Monthly Archives: March 2011

Nolan Smith Named to Wooden All-American Team

Local boy Nolan Smith is named college All-American:

…The ten-player men’s team includes Jimmer Fredette, BYU; Ben Hansbrough, Notre Dame; JaJuan Johnson, Purdue; Kawhi Leonard, San Diego State; Marcus Morris, Kansas; Jacob Pullen, Kansas State; Nolan Smith, Duke; Jared Sullinger, Ohio State; Kemba Walker, Connecticut; and Derrick Williams, Arizona…


D.C. City Title Game Not What It Used To Be

Interesting piece on the city championship game- then and now:


Delonte West And Jeff Green Share D.C. Roots

Boston Celtics’ guard Delonte West and forward Jeff Green go way back:

West played at Eleanor Roosevelt, Green starred at Northwestern.


Barry Farms League MVP Omar Weaver Wanted For Carjacking

A local star of the Goodman League is a crime suspect:


Kermit Washington Lends Aid to Kenya

Coolidge grad and last college player to average 20 points and 20 rebounds, is a hands on philanthropist. We have interviewed him for our upcoming documentary:


50th Anniversary of a Night Elgin Baylor Made Special

Former Spingarn star in news for something other than his lawsuit againsr Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling:


Cork Dunks: When The Maryland All-Stars Visited Ireland

Nice City Paper feature about a 1981 tour that included eventual Notre Dame coach Mike Brey here:


DC Basketball: The Movie

We are producing a documentary that chronices the local game. If you have scrapbooks, team photos, or h.s. yearbooks, game film/footage or videotape, images, or great stories that would enhance this film, please e-mail me at, or call Penn Greene at 770-374-4750. Interviews, still photo collection, location scouting, and funding have already begun.

The website at is being refurbished, and will launch w/ a new look, new features, and corrected information regarding All-Met teams, after March 14,


The Two Sid Catlett’s, DeMatha and Jazz

Nice feature on Sid Catlett, pere and fils:


Amaker Leads Harvard to Ivy Title

W.T. Woodson grad Tommy Amaker guides Harvard to a share of the Ivy League basketball championship. Locals Floyd Lewis, James Brown, Bob Ferry, Jr. played there: