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High School Basketball
Do you miss basketball yet? Soccer’s cool and all, and baseball is just getting good, but if you miss watching guys throw a leather sphere through the ol’ peach basket, we’ve got just the thing for you: The FIBA Americas Championship for under-18-year-olds starts today.
How the hell does a 7-foot-5 kid average 1.3 blocks per game?!?
Things That Go Bump In The Night: Is This Video Proof That Coach Didn’t Contact Ref In Controversial HS Incident?
Time for high school league administrators to acknowledge the invention of the video camera?
Those refs are still running … they were last seen jogging down Interstate 95 toward Houston, with angry parents trailing behind waving video cameras.
Top High School Basketball Recruit Is 7-Foot-1, Plays Like Guard, Is Terrifyingly Good And Named ‘Thon’
Meet Thon Maker, the No. 1 high school sophomore basketball recruit in the nation, who probably eats lunch with John Calipari three times a week and the other four with Calipari-selected Kentucky sorority girls. He’s like Tron, except that he’s a person and a 7-footer who appears to play like a guard.
See where the kid is? Well, he immediately put the ball up and MADE A GAME-WINNER.
God wants overtime, God gets overtime. Simple as that.
Much is often made of former athletes’ struggle to adapt to “normal” lives when their careers end, how they miss fan adoration so terribly that they don’t know what to do with themselves. We’re not sure that’s what happened with Mike Bibby here – but we are sure that he milked this moment for all it was worth.
Helpful Tip To High School Girls: Don’t Photograph Yourselves Nazi-Saluting While Wearing Your Basketball Uniforms
Here we have a photo from Greely High School in Cumberland, Maine, in which two girls give the Nazi salute while a third girl gives double peace signs. They’re not-so-closet racists, apparently, and hate a Jewish teammate of theirs, according to some of their previous tweets.
Welcome back to “How To Be The Coolest Kid In Your School,” SportsGrid’s infrequently-recurring chronicle of insane plays by high school athletes. Today’s edition of HTBTCKIYS showcases not one, but three terrific plays by a Montana high school basketball team that is apparently addicted to buzzer beaters. The video’s been around a few days now, but just came to our attention today, and we’re confident you’ll see why we couldn’t resist posting. [The Guardian]