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Pretoria High Schools League: DSG slip up in the rain

By on April 30, 2010 in High School with 3 Comments
Pretoria High Schools League: DSG slip up in the rain

It was not the best of weather to play a game of basketball, when St Mary’s Diocesan School for Girls senior team hosted their cross-town rivals Pretoria High School for Girls counterparts on a rainy Friday afternoon in the Pretoria Schools League.

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LeBron says “What’s 40 feet between friends?”

By on April 28, 2010 in FanZone with 0 Comments

A while ago there was a video going around that showed LeBron James shooting 80 foot jumpers. It wa Here it is for you to see. Although it’s true that seeing is believing, the video wasn’t real – many people wrote it off as some good trick photography and computer graphics. Clearly the Chicago Bulls […]

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The importance of youth basketball

By on April 28, 2010 in FanZone with 3 Comments
The importance of youth basketball

I know you know how important youth basketball is since you’ve grown up playing the game. But even someone who doesn’t play can work it out if they have half a brain. By youth, I am referring both to the real youngsters who struggle to get the ball up into a regulation hoop, as well […]

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Ashraf tournament 2010 low down

By on April 27, 2010 in News with 0 Comments

Last week Wits University remembered one of its fallen heroes with the annual Ashraf tournament. For the first time in a long time the tournament was very well attended, maybe an indication that the basketball public and players are starving for some local action in Gauteng. Some of the interesting clashes in the preliminary rounds […]

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Kevin Durant – old school is cool

By on April 27, 2010 in FanZone
Kevin Durant – old school is cool

NBA fans will know Kevin Durant, the young Oklahoma City forward who just became the youngest ever NBA player to win the scoring title. But that’s not the real story here. The real story is one that bodes well not just for the NBA but for the game of basketball as a whole. Kevin is […]

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