basketball

She Got Game: 9-Year-Old Basketball Player Is Already Being Recruited By Univ of Miami

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Jaden Newman is probably the only 9-year-old playing varsity high school basketball and is only in the 4th grade. On top of that, she’s already being recruited by a major collegiate program. Don’t let Jaden’s age and size fool you currently  she averages 14.8 points and...

4th Grader’s Hoop Dreams Denied Because She’s A Girl

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Jaelyn Bates is only in the 4th grade, but she has huge hope dreams and hopes to play in the NBA. But the Southwest Salsa Slam, a popular basketball tournament in New Mexico, has told her she can’t participate in the tournament because she’s a...

Teen Girls Proves “She Got Game” As Co-captain Of Boys’ Basketball Team

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Janya Lilly isn’t your average student athlete. The 13-year-old not only excels academically, but she’s also holding her own on the hardwood.  What separates Janya from her teammates is simple. She’s the only girl on the boys’ basketball team. Janya, a 7th-grader at  Hampstead Hill Academy...

Brittney Griner: Out & Proud

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Yesterday I saw two types of sports related articles, both of which included references to athlete's and their sexuality. First there was the Kerry Rhodes "outing" done by his former assistant/alleged lover, Mr. Hollywood.

A Woman in the NBA: Mark Cuban Considers Drafting Brittney Griner

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Baylor University’s All-American Brittney Griner may have a future in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban told reporters he would consider drafting the 6-foot-8-inch phenom if she’s the best player available for his team. “If she is the best on the...

Carmelo Suspended for Kevin Garnett Post-Game Confrontation: Is It Fair?

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Unless you live under a rock or don’t check Twitter, you’ve heard of the potential kerfuffle that threatened to derail Monday night’s basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Boston Celtics. Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett were trash-talking on the court, an age-old...