Harlem resident Kareem Abdul-Jabbar proved to be an ultimate winner during his Hall of Fame career but for the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, missing out on a chance to be a head coach may have been a blessing. Continue Reading →
The third grade boys basketball team of the Riverside Hawks, a youth basketball program based in Harlem, New York, captured the elusive National Title at the AAU National Championships held in Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Continue Reading →
Conrad Norman, the Jamaican-born founder of the Alpha Physical Culture Club of Harlem, America’s first African American athletic club at the turn of the 20th century in 1904. Continue Reading →
The Negro Basketball New York Girls Cole Sisters was the sister team of the Black Fives Era men’s basketball teams, coached by Conrad Norman, Harlem, New York. 1911 Continue Reading →
Harold Benjamin owner of Baller City Basketball a Non-For-Profit league in Harlem, NY. In June Baller City Basketball will have their 1st Annual Baller City Youth Day Fundraising event held in General Grant Housing in Harlem, NY. 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 →
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 man who shot into a crowd of spectators and wounded five at a storied New York City basketball tournament has been sentenced to a decade in prison. Continue Reading →