A coach in LaVar Ball’s Junior Basketball Association got into hot water for his treatment of a player during a timeout. Chicago coach Edward Denard was caught on video being verbally and physically abusive.
NBA superstar LeBron James, who just jumped to the Los Angeles Lakers from the Cleveland Cavaliers, was at the Charlotte Convention Center to see his son Bronny’s basketball team in the USBA Nationals.
West Charlotte forward Patrick Williams had N.C. State head coach Kevin Keatts’ attention during the EYBL Peach Jam last week. The Wolfpack are one of several ACC schools to extend an offer to Williams.
College basketball recruiting could change dramatically under proposed NCAA rules by Condoleezza Rice’s commission, potentially ending Nike Peach Jam, Adidas Gauntlet and Under Armour Association tournaments.