Archive for January, 2013

Nick Van Exel’s son faces up to life in prison

January 30, 2013 12:01 pm
Nick Van Exel’s son faces up to life in prison

The 22-year-old son of former NBA player Nick Van Exel is on trial for capital murder in the shooting death of a longtime friend.

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Former NBA players to take the court during All-Star weekend

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Former NBA players to take the court during All-Star weekend

Former NBA players, including former All-Stars will play on Feb. 16, during the All-Star NBA weekend in Houston.

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NBA PM: Iverson should take D-League job if he wants back

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NBA PM: Iverson should take D-League job if he wants back

Allen Iverson has been trying to return to the NBA for several years, but he’s not willing to play in the NBA’s Development League to revive his career.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: “There’s more to young people’s lives than sports and entertainment”

January 29, 2013 12:34 pm
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: “There’s more to young people’s lives than sports and entertainment”

Legendary NBA player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recalls how difficult it was for him to adjust to the fact that he was no longer playing basketball…

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What is Kevin Willis doing these days?

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What is Kevin Willis doing these days?

Retirement terrifies sports stars. The end of a glittering career can feel like falling off a cliff to an athlete who thrives on fame and fortune.

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Former NBA Champ Rick Fox excited about promoting The Bahamas – PHOTOS

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Former NBA Champ Rick Fox excited about promoting The Bahamas – PHOTOS

Bahamian actor, producer and retired NBA star, Rick Fox took up the mantle and joined team Bahamas at the American Lodging & Investment Summit.

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UCLA to retire Reggie Miller’s jersey

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UCLA to retire Reggie Miller’s jersey

Reggie Miller, one of the greatest scorers in the history of basketball, will have his Bruin jersey retired.

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Who is Brian Scalabrine, and why is he famous? (VIDEO)

January 28, 2013 10:49 pm
Who is Brian Scalabrine, and why is he famous? (VIDEO)

Who is Brian Scalabrine, and why is he famous? Here’s a nice video tribute to Scalabrine to tell you why…

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Wife of murdered former NBA player goes on $1 million spending spree

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Wife of murdered former NBA player goes on $1 million spending spree

Sherra Wright is the wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright who was murdered in 2010. To date, the case has not been resolved.

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Yao Ming: Basketball is still a part of my life, just in a different way

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Yao Ming: Basketball is still a part of my life, just in a different way

Retired NBA player, 7-6 Yao Ming says basketball is still a part of his life, just in a different way…

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4-time NBA champion gives life lessons to students of Volunteer State Community College

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4-time NBA champion gives life lessons to students of Volunteer State Community College

Make every 24 hours count – that’s a life lesson that one student took from ex-NBA player John Salley, who spoke at Volunteer State Community College’s Unity Day.

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Ex-NBA forward Etan Thomas talks responsible fatherhood in Chicago

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Ex-NBA forward Etan Thomas talks responsible fatherhood in Chicago

Former NBA player Etan Thomas has been touring the U.S. talking about the importance of being a responsible parent.

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