Jabari Parker, Julius Randle (photo. Jordan Brand)
At one point early in the first half of Saturday night’s Jordan Brand Classic, the crowd at Barclays Center suddenly and incongruously erupted into a thunderous ovation during a dead ball. Only one person’s arrival could have elicited such a reaction.
Nope, not him. It was Drake. Read More »
/ Apr 4, 2013 / 2:06 am
Carmelo Anthony (photo. Zach Wolfe)
After Carmelo Anthony hung 50 points on the Miami Heat, we asked whether he was filming his own “Better Basketball: How To Score From Deep” DVD. And again, last night, we don’t think Spike Lee was putting together any “Carmelo Doin’ Work” videos, but someone really should’ve capitalized off this. Anthony was clipping the wings off the Hawks, and had an assembly line of defenders getting buckets in the face. Read More »
Jabari Parker (photo. Bryan Horowitz)
The 2013 Jordan Brand Classic announced its field today, a 22-star collection that’s the center of the showcase April 13 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. How many of these players will be back in the New York metro area for the 2014 NBA Draft just over a year later? By the looks of the field, a number of them could be. Read More »
Derrick Walton (photo. adidas)
Over the weekend, the inaugural adidas VIP Exclusive Run grassroots basketball tournament kicked off at Green Valley High School in Las Vegas, and if you were in the market for talent, they had it in abundance. This tournament was a new event added to the adidas elite basketball tournament schedule, and it hosted the top 15, 16 and 17-year-old AAU teams in the country, 48 in all.
We have a recap of the first three days of the tournament, including key scores and photos of some of the best high school talent in the country. Read More »