Sign in
View: Mobile | Desktop
 
FOLLOW US:  Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  RSS
Men Women
U.S. Virgin Islands Internationally
Authors:


 
David Edole

Facebook
Join Us!!! We are looking for someone to help us cover U.S. Virgin Islands basketball. Please send us an e-mail.
PLAY PRO IN EUROPE
We can help you

ABA Standings
 1. One Unity 10-0 
 2. T.W.I. 7-3 
 3. Jam Squad 6-4 
 4. Brothers 5-5 
 5. Heavy Hitters 1-9 
 6. VI Finest 1-9 

Jaja Richards' visit inspires city hoopsters - Dec 20, 2016


POSTED BY:
DAVID EDOLE
E-mail David:
David's Articles 
| Follow David on  Facebook


JaJa
Richards
For the young hoopsters of the city it was a memorable day for they interacted, played and learnt few invaluable tips from former NBA basketballer JaJa Richards (207-C-75, college: Loyola, IL) of United States of America on the courts of Andhra Loyola College on Monday.

The Loyola alumni from Chicago spent a couple of hours teaching the nuances of dribbling, throwing the ball from different angles and using both hands while driving in. He is as part of the Basketball Federation of India's technical camp jointly organised by Lifestyle Media and Vinod Nagubadi Trust.

Interestingly, the celebrity hoopster is married to Ms. Hashi, whose mother Subbarayamma belongs to Prakasam district. They migrated to USA long back. The highlight of the evening was four-year-old son of Mr. Richards who exhibited abundant alacrity while tackling the ball on court.

After retiring from the game, the 42-year-old hoopster was selected as head coach for the 'Inspire Youth to Play' programme conceived for the promotion of the game in India with the collaboration of Reliance Foundation and Junior NBA.

'He is every much in demand as coach and mentor and he has travelled all over he coaching and teaching the basic skills to youngsters,' said Krishna District Basketball Association secretary Bose Babu.

Mr Bose, who is making efforts to increase the activity in the city, said that more number of tournaments will be conducted for schools and colleges from the next year.   




Jareem
Dowling
Dowlings moves on to UNT - 1 day ago
North Texas men's basketball head coach Grant McCasland has announced the hiring of Jareem Dowling as an assistant coaches Friday. Dowling join associate head coach Ross Hodge and assistant James Miller completing McCasland's coaching staff. 'Jareem Dowling has an uncanny ability to help student-athletes reach their full potential on and off the court,' McCasland said. 'He truly cares about our players and helps them grow as men. He has had tremendous success as a head coach and his und...   [read more]

Ivan Aska
PAOK Thessaloniki signs Ivan Aska - 1 day ago
PAOK Thessaloniki (A1) signed 27-year old Virgin Islander international forward Ivan Aska (201-104kg-90, college: Murray State). He is a dual citizen owning also U.S. Virgin Islands passport. Aska He just played at ET Land in South Korean KBL league. In 25 games he had 14.8ppg, 6.6rpg and 1.3apg this season. Aska also played earlier that season for Ironi Ramat Gan (Winner League) in Israel where in 11 KBL games he recorded very impressive stats: 22.5ppg, 8.3rpg and 2.2apg. He has tried to...   [read more]

Walter Hodge
Walter Hodge selected the top Virgin Islander playing abroad in last week's games - 2 days ago
We bring you last week's top performances from Virgin Islanders who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level. This week's number one is an international point guard Walter Hodge (183-86). He led ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket to a victory over the league outsider Entente Orleans 45 in the French ProA in Friday night's game.    [read more]


1 | 2 | 3
1 | 2 | 3

Site Map:
Latinbasket.com Member Services: Other Basketball Sites:
Copyright (c) 1998-2017 Eurobasket Inc. Disclaimer

WARNING:
Do not copy, redistribute, publish or otherwise exploit information that you download from the site !
Do not encumber, license, modify, publish, sell, transfer or transmit, or in any way exploit, any of the content of the site, nor will you attempt to do so.