Two baseball greats Satchel Paige and Goose Tatum posed together in this vintage photograph of as they wait for the game in Harlem, New York, 1962. Continue Reading →
There is a whole history most NBA fans are unaware of. My father was able to share with me the stories of what it was like to be a professional black basketball player in the early days of the NBA, everything from the referees turning a blind eye, to hard fouls, to the long-time kinships black players shared with white players. In that era, the racial challenges they faced were almost unimaginable. Continue Reading →
Okay, you Harlem fans who love the New York Knicks, looks like after a seemingly endless uphill battle to work his way back into the NBA, Lamar Odom is finally seeing a light at the end of the (Lincoln) tunnel. Continue Reading →
Harlemite and real-life basketball wife La La Anthony has been riding with her NBA baller hubby Carmelo Anthony for a while now and she has no shame in letting the world know that she’s still his number one fan both on and off the court.
A long time has passed since the first teams were formed by athletic clubs in the 1920s, but basketball still occupies a prominent place amongst Harlem’s entertainments. Continue Reading →
Madison Square Garden played host Tuesday to yet another event proclaiming itself to be moment zero in the renaissance of the New York Knicks basketball franchise. Continue Reading →