Tag Archive | NBA

EA Sports Introduces Ability to Create Female Players in NBA Live ’19

EA SPORTS™ on July 27 revealed that, for the first time in a basketball video game, fans will be able to create female players in NBA LIVE 19. The inclusion of female players is an important step toward leveling the playing field, providing gamers increased opportunities to express their unique individuality and create a reflection […]

St. John’s Dribble for the Cure Set for Sept. 22

Led by head coaches Chris Mullin and Joe Tartamella, the St. John’s men’s and women’s basketball programs will again partner with the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) to host the eighth-annual St. John’s Dribble for the Cure on Saturday, Sept. 22, as part of University Service Day on the Queens campus. St. John’s Dribble for […]

New York Liberty to Host Unity Weekend from July 13-15

The New York Liberty will host its first-ever Unity Weekend from July 13-15, highlighted by a panel discussion on Sunday, July 15 at Westchester County Center prior to its game against the Chicago Sky. The panel will feature former NBA player, activist and author Etan Thomas, CBS Sports personality Dana Jacobson, Columbia University Professor of […]

Knicks’ Kornet, Williams Take in Liberty Game; Talk WNBA

As G-League call ups, New York Knicks power forward Luke Kornet and guard Troy Williams  are no strangers to the Westchester County Center, home to both the New York Liberty and the New York Knicks G-League affiliate Westchester Knicks. And still, Sunday’s packed crowd in attendance to cheer on the Liberty until the final buzzer sealed a […]

Brooklyn Nets Launch Summer Basketball Takeover

This summer, the Brooklyn Nets are taking the game of basketball to the streets of New York. The Brooklyn Nets Basketball Academy (BNBA) is hosting free clinics in various neighborhoods across Brooklyn and Manhattan three times per week through the end of August.   The clinics, which teach basketball fundamentals and teamwork skills to youth, […]

Brooklyn Nets to Hold Open Practice on Sunday, October 11

  The Brooklyn Nets will hold their annual Open Practice on Sunday, Oct. 11 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at Barclays Center. Open practice is presented by MetroPCS. Tickets are available now for $5 and can be purchased at brooklynnets.com or ticketmaster.com. All proceeds will benefit the Nets Foundation. Doors open at 10:00 a.m. The first 5,000 attendees will receive co-branded Brooklyn […]

Sir’Dominic Pointer Selected By Cleveland Cavaliers in 2015 NBA Draft

St. John’s Sir’Dominic Pointer (Detroit, Mich.) was selected with the 53rd pick in the 2015 NBA Draft on Thursday by the defending Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers. Pointer becomes the 59th player in St. John’s history to be selected in the NBA Draft and the first since Maurice Harkeless was picked 15th overall in 2012. The 50th […]