TAG: James Gist

Playground / Jul 30, 2014 / 4:32 pm

Video: EBC Celebrity Challenge Highlights

Big Sean

This past weekend, The Barclays Center hosted the 2014 EBC Celebrity Challenge, which featured some notable NBA talent and streetball players from various regions. In the first annual game at the Barclays, the three-game showdown featured players such as Marcus Williams (LA Team), Nolan Smith (DMV Team), Jarret Jack ( DMV Team), Erving Walker (NY Team) and other notable ballers. Read More »

Playground / Jul 15, 2012 / 3:29 pm

World Basketball Festival Hits Barry Farms In Washington, D.C.

Kevin Durant

This weekend, the best of USA basketball has converged in Washington, D.C. for a four-day celebration of the sport. So far at the World Basketball Festival, we’ve seen Team USA practice, Washington, D.C., L.A., New York and Chicago all take each other on for bragging rights in the City Tournament Of Champions and today, the Nike Global Challenge pits some of the best high school players in the U.S. against foreigners from the same age group. But before all of that, we took it to the streets, to what’s probably the best playground atmosphere in America: the Goodman League at Barry Farms. Read More »

Video / Aug 3, 2011 / 6:00 pm

Maryland’s James Gist Enters The Dunk Of The Summer Conversation

Remember James Gist? After four years at the University of Maryland, he was drafted 57th overall by the Spurs in 2008 but never saw a minute of NBA action. Since then, he’s suited up in Italy, Russia and most recently Serbia alongside Wizards incoming rookie Jan Vesely. It’s time to add the Goodman Coalition to that list and a nominee for Dunk of the Summer…

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