BAKERSFIELD, August 10, 2013 – The Bakersfield Jam announced today that the team will hold five sets of open tryouts for the 2013-14 season. Tryouts will be held in Bakersfield and in its NBA affiliate markets (Los Angeles, Phoenix, Atlanta and Salt Lake City). The first tryout will be held in Los Angeles on September […]

By James Blackburn Game Scouted: Duke @ Wake Forest Duke Wins 75-70 Box Score Seth Curry (6’2”, G, SR) Stats 7-17 FG, 1-6 3 pt FG, 6-7 FT, 2 reb, 2 assist, 1 TO, 1 blk, 21 TP Strengths Came out and really impacted the game on the defensive end, which I did not expect. […]

By James Blackburn On Sunday October 9, 2011, 18 players converged at the Fleming Center on the campus of UNCG to compete on the last day of training camp for a coveted roster spot on the newly established Carolina Cheetahs of the American Basketball Association ( Players were put through a full 2 1/2 hour […]

JAM TO HOLD OPEN TRYOUTS Tryouts to take place in Bakersfield and NBA Affiliate Markets (Phoenix & Toronto) BAKERSFIELD, August 25, 2011 – The Bakersfield Jam announced today that the team will hold three sets of open tryouts for the 2011-12 season. Detailed information for all is as follows: ˜ Phoenix Area – Saturday and […]

By Marcus Shockley The president of the National Basketball Association players’ association, Derek Fisher, speaks to reporters after taking part in contract negotiations between the NBA and the players association in New York June 30, 2011. The NBA was on the verge of its first work stoppage in 13 years after negotiations over a new […]

By Marcus Shockley Last year, when three support assistants under then-Clemson coach Oliver Purnell brainstormed the concept of a conference for up-and-coming support staff such as themselves, they weren’t really sure the idea had legs. However, after lining up a sponsor for the event and speakers, they realized that it was viable – and they […]

By James Blackburn 1. What has your experience been like playing in Spain this season, being that this is your rookie year playing professional basketball? My experience playing here in Spain my first year has been a blessing. It has been a great learning experience. As a team we had a lot of expectations to […]

We’ve been continuing to follow the career of Gio Woods, as well as other players that we’ve scouted at various places, as they move their professional basketball careers overseas. The latest on Woods is that he is starting for Tenerife Baloncesto who competes in the EBA league in Spain. On the video he is number […]