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
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.
St. John’s and Seton Hall dominate as big non conference tests are ahead in the Gavitt Tip off games. Continue reading Big East Press: Dominance and Depth
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)
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.
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.
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
The new NCAA recruiting calendar helped bring back recruiting to high school basketball, one league that benefited from this was the CHSAA when they hosted their 1st annual team camp at Archbishop Molloy High school on June 28th – through the 30th. CHSAA teams from all divisions had the chance to play in front of … Continue reading CHSAA Chronicles: A look back at the CHSAA Team Camp
In week 2 at Tri-State, Dyckman bounced back from their opening week loss to Gersh by edging Tri-State 50-49. In that game Al-Amir Dawes, a rising senior at The Patrick School in New Jersey led Dyckman with 22 points and 5 steals. Gersh Blew past West 4th 61-53 to remain undefeated at 2-0. Photo credit: … Continue reading NYvs NY 2018: Tri State and Lincoln Park