Tag Archive | Basketball

New York Liberty to Induct Crystal Robinson into Ring of Honor

As part of the team’s 25th Anniversary season, the New York Liberty will induct Crystal Robinson into its Ring of Honor during halftime of the Sunday, August 22 game versus the Los Angeles Sparks. The game will tip-off at 2 p.m. ET on YES Network. The New York Liberty Ring of Honor, which debuted in 2011 […]

St. John’s University Releases Schedule and about to Unveil Lou Carnesecca Statue

The St. John’s Athletics Department had two big announcements for their followers recently. First up the St. John’s Men’s Basketball team released their non-conference schedule on Wednesday, which features December home matchups against Kansas and Pittsburgh. Entering his third year at the helm of the Red Storm, the reigning BIG EAST Coach of the Year […]

U.S. Olympic Men Roll Past Iran 120-66

Sure, iron sharpens iron. But sometimes, a runaway win is just what a team needs. After falling in its Olympic Games opener Sunday, and in the process snapping a 25-game Olympic winning streak, the U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team (1-1) came out strong to beat Iran (0-2) 120-66 Wednesday at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Damian […]

Connecticut Sun and Seattle Storm to Tip Off in Pursuit of 2021 WNBA Commissioner’s Cup Title

he first-ever WNBA Commissioner’s Cup Championship Game, taking place at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Ariz., on Thursday, Aug. 12, will showcase the Connecticut Sun against the Seattle Storm, the two teams atop the Commissioner’s Cup standings in each conference. The in-season competition culminates after the Summer Olympic break, jumpstarting the second half of the […]

USA Basketball Virtual Camp Set for August 3

 From 7-8:30 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Aug. 3, USA Basketball will conduct a Virtual Skills Camp, hosted by Pro Skills Basketball, which will offer children basketball skills training from wherever they log in. USA Basketball Virtual Skills Camps are designed for middle and high school age basketball players from 10-18 years old. Participants should have experience […]

St. John’s To Host Kansas For First Basketball Game At Brand New UBS Arena

The St. John’s Men’s Basketball team will play the first-ever basketball game at the brand new UBS Arena when the Johnnies host Kansas as part of the 2021 BIG EAST-Big 12 Battle. Originally scheduled for Dec. 2, the contest has been moved to Friday, Dec. 3, at the state-of-the-art facility currently being constructed at Belmont […]

Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez Selected as Team USA’s Flag Bearers

 Four-time Olympic gold medalist Sue Bird and baseball player Eddy Alvarez, a 2014 Olympic silver medalist in speedskating, were selected as Team USA’s flag bearers for the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee today announced. The Opening Ceremony will be held Friday, July 23, at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. […]