The annual City Is Mine Basketball Classic has been one of the best events to end the summer. Four teams representing four Boroughs going at it for bragging rights and Basketball supremacy. The 2021 tournament which made its return on Saturday August 21st after taking a break last year due to Covid-19. This years CIM … Continue reading The New Era of Golden Hoops
PSA Cardinals 16U head coach Casey Williams has been coaching the youth in NYC for a long time. So when it came to the NYC Invitational back in April, he felt a sense of nostalgia. “Good old fashion NYC AAU basketball”. Williams said about the prestigious event . “Gauchos gym was a great atmosphere to … Continue reading A Look Back at The NYC Invitational The Current Pulse of NYC’s flagship Grassroots programs. (Part 1)
The Covid 19 pandemic has preempted everything in sports including in-person recruiting and AAU Basketball. Its something that has forced many to scramble looking for options while others became more creative and used technology to broadcast open runs and workouts via live stream at open places. Queens Native Kaamil Dillard who has run the Diamond … Continue reading Diamond In The Rough Showcase Providing opportunities for the unknowns
Article originally published 4/15/17 Lonnie Walker saves the day for the East Team. Lonnie Walker scored 19 points and Grabbed MVP honors as the West Team surged past the East Team 124-116 at the 2017 Jordan Brand Classic. It was a game that was heavily in favor of the East Team for most of the … Continue reading TBT: Lonnie Walker Saves the day for the East Squad at the Jordan Brand Classic
The Covid-19 pandemic has put a halt to everything especially Basketball. Playoffs canceled, in- person recruiting cancelled AAU season in question. So how are some of your favorite teams and coaches dealing with this? Just about everyone is staying positive and adapting to this whole new reality. A few weeks ago, Ralph Fornoles a referee, … Continue reading HDNYC and Referee Rant Presents: Pandemic Preempt W/ Stepinac’s Pat Massaroni.
You always learn how great a team is in college basketball when you witness how they handle adversity and bounce back on the road.If you have been watching the Seton Hall Pirates lately, then you know this team is for real. If not then there’s a chance that you are late to the party The … Continue reading Big East Press: There’s no Tougher Team In The Big East than The Pirates
The St. Johns Red Storm dropped their 2nd straight conference game this week to crosstown rival Seton Hall 82-79, but if you are the type of person with a “glass half full” perspective you will notice that this is a game the Johnnies can build off on. Clearly Seton Hall showed why they are the … Continue reading Big East Press: St. Johns Fall to Pirates but show much progress.
Seton Hall Pirates Conference play has finally arrived and the Seton Hall Pirates are ready to prove why they are the preseason favorite to win the league: The Pirates started the season hot, dominating their weaker opponents to start the non-conference season, but when ever they faced a higher ranked opponent they continuously fought hard … Continue reading Seton Hall Pirates Are Embracing The Grind
Photo Credit: Hector Martinez / Moving Pictures 2018-19 season: 20-8 regular-season record, PSAL City finalist. Players to Watch: Jaquan Carlos, Diovion Middleton, Kevin Tabb, Ramsey King. Never forget about the Orange Wave… With tons of buzz surrounding South Shore and Brooklyn Collegiate, there is one team many should still keep their eyes on and that … Continue reading Tri-State Power 25 Season Preview: Thomas Jefferson Orange Wave.
2018-19 season: 19-9 record, reached PSAL City Semifinals Players to Watch: Majesty Johnson, Amahrie Simpkins, Tahron Allen, Jaylin Anderson Key additions: Tahron Allen, Jahmere Tripp, Kelechi Okworogwo, Jalen Lyn Tons of Buzz surrounding the Brooklyn Collegiate Lions going into the 2019-20 basketball season. Just months after reaching the PSAL AA final four for the first … Continue reading Tri-State Power 25 Season Preview: Brooklyn Collegiate Lions