Monthly Archives: May 2008

Park Product: Einstein Grad Lavell Merritt is Ph.D Candidate

Hats off to former Einstein H.S. (Silver Spring) player Lavell Merritt, Jr., a doctoral candidate at Texas A & M. Merritt graces this month’s cover of Port of Harlem magazine, in a story about Blacks involved in the “green” movement. He’s the one in the park ranger uni.



I.S.A.A.- A D.C. Anniversary

Courtesy of The Black Fives Blog:


Hang Out With The Legends And Organizers

Meet and mingle with former players and their families, All-Mets and splinter-gatherers, and everyone in between, all welcome, free of charge, from 2-7 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at WOW Cafe & Wingery, 800 E. Shopers Way (next to the Magic Johnson Theatres), Largo, Md. The organizers of DC Basketball will also be on hand.

Call 301-680-1979, or 301-520-2292 for more info.

See you there (bring your memories).


Sidat-Singh: Washington Wonder and ’43 Bear

Long before the early death of Ernie Davis, long before rumors that Barack Obama is Muslim, Wilmeth-Sidat Singh of the Washington Bears’ basketball team blazed a trail for athletes and aviators to come:

More on The Man:


John Thompson III Named USA Basketball Assistant

The apple doesn’t fall far from the 6’10” tree:


DC Basketball In The City Paper- Back in the Day

Eleven years is a long time:


Michael Beasley and Kevin Durant Could Become Sonic Boom

Future teammates?