Interview With Derrick Lively III and Kyle Filipowski

On January 9th, I had the chance to interview two of Duke’s Future Stars Kyle Flipowski and Dereck Lively II. Lively and Flipowski just played in a big game against each other at the Empire Invitational in Brooklyn. Led by Kyle’s 22 points. Wilbrahamson and Monson beat Lively’s Westtown School (PA) 59-54. In this interview, … Continue reading Interview With Derrick Lively III and Kyle Filipowski

CHSAA Chronicles: A Look Back at the NY vs NJ Catholic High School Showcase.

Featured Photo Credit: Hector Martinez / Moving Pictures Just as if the 2021-22 showcase season wouldn’t get any greater, Stepinac Head Coach Pat Massaroni and the CHSAA and the Archdiocese of New Jersey decided to make things greater by coming up with the NY vs NJ Catholic High school showcase. Something special about state showcases … Continue reading CHSAA Chronicles: A Look Back at the NY vs NJ Catholic High School Showcase.

A Look Back at The NYC Invitational The Current Pulse of NYC’s flagship Grassroots programs. (Part 1)

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)

TBT: Lonnie Walker Saves the day for the East Squad at the Jordan Brand Classic

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

HDNYC and Referee Rant Presents: Pandemic Preempt W/ Stepinac’s Pat Massaroni.

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.

Tri-State Power 25 Season Preview: Brooklyn Collegiate Lions

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