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
The Dog days of college Basketball are something else. You hit a stretch of bad losses, you are in a slump and fans want the head coaches bags packed the next morning. Tough times happen but like they say life is 90 % of what happens to you and 10 % of how you respond … Continue reading Big East Press: Focused On The Getback
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.
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
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
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.