LaVar Ball

LaVar Ball Removes Son LiAngelo From UCLA

by Shantell E. Jamison

LaVar Ball has removed his son LiAngelo Ball from UCLA’s basketball team. “We are exploring other options with Gelo,” LaVar Ball told ESPN on Monday. “He’s... Read More

lebron james cavaliers playoffs

[Black Lens] NBA Playoffs Heat Up, Rick Ross is Still a Boss: The Week in Photos

by #teamEBONY

This week saw the first full week of the NBA Playoffs and no surprise the headliners were Cleveland’s LeBron James, Golden State’s Steph Curry... Read More

Patrick Ewing

5 Awesome Things About Patrick Ewing Becoming Georgetown’s Coach

by Madison J. Gray

On the day of the NCAA championship between North Carolina and Gonzaga, there’s already enough excitement in the world of college basketball. But now, news... Read More


[Black Lens] Kendrick is Back, WH Gets Heated, a Club Goes Dark: The Week in Pictures

by #teamEBONY

The news was lit up this week with controversy, thrills politics and plain old problems across the nation and across the diaspora. This week’s images... Read More

Slamma Jamma

Faith-Based Basketball Film ‘Slamma Jamma’ Debuts with $1.7M

by Chan C. Smith

Indie films are rising through the ranks at the box office. Over the weekend, Slamma Jamma, an indie faith-based film with a basketball theme, earned nearly $1.7M... Read More

LaVar Ball

Why the LaVar Ball Saga Has a LeBron James Chapter

by Marcus Lamar

If LaVar Ball is a gambling man, he’s writing a check that he hopes his three sons Lonzo, LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball can cash.... Read More


Are NCAA Rules on Its Athletes Creating an Uneven Playing Field?

by Morgan Campbell

John Calipari won’t earn any win bonuses this season, no matter how far his University of Kentucky Wildcats advance in the NCAA Men’s Basketball... Read More


Ka-WOW! Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard Puts Himself in the MVP Conversation

by #teamEBONY

Is San Antonio Spurs’ forward Kawhi Leonard the truth? Well, he certainly made a case for it Monday night in the team’s matchup against... Read More


2017 CIAA Basketball Tournament: The Week in Photos

by #teamEBONY

The atmosphere was lit, the parties were hype and the games were shockers all week at the 2017 CIAA Tournament in Charlotte. The annual... Read More


CIAA B-Ball Action: Champs Dethroned and New Queens Possibly Coronated

by David Squires

The Johnson C. Smith players and their coach could not stop smiling. And a few moments later on Friday at the CIAA Tournament, the... Read More