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Wilson (left) and her TBA Spokane Hoopfest back to back championship

She may have grown up only a couple hours away in Seattle, but for most roundball fans in Vancouver, the name Lindsey Wilson was completely foreign, until two years ago. Invited by Richmond’s own Breanne Watson, an alumni of the Washington Huskies women’s basketball program, Wilson has reigned over the Dolphin Basketball Classic women’s division for the past two years and doesn’t look to be relinquishing her throne any time soon. Read More »

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BlowHiphoptv.com at Dyckman Park The Latest / Jul 25, 2011 / 7:51 pm

Hip-Hop site BlowHipHoptv.com is venturing into the streetball game, putting on blast highlights of Dyckman Park games featuring Team Nike. Check the OOH WAY, coached by Tony Rosa vs TEAM NIKE highlights and for other promos go to the “cut” section of the website for more.

Line up is in, bleachers are back. EBC has New Jersey Nets’ Sundiata Gaines and Marshon Brooks in the backcourt for R2K on Weds night. Brooks is coming off a 48-point performance for Dyckman at Pro City. Games: DC Power vs Sean Bell and R2K vs Certified. Also performing, according to a facebook alert sent by EBC, is Universal Record’s 14-year-old female rapper, Lo Rida.

Converse Open Gym in Puerto Rico The Latest / Jul 25, 2011 / 3:47 pm

Photo Courtesy of Converse: Carlos Arroyo and JJ Barea

Press Release:

On Saturday, July 23, 2011, CONVERSE, Inc. launched Converse Open Gym Puerto Rico, one of the brand’s premier grassroots programs supporting basketball and kids. Puerto Rico natives and Team Converse athletes Carlos Arroyo and JJ Barea participated in the inaugural Converse Open Gym Puerto Rico, where they served as honorary on-court monitors and spoke to the kids about how basketball has played a major role their lives. More than 1,000 kids attended the inaugural Converse Open Gym Puerto Rico, a record launch for the program. Read More »

When you think of the Dolphin Basketball Classic, laid back summer verses from the Dove Shack and Fresh Prince (back when Jeffery Townes was his sidekick) seem to fit the bill perfectly as the annual basketball tradition brings the community party vibe to the city of Richmond each July.  However this year, Mother Nature did her best to shut down the 26th year of the tournament as the liquid sunshine pelted down on the courts at Thompson Park courts.  Though like any good event, the show must push on, and with the help of players, volunteers, tournament committee members and fans, the games continued without missing a beat, as they moved to the gyms of Thompson Community Centre.  When all was said and done, and the clouds cleared way, a pair of back to back champions were crowned as the X-Falcons and Border Patrol walked away with the title of DBC’s best for the second straight year.

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LIVING IN ITALY: JOHN EBELING Interview / Jul 20, 2011 / 11:46 am

John Ebeling

How many American players tripped all around the world to play basketball? In last fifty years, thousands and thousands of ballers. In the early ’80s, one of them found his way in Italy, John Ebeling, a Trenton NJ native. Read More »

What a wonderful way to spend a hot summer night. Don’t know about you, but I was in the house last night at the Melo Center in B-more, where all of this loveliness was going down as Josh Selby and Brandon Jennings engaged in a memorable duel. Read More »