Washington Post: Roland Houston tells his players at the NBA academy in Africa that “there’s nothing like cutting down a net.”
Two of his former students did just that when Georgetown and Iona won their conference tournaments, and they’ll have another opportunity in the NCAA Tournament.
ESPN+: The transition to college basketball is always difficult for freshmen, but the learning curve has steepened even more this season with limited offseason time, shortened preseasons and a choppy first month and a half of the season that saw dozens of games canceled or postponed.Read More
First Post: It’s almost easy to forget that Sanjana Ramesh is just 19. Articulate and mature, the teenager opens up about the awkwardness of giving advice to others, becoming an adult, and growing as a basketball player.Read More
The Rookie Wire: Nearly 70 attendees of Basketball Without Borders, a global development program, have been drafted or signed as free agents in the NBA and that number only projects to grow with the next class set for the draft on Wednesday.Read More
Ahead of next week’s NBA Draft, BasketballNews.com spoke over the phone with Chris Ebersole, the NBA’s Senior Basketbnews.com: Director of International Basketball Operations. He oversees the development of youth players in the NBA’s elite basketball programs: Basketball Without Borders and the NBA Academy. He also works closely with international scouts around the NBA.Read More
Hoops Hype: Even though India has a population of more than 1.3 billion people, few players in NBA history have ever been of Indian descent. In fact, the first in this lineage was Sim Bhullar in 2015 and since then there have been only three to play in NBA Summer League or the NBA G League.Read More
CBS Sports: While the playoffs are confined to Orlando, the game is only getting more global.Read More
NBA India: “This would help me a lot with my development and with this deal, I could make it to the NBA,” Singh said on a conference call with Indian journalists a day after it was announced that he had signed with the G League.Read More
NEW YORK and MUMBAI, July 28, 2020 – NBA Academy graduate Princepal Singh, a 6-10
forward from Punjab, India, has signed to play in the NBA G League next season, it was announced
today by NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim.