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St. John’s Names Chris Mullin Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Thirty years after leading St. John’s to the highest point in program history with an appearance in the 1985 Final Four, Chris Mullin is returning home. Director of Athletics Chris Monasch announced on Tuesday that the Naismith Memorial Hall of Famer and St. John’s basketball legend has been named the 20th head coach in the University’s storied 107-year men’s […]

Mason Plumlee Inspires in latest Get the Ball Rolling Program

Brooklyn Nets Center Mason Plumlee helped to inspire 45 kids from the New York Police Athletic League Armory Center via the Get The Ball Rolling Clinic that was held at the Barclays Center on Thursday. Sponsored by Coca-Cola the Get the Ball Rolling initiative promotes living an active and healthy lifestyle. Plumlee, who has had […]

VIDEO: One-on-One with Sacramento Kings Jason Thompson

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following interview with Sacramento Kings Forward Jason Thompson. Thompson is a native of Mount Laurel Township, NJ and a graduate of Rider University. The forward was selected out of the First Round (12th overall pick) in the 2008 NBA Draft by the Kings. With the Broncs,  Thompson was one of […]

VIDEOS: NBA FIT Clinic & Court Dedication in Brooklyn 2/13/15

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following videos from the NBA FIT Clinic and Court Dedication in Brooklyn, NY on 2/13/15. The National Basketball Association hosted 100 schools -20 per borough during the 2015 NBA All-Star Week as a part of the community related efforts led by NBA Cares. Sights from the NBA FIT […]

Hawks’ Korver to replace Heat’s Wade in All-Star Game

Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver has been named by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to replace injured Eastern Conference All-Star reserve Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, Feb. 15, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The addition of Korver, the NBA leader in multiple shooting categories, […]

Rockets’ Beverley to replace Wizards’ Wall in Taco Bell Skills Challenge

Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley will replace Washington Wizards guard John Wall in the 2015 Taco Bell® Skills Challenge during State Farm® All-Star Saturday Night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Feb. 14. TNT will exclusively televise the Taco Bell® Skills Challenge, which features a head-to-head, bracket-style tournament format for the first time. State Farm All-Star Saturday Night begins at […]

Nurkic to replace Adams in BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge

Denver Nuggets rookie center Jusuf Nurkic will replace injured World Team selection Steven Adams of the Oklahoma City Thunder in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge on Friday, Feb. 13, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. The NBA’s annual showcase of premier first- and second-year players at NBA All-Star 2015 features a new format that pits first- and second-year NBA players […]

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