EBC Founder Greg Marius Was Laid To Rest, But His Legacy Will Live On Forever

By Sunday, April 30, 2017 Permalink 0

On Saturday, April 22, the basketball community was rocked when news broke that Rucker Park's Entertainer's Basketball Classic Founder Greg Marius lost his battle with cancer at the age of 59. Scores of people who knew Marius, including Michael Bivins (New Edition & BBD), Dupre "DoItAll" Kelly (Lords of the Underground), Kurtis Blow, DJ Red Alert, and Assemblyman Keith ...

NBA Stars Shined Brightest In Local Communities During All-Star Weekend ’17 In New Orleans

The 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans had no shortage of basketball talent roaming the Big Easy's streets. And while some of the game's greatest electrified crowds at the Smoothie King Center Friday-Sunday nights with the 'Rising Stars Challenge,' 'All-Star Saturday Night,' and the 'NBA All-Star Game,' basketball's stars shined brightest while volunteering at ...

Sending Out Prayers: J.R. Smith and Wife Jewel Share Devastating Family News

By Sunday, January 8, 2017 Permalink 0

"We decided to share with the world what's been going on with our family," Jewel Smith shared in an emotional video uploaded to the Lebron James-owned UNINTERRUPTED site. J.R. Smith and his wife Jewel disclosed the extremely difficult news that their 5-day-old baby girl, Dakota, was born 5 months premature and weighs 1 pound. Jewel went on to finish: "We know ...

Wizards Guard Bradley Beal Becomes ‘Elite’ With St. Louis EYBL Partnership

By Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Permalink 0

NBA Guard, Bradley Beal (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post) Dynamic Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal is delivering goodwill to his hometown Elite Youth Basketball League team in a big way on this #GivingTuesday. The St. Louis native, who once starred as a player on the Chaminade College Prep (Missouri) high school basketball team, and laced up for the ...