Basketball News

Basketball News – including basketball products, services, player and team news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.

Former Los Angeles City College Basketball Coach Mike Miller, Named Head Coach of CBA Expansion Team

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former Los Angeles City College (LACC) and Junior College coaching legend Mike Miller has been named head coach of the California Basketball Association’s newest expansion team, the Los Angeles Skyline. From 1992 to 2008 coach Mike Miller led LACC’s basketball program into a national prominence.

California Basketball Assn. Holds Draft – Center Renardo Sidney Is Men’s First-Ever Player Selected

COMPTON, Calif., Jan. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former Mississippi State star Renardo Sidney was the first player taken in the inaugural California Basketball Association’s draft Sunday January 10, 2016. In all, 48 players were selected by six different CBA men’s teams over eight rounds to play in the new professional basketball league. Free Agent tryouts are Saturday January 23, 2016 at 5 p.m. at the USESS Center in Compton, California.

Boulder Panthers Basketball Club Receives Management Support from Top iTunes Sports App

BOULDER, Colo., March 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, a fast growing online sports management service and mobile app, announced a list of local organizations using its Club and League Solution that now includes the Boulder Panthers Basketball Club of Boulder, Colo. TeamSnap climbed into iTunes’ top 40 free sports apps list this month while the club continues to use it as a tool to help grow the sport of basketball.

Artist Dumpster Dives Kim Kardashian, Reveals Her Trash at Upcoming L.A. Event

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that ‘Fear Google’ artist XVALA will be revealing the recent dumpster dived trash of Kim Kardashian, featuring the celebrity’s collapsed basketball at a roof top event in Los Angeles this weekend.

Young Business Entrepreneur Makes Slam Dunk with Mini Backboards

SKIPPACK, Pa., March 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What started out as a high school graduation project has now evolved into a full-time business for one savvy, young businessman, Shane McGinley, founder of Mini Backboards – a manufacturer of the hottest, most unique product to hit the basketball award and gift decor market in years.

A New Way to Stay in Shape This Fall in Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — All City Sportz Corp., a brand new Chicago based adult recreational sports group, is announcing their grand opening with the launch of Men’s pick-up basketball. This highly organized program allows individuals the opportunity to stay in shape while enjoying basketball without season commitments and provides a flexible play-as-you-pay registration process.

Pat Summerall’s Sports Angels and Southern Bleacher Make a Difference

BEDFORD, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What do Pat Summerall, Mike Kiselak, Raghib ‘Rocket’ Ismail, Nancy Lieberman, Texas Legend’s (Dallas Maverick’s D-League) and Southern Bleacher have in common? They all came out to Bedford, Texas to help bring a run-down basketball court and field to life again for the community of the small Texas town. An overwhelming success and stunning turnaround, every one of Pat Summerall’s SPORTS ANGELS had great time helping to make a difference.

Aubade Publishing Releases New Book That Recounts Nostalgic Tale of Small Town Dream

AMHERST, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High school basketball took hold of one small town – Peerless, Montana – and author, Joe Puckett, recounts the story in ‘The Dream: The Story of the 1978 and 1979 Peerless Panthers’ (ISBN: 978-0-9845494-0-5), a new book published by Aubade Publishing.

Aspiring Young Basketball Players Get Exposure, Experience at 2009 Regional Qualifier Camp and Competition

DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Competitive boys and girls who want to improve their basketball skills with the hope of playing at the college level one day, will participate in a training camp and competition that will qualify them for a national event. The 2009 Adidas Jr. Phenom and Phenom150 Regional Exposure Camp for Boys and Girls has a limited number of openings for boys in grades 5th to 10th and girls in 6th to 12th grade.

World Peace through Youth Sports – Dubai Attending WYBT 2007 in Hawaii

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii – Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 9th Annual Spalding World Youth Basketball Tournament, being held in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, July 24th – July 29th, 2007, is proud to announce that even the Middle East will be represented. The American School of Dubai will be participating this summer. Along with teams from New Zealand, Canada, Guam, Native Hawaiian, Native American Indian.

NBA All-Star Game is in the Cards

GLENDALE, CA – Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for the 2006 NBA All-Star game, publisher AllPro Deal, Inc. announces the release of the 2006 NBA Sports Playing Cards. Following the success of last season’s product debut, the 2006 edition contains new players and rankings for those NBA All-Stars popular enough to make the cut. A proven collectible souvenir and NBA favorite for fans and game players, the Sports Playing Cards offer 52 full-color hand-painted caricature portraits of the NBA’s best on a deck of casino-quality playing cards.