remember him, but boy he could score:Former NBA star and Hall of Famer Paul Westphal gone at age 70 and he was in “the greatest game ever played”!!!
The Charlotte Hornets evened their season record at (2-2) on Wednesday night, with their 118-99 victory over the Dallas Mavericks, in Dallas… Hornets’ rookie guard LaMelo Ball led the team in scoring, with 22 points….And though Ball did not start for Charlotte, he came off of the bench, and gave the team his best 29… Continue reading LaMelo Ball and Charlotte Hornets bust loose for 118-99 win over Dallas Mavericks:Ball breakout with 22 points
from www.yahoo.com:/YAHOO Sports! **********The Charlotte Hornets announced on Thursday that they have fired radio announcer John Focke for a violation of the team’s social media policy.********** Focke tweeted in August about a playoff game between the Denver Nuggets and Utah Jazz. Instead of the word “Nuggets” in the phrase below, Focke wrote the n-word in… Continue reading Charlotte Hornets fire radio announcer John Focke after Racial Slur/Racial Tweet
Bob Costas, formerly of NBC and HBO, has joined CNN as a major contributor…He is in for commentary on sports and other important issues facing our nation and the world today…. CNN President Jeff Zucker said in a statement, “Bob Costas is a legendary, respected voice across the spectrum of sports and beyond. As the… Continue reading Bob Costas has joined CNN as a Major Contributor
The NBA is one step closer to coming back this summer. from Brian Mears with The Action Network… www.actionnetwork.com The National Basketball Association’s board of governors voted on Thursday to resume the season in Orlando, according to multiple reports. The NBA Players Association will have a conference call to approve the new format on Friday.… Continue reading The NBA Today:The NBA’s Return with All the Details so far on Dates, Format, Play-in, Playoffs, More
from www.wxii12.com:/CLICK HERE….. ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday/today that all professional sports teams are welcome to practice and play in Florida if they can’t do so in their own state. DeSantis said he believes sporting events and practices can be done safely, but they would be held without fans. “Our people… Continue reading Florida Governor says ALL of the Professional Sports Teams can come Play in his state:All Professional Sports Teams are Welcome to Practice and Play in Florida
from ABC News at www.abcnews.go.com:CLICK HERE to view the entire article….. PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has opened the door for professional sports to return to the state. Ducey said on Tuesday that professional sports, including MLB, NBA, NHL and NFL can resume without fans on Saturday. The state is slowly starting to reopen… Continue reading Arizona Governor Says Pro Sports CAN RETURN to his state this Saturday, May 16(With NO Fans)
Lots of talk recently, and quite a bit in print lately about Danny Manning, the former Page High School All-American basketball player, and the current Wake Forest Demon Deacons men’s basketball coach leaving Wake Forest…. The talk has been that Wake Forest may end up having to buy out Danny Manning’s contract if they want… Continue reading Chaundee Brown(Wake Forest) leaving town(Winston-Salem) and headed to the NBA or the college transfer portal
Is it too soon to be talking about bringing all of this back into focus, and it makes it looks like they’re pushing and rushing the issue, to bring all of the sports back….Maybe this is all too soon, but league owners are looking for a plan…. from the Action Network at CLICK HERE, and… Continue reading The Action Network tells us when ALL Sports Seasons might continue plus:Coronavirus & Updated 2020 Sports Calendar(MLB’s Wacky Idea to Bring Baseball Back)/Most Updated Report you’ll find anywhere!!!
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… Continue reading “The one that didn’t get away…”:Russell Westbrook meets and beats Oscar Robertson