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I could have titled this article “I don’t give a damn about your shoes”, because it would effectively have the same meaning, but I wanted to approach this subject more subjectively and how it relates to my philosophy for Basketball Elite, why we scout the way we do and how we go about attending events. […]

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All-County Awards Player of the Year: Trinity Christian Point Guard Dennis Smith Jr. Rookie of the Year: Northwood Temple Point Guard Dakari Johnson Hand Down Man Down Award (Best Shooter): Village Christian Michael Hueitt Jr. & Northwood Temple James Wilson Hustle/High Motor Award: Westover HS Senior Forward Jozef Vanderhorst Teams of the Year: Terry Sanford HS, […]

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The second annual Super 60 Showdown, organized by GetMeRecruited.com, was held at Knightdale High School near Raleigh, NC on March 21 and it was a loaded event, with top talent from the state and multiple media outlets in attendance. Former NC State and NBA star Chris Washburn shared his own experiences and cautionary tales with […]

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ST. LOUIS (USBWA) – Virginia’s Tony Bennett is the 2014-15 recipient of the Henry Iba Award, presented annually to the national coach of the year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. The award, voted on by the entire membership of the USBWA, is based on regular-season performance. Bennett will be formally presented with the Henry […]

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Forbes, which is always happy to share lists of the most highly paid or wealthiest people in the world, has compiled a new list of highest paid college coaches: Coaches are a different matter. Far from the amateur ranks, experienced and winning coaches get CEO-sized compensation from big public and private universities. More than an […]

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The 2015 Triad High School All-Star game and related events are all set for March 22, 2015. The games, the dunk contest and the skill events are all being broadcast by NetCastSports.com, and here is a handy list of links for all of the games. Tentative official schedule is at the bottom of this article. […]

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Adidas may have dropped its deal with the NBA for the official jersey sponsor, but they are still all in on the grassroots and AAU scene, announcing the Adidas Gauntlet Series dates yesterday. These events should be loaded with top level talent that should rival Nike’s EYBL. There are 3 events listed in the Gauntlet […]

Notre Dame's Zach Auguste (30) celebrates after making a foul shot with time running down in the second half of an NCAA tournament second round college basketball game against Northeastern, Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Pittsburgh. Notre Dame won 69-65 to advance to the third round. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) “Bubble Team” is a term that gets heavy use starting around mid-February and peaks on Selection Sunday every year, when the NCAA Selection Committee has to decide which of the teams who have no chance of winning a title had a ‘good enough’ season to be included in the Big Dance, […]

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Event: Hoopseen Elite Preview 2015 Date: March 14, 2015 Location: SSA Cobb (Cobb County, GA) Players: Georgia’s classes of 2016, 2017, and 2018. The Elite Preview was an invite only one-day showcase of Georgia’s best talent in the 2016, 2017, and 2018 classes hosted by HoopSeen. The Preview consisted of skills and drills as well […]

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Adidas has decided not renew it’s contract with the National Basketball League according to a new report from the NY Times: According to a person familiar with the situation, the league informed Adidas last week that it was going to open up the bidding to other companies, and the N.B.A. is expected to announce a […]