Team Rundown had a hell of a season at IS8 and it showed in the semifinals and championship game on October 22nd. Led by a stacked squad featuring UCLA Commit Brandon Williams, Rundown took down Team Killa Dawgs in the Semifinals 91-90 thanks to some critical FTs from Monsignor Scanlan guard Nasir Rodriguez. Williams led … Continue reading Video Recap: UCLA Commit Brandon Williams and Team Rundown Overwhelmed Team Long Island for IS8/Nike Crown
All eyes were on Queens last weekend for the Battle in the Apple event at Monsignor McClancy and St. John’s Prep. The top AAU programs in the city went up against the Nike EYBL Strive For Greatness AAU program sponsored by LeBron James. This was part of the multi city tour that SFG has with … Continue reading The Grassroots Grind: Battle in The Apple
Seton Hall Bound senior Jaquan Sanders and Saint Rose bound senior Latiek Briscoe Earn MVP Honors at Monday’s Autism Awareness All-Star classic. In a high scoring affair, Team Awareness downed Team Acceptance 131-122 to close out the third annual Autism Awareness classic. Sanders led several players in double figures with 30 points while Latiek Briscoe … Continue reading Sanders, Briscoe Earn MVP Honors In The Autism Awareness All-Star Classic
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.
The James Monroe Boys Varsity team off to a strong Start in the Bronx AA division as they are dedicating the season to the Late Brandon Hendricks Continue reading For B-Diddy: Eagles Dedicate new season to Brandon Hendricks.
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
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
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.
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.