Basketball Category

NBPA discusses playing amidst Black Lives Matter factors: report — Canoe

Players set to return to the court next month as part of the NBA’s restart are discussing the best way to push the “Black Lives Matter” movement to the forefront. Read More NBPA discusses playing amidst Black Lives Matter factors: report — Canoe

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Lego Michael Jordan — whotv.com

Chris Ihle turns Legos into art. He takes around six weeks to make a Lego statue, including a soon to be classic of Michael Jordan.Some of the statues sell for $10,000 to $15,000, and will soon be seen in Las Vegas.Mark Freund has mo Lego Michael Jordan — whotv.com

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Kobe Bryant’s Iconic Nike ‘Grinch’ Christmas Sneakers Are Reportedly Returning in 2021 — Footwear News

It appears as if the “Grinch” Nike Kobe 6 is coming back. Kobe Bryant’s Iconic Nike ‘Grinch’ Christmas Sneakers Are Reportedly Returning in 2021 — Footwear News

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The Perfect NBA Skill Package – Part 4: Dunks and Layups —

*This is Part 4 to my series on the perfect NBA skill-set. First, I chose overall skills, next I’m diving into each skill and breaking down the best/most iconic players for each move/style. In case you missed it – here were parts 1-3: Overall: https://couchguysports.com/the-perfect-nba-skill-package-part-1-the-all-around-picks/ Shooting: https://couchguysports.com/the-perfect-nba-skill-package-part-2-shooting/ Ball-handling & Dribbling: https://couchguysports.com/the-perfect-nba-skill-package-part-3-ball-handling-dribbling/ Dunks and Layups: As […] […]

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USC’s Harold Miner among many labeled the ‘next Michael Jordan’ — Trojans Wire

ESPN’s 10-part documentary ‘The Last Dance’, detailing the Chicago Bulls and their quest for a sixth NBA Championship in the 1997-1998 (…) USC’s Harold Miner among many labeled the ‘next Michael Jordan’ — Trojans Wire

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Harlem Globetrotters’ Ball-Handling Wizard Fred ‘Curly’ Neal Dies at 77 — CBS San Francisco

On Thursday, Harlem Globetrotters great Fred “Curly” Neal died in his Houston-area home at the age of 77. Neal starred for the legendary traveling basketball showcase from 1963 until 1985 and was well known for his shaved head and dribbling skills. Harlem Globetrotters’ Ball-Handling Wizard Fred ‘Curly’ Neal Dies at 77 — CBS San Francisco

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Keep Calm It’s March Madness… — Women and Words

A reader’s perspective on Basketball or the lack thereof I know I felt a little insulated from all the initial chaos and cancellations taking place in Asia and Europe in January and February. Then, all of a sudden within a week sports leagues and events were cancelled; things here started to shut down and it […] […]

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Get Well Soon Marcus — The Parquet Podcast and Blog

Photo: WBZ Boston By: Patrick Whalen Well I wish we were here at the Parquet were back under much better circumstances, but a week after the NBA suspended its season indefinitely due to the coronavirus outbreak the Celtics have now been personally affected. Marcus Smart is the first member of the Celtics organization to test […]

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