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…

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

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/03/06/AR2011030603364_pf.html

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Delonte West And Jeff Green Share D.C. Roots

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

http://www.nesn.com/2011/03/celtics-delonte-west-jeff-green-share-childhood-roots-in-suburban-washington-dc.html

West played at Eleanor Roosevelt, Green starred at Northwestern.

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Barry Farms League MVP Omar Weaver Wanted For Carjacking

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

http://washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime-punishment/2011/03/stupid-crimes-dc-streetball-legend-wanted-armed-carjacking

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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:

http://www.oregonlive.com/nba/index.ssf/2011/03/kermit_washington.html

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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:

http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2011/03/26/1936857/a-superstar-elgin-baylor-nobody.html

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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:

http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/articles/40554/dunk-o-the-irish-remembering-a-maryland-all-star-teams

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