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NBA legend and civil rights activist Bill Russell dies at 88

August 4, 2022

NBA legend Bill Russell, an 11-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics and the first black head coach in the league, passed away “peacefully” Sunday, July 31, 2022, according to a family statement from his verified Twitter account. He was 88. “It is with a very heavy heart we would like to pass along to… [Read More]

Milwaukee Bucks win ECF, head to NBA Finals for first time in 47 years

July 8, 2021

The Milwaukee Bucks are playing in an NBA Final for the first time in 47 years! To get there they defeated the Atlanta Hawks 4-2 in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Finals series. Despite not having star Giannis Antetokounmpo for the last two games due to a hyperextended left knee, the Milwaukee Bucks were able to… [Read More]

Bucks newcomer Jrue Holiday announced on Instagram he will donate the remainder of his 2020 salary to support black, small-owned businesses, including in Milwaukee

December 31, 2020

In the season of giving, professional basketball player Jrue Holiday of the Milwaukee Bucks has decided to donate the rest of his “2020 NBA salary to small Black-owned businesses, nonprofits, and initiatives,” according to an Instagram post from over the weekend. “With the COVID-19 Pandemic and heightened racial injustices in 2020, many of us have… [Read More]

It started with a knee

October 22, 2020

The NBA players and the stance they took this COVID infested season deserves a spot in history. Many people talk about the Civil Rights marches of the 60’s as defining moments in US history. The marches and speeches from that time were impactful. The stance the NBA players have taken this past season on social… [Read More]

The NBA to the rescue

August 27, 2020

COVID-19 has paralyzed the world. Many countries have issued lockdown orders and forced citizens to stay in their homes. In the USA the lockdowns have crippled businesses across the country. COVID-based restrictions has forced many school districts to adopt virtual learning platforms. The NBA has come to the rescue just when it seemed the wheels… [Read More]

Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna die in helicopter crash

January 30, 2020

NBA legend Kobe Bryant and one of his daughters were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, CA, on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Bryant was 41. Bryant was on his way to a youth basketball game with his daughter Gianna Bryant, who was 13, when the helicopter crashed, sources said. Los Angeles… [Read More]

Milwaukee Bucks star required. Giannis Antetokounmpo wins NBA MVP Award

June 27, 2019

During the 2013 NBA draft, analyst Fran Fraschilla introduced Giannis Antetokounmpo, a raw and relatively unknown 18-yearold from Greece, as the evening’s “most mysterious” prospect. Six years later, the Milwaukee Bucks forward earned a significantly more prestigious superlative: Most Valuable Player (MVP). The NBA announced Monday, June 24, 2019, that Antetokounmpo had claimed MVP honors… [Read More]