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2015 Nike Basketball Academy Recap

SANTA MONICA, Ca. – Day II of the first-ever Nike Basketball Academy is a wrap after Saturday night’s action. Camp staffers, current and former NBA players, NBA scouts (including some

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2015 Nike Basketball Academy Recap

SANTA MONICA, Ca. – Day II of the first-ever Nike Basketball Academy is a wrap after Saturday night’s action. Camp staffers, current and former NBA players, NBA scouts (including some general managers and scouting directors) and an assortment of Internet recruiting analysts got their first looks at the 53 current high school players and 26 […]

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2015 NBPA Top 100 Camp Wrap-Up & Top Performers

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Cavaliers were 2-4 in the “regular season” of the 22nd National Basketball Players Association Top 100 Camp that was held in the University of Virginia’s John Paul Jones Arena. But the team turned things around in dandy fashion during the playoffs to come away with the team championship, knocking off the […]

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2015 NBPA Top 100 Camp Day 3 Recap

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Friday proved quite a day for Coach Reggie Evans and his Hawks team that is competing in the 22nd National Basketball Players Association Top 100 Camp in the University of Virginia’s John Paul Jones Arena. And it was an especially sweet day for the Hawks’ Temple Gibbs. Like the other current and […]

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Andre The Giant

When the 2015 NBA finals began, no one could envision Andre Iguodala sleeping with the MVP Trophy as Golden State on the charter flight to the Coast after the Warriors defeated Cleveland, 105-97, in overtime in Game 6 to win their first championship in 40 years. The 6-6, 215-pound veteran wing forward, who has All […]

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2015 NBPA Top 100 Camp Day 2 Recap

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – His debut at the 2015 National Basketball Players Association Top 100 Camp may have been delayed for 24 hours. But for the guy increasingly being known “Bam Bam”, there was little hesitation in his dropping a metaphorical hammer on his opposition in the University of Virginia’s John Paul Jones Arena Thursday. The […]

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2015 NBPA Top 100 Camp Day 1 Recap

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – If there had been a sudden invasion of mosquitoes in the John Paul Jones Arena on the University of Virginia campus Wednesday afternoon or evening, it wouldn’t have been an issue for long. That’s because, without question, Jethro Tshisumpa would have quickly swatted them from existence during the first day’s game action […]

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Lessons I’ve Learned From Being Fired

I am writing about something I wish NO ONE ever needed! During my 32 years in basketball, I have been out of a job on several occasions. Unfortunately in today’s world of collegiate and professional athletics, it happens to coaches, administrators and executives more than it should. It has become part of the business. The […]

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2015 Pangos All-American High School Camp Recap

CARSON, Ca. – Time, through the passing of college seasons and NBA Drafts, will ultimately provide a more accurate appraisal. But the 13th Pangos All-American High School Camp, which wrapped up mid-Sunday afternoon at Cal State Dominguez Hills, appeared to be one of the better ones produced and directed by event founder Dinos Trigonis of […]

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2014-15 High School Junior All-American Selections

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Ca. – Josh Jackson is a multi-skilled prospect, by way of Michigan, who played for the “Prolific Prep” academy in Northern California’s Napa Valley this past season. And, like all of the region’s extraordinary wine, Jackson’s on-court talents have already aged quite well, thank you very much. Jackson was the narrow choice over […]

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