Tag Archive | Basketball

WNBA Statement Regarding the Start of the 2020 Season

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert released the following statement: “As developments continue to emerge around the COVID-19 pandemic, including the extension of the social distancing guidelines in the United States through April 30, the WNBA will postpone the start of its training camps and tip of the regular season originally scheduled for May 15. While the […]

1495Sports Flashback Series: Interview with Brooklyn Nets Star Mason Plumee

1495Sports is proud to bring the following interview from 2014 with then Brooklyn Nets Star Mason Plumee 

1495Sports Flashback Series: St. Francis Men’s Basketball Report Featuring John Venezia

1495 Sports is proud to bring this report we did recently with the St. Francis College Brooklyn Men’s Basketball team featuring journalist John Venezia from a game the team played against Merrimack in Februrary:

LJ Figueroa Announces Intent to Enter NBA Draft

St. John’s junior wing LJ Figueroa announced Saturday his intention to submit his name for consideration in the 2020 NBA Draft. The Lawrence, Mass., native will not hire an agent in order to preserve the option to return to Queens for his final season of eligibility after completing an evaluation process with league executives. “These […]

WNBA Draft Presented by State Farm to be held as Scheduled on April 17

The WNBA Draft 2020 presented by State Farm will be held on April 17 as scheduled. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the WNBA will conduct a virtual draft without players, guests, and media. WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert will announce the draft picks live on ESPN2 with coverage beginning at 8 p.m. ET, and top […]

1495Sports TV Flashback Series: Interview with Sacramento Kings Star Jason Thompson

Fans we realize that everyone is looking for some form of amusement, entertainment and hope during these times of social distress. We here at 1495Sports wanted to provide such entertainment and hope by featuring some of our previous feature interviews from the world of sports for you all to check out. So now on 1495Sports […]

Historic Run Lifts St. John’s Past Georgetown, 75-62

The shots weren’t falling, the Hoyas couldn’t seem to miss and the Johnnies trailed by as many as 15 in the second half. All signs pointed towards an early BIG EAST Tournament exit for St. John’s. Somebody forgot to tell Marcellus Earlington. The sophomore forward scored 10 consecutive points on a 23-0 St. John’s run […]