Tag Archives: pro ball

  • Brittney Griner First Pick of the Draft: Hello Phoenix Mercury

    Apr 18, 13 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Brittney Griner is basketball’s most talked about female athlete right now. After leaving her college team with an impact so great, professional NBA coaches have considered recruiting her. But she’s got a team now in the WNBA. The Phoenix Mercury scooped up the Baylor center during the draft Monday night. “It’s a dream come true. […]

  • Allen Iverson Looking to Make China His Basketball Home

    May 5, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *Allen Iverson still has love for the game and is trying desperately to get signed somewhere. Currently he’s checking out the Chinese basketball market. He played Sunday night with the US Legends against the CBA champs, Stephon Marbury’s Beijing Ducks, a charity event. Iverson, 37, arrived in Shanghai on Thursday for a two-week promotional basketball […]

  • Tamika Catchings Deaf but Not Defeated

    Oct 28, 10 by Brittney M. Walker 2 Comments

    *Thirty-year-old Tamika Catchings has a testimony like no other. The young lady was born with a hearing deficiency and has developed a speech impediment. Despite her shortcomings, she has become a successful basketball player to represent Team USA at the World Games. As a child, she was teased a lot by her insensitive peers. One […]