Now the NBA is concerned about officiating??

January 2023, Boston Garden, picture it. All-world forward LeBron James drives to the basket for a potential game-winning basket , only to get whacked on the arm by Jason Tatum causing the shot attempt to careen harmlessly off the bottom of the rim. The NBA refs continued their precedent of making calls they shouldn’t or not making the ones they should and in the face of overwhelming visual evidence decided there was nothing to see and pocketed the whistles. We then saw an incredulous nearly 40-year old living legend of…

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30 January 2023 SWAC Men’s Basketball lineup

Eight teams across four games will face on Monday in what will be a fairly robust evening of SWAC Basketball action. Times and links provided via the Southwestern Athletic Conference Upcoming SWAC Men’s Basketball Games Live Stats/Watch Links Monday, January 30 Alabama A&M at Bethune-Cookman- 6:30 pm (B-CU Sports Network) Alcorn State at Grambling State- 7:00 pm (GSU Sports Network) Alabama State at Florida A&M- 8:00 pm (HBCU GO) Jackson State at Southern- 8:00 pm (SU Sports Network) All times listed Central Standard Time (CST)

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Basketball great Maya Moore officially announces retirement

Via the Associated Press Maya Moore has officially decided to retire from playing basketball. The Minnesota Lynx great stepped away from the WNBA in 2019 to help her now-husband Jonathan Irons win his release from jail by getting his 50-year sentence overturned in 2020. After gaining his release, Irons married Moore soon after and the couple had their first child, Jonathan Jr., in July. She announced her decision to retire on “Good Morning America.” Before Monday, Moore had been non-committal about ever playing basketball again. “Well, I think it’s time to put…

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An NBA Arena gets its name back

To many, crypto.com arena will always be Staples Center, the house that the Utah Jazz ball in will forever be the Delta Center. On July 1, 2023 that shall be the case once more. According to reporting from Andy Larsen of the Salt Lake Tribune, the Jazz and Delta Air Lines have embarked on a naming rights agreement that will return the building to its former name. The arena, which was built in 1991 was known as the Delta Center until 2006 when it was renamed EnergySolutions Arena. Jazz owner…

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MEAC Basketball: Howell’s career night pushes Howard past VCU

79  HOWW 67 VCU Team 1 2 3 4 F HOWW 19  15  22  23  79 VCU 15  17  10  25  67 Destiny Howell had herself quite the ball game. The junior point guard poured in a career-high 35 points in helping to lead Howard past Virginia Commonwealth University, 79-67. When Destiny is locked in and focused, she is very tough to guard,” said Coach Ty Grace in her assessment of Howell’s performance. “She was efficient and took every shot with tremendous confidence. When she gets in rhythm, it’s a challenge to…

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Multi-coloured Lebron XX on the way

This multi-colored GS Lebron XX sports an orange upper with lavender and magenta Swooshes on the lateral side. Green shows up on the eyerows, with light muted pink present on the inner and a black tongue. XX branding appears on the lace dubraes, tongue and rear heels. Underneath resides a turquoise and peach midsole along with a magenta and smoke grey midsole. More information on these will be provided as it avails itself.

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NBA names regular season MVP after Micheal Jordan , other awards after various NBA legends

Courtesy of the National Basketball Association NEW YORK — The National Basketball Association (NBA) today unveiled six newly designed trophies named after NBA legends, which will be presented to the end-of-season Kia Performance Award winners.  Headlined by The Michael Jordan Trophy, which will be awarded to the Kia NBA Most Valuable Player, the lineup of reimagined trophies honors the league pioneers who helped define the standards of excellence that these trophies represent. Our new collection of trophies celebrates some of the greatest and most impactful players in the history of the…

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FAMU squeaks by Tuskegee in overtime,77-75

Courtesy of Florida A&M Athletics 75 TU 77  FAMU Team 1 2 3 4 OT 1 F TU 22  11  17  17  8  75 FAMU 19  20  18  10  10  77 TALLAHASSEE, FL —Ivet Subirats put the Florida A&M women’s basketball team ahead for good with five seconds to go the extra period to give the Rattlers a 77-75 win over the Tuskegee Golden Tigers at home Monday. The Rattlers (2-6) had four players score in double figures, led by Paulla Weekes, who had a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Ahriahna Grizzle tacked on…

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Norfolk State women’s hoops laid out by ODU, 65-44

Courtesy of Alex Lehmbeck, Asst. SID 44 Norf 65  ODU Team 1 2 3 4 F Norf 11  6  16  11  44 ODU 15  14  20  16  65 Norfolk State struggled to overcome a poor shooting day paired with foul trouble on Sunday afternoon, falling 65-44 to Old Dominion at Chartway Arena. The loss ended the Spartans’ (9-2) eight-game winning streak, the team’s first defeat in over a month. Camille Downs led the Spartans with 14 points, adding eight rebounds and two steals. Kierra Wheeler grabbed 10 rebounds, her sixth time this season with…

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