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NBA and WNBA to Launch National Network of Youth Basketball Leagues

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) recently announced the launch of Jr. NBA Leagues, a national network of youth basketball leagues for boys and girls ages 6-14.  The program will tip off with leagues across the following 11 markets in the U.S. in November 2022 before expanding nationwide with the […]

Jim Boylen Named Head Coach of USA Men’s World Cup Qualifying Team for November 2021 Window

Former college and NBA head coach Jim Boylen has been selected head coach of the November 2021 USA Basketball World Cup Qualifying Team, and assisting him on the bench will be experienced USA Basketball coaches Ty Ellis and Othella Harrington. The USA squad will train Nov. 20-25 in Houston and will participate in the first competition window of 2021-23 FIBA World […]

Hofstra University stars Wright-Foreman And Pemberton Added To NBA Summer League Rosters

Two all-time greats of the Hofstra Men’s Basketball program will get the opportunity to impress NBA teams this summer as Justin Wright-Foreman (’19) and Eli Pemberton (’20) have both been added to rosters for NBA teams this summer.  Wright-Foreman will be a member of the Washington Wizards team that will compete in the MGM Resorts […]

Record 121 NBA and WNBA to Compete in 2021 Tokyo Olympics

A record 121 NBA and WNBA players are featured on national team rosters for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.  The men’s and women’s 5×5 competitions will feature a record 49 current NBA players and a record 29 current WNBA players, as well as 16 former NBA and 22 former WNBA players.  The inaugural […]

New England’s Future VII To feature 3 title fights

Rivera Promotions Entertainment (RPE) pro boxing returns August 14th for the first time in three years, presenting the seventh installment of the popular New England Future series, at the famed Worcester Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts. “New England’s Future VII,” presented by Rivera Promotions Entertainment, in association with Shearns Boxing Promotions, will feature three title fights and […]

Hofstra University adds Tom Parrotta to Coaching Staff

A veteran of the coaching industry and one very familiar to the Hofstra community, Tom Parrotta was named an assistant coach with the Pride today, it was announced by Head Coach Speedy Claxton.  “I’ve known Coach Parrotta for a long time now and I’m thrilled to bring him back home to Hempstead, commented Claxton. “His ties […]

Dallas Wings Selects Charli Collier with First Overall Pick

Two-time All-American Charli Collier of Texas tonight was  selected by the Dallas Wings with the first overall pick of WNBA Draft 2021 presented by State  Farm®, which was held virtually for a second year in a row in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.  A finalist for the Lisa Leslie Award as the nation’s top center, […]