Monthly Archives: January 2013

Jo Jo Hunter Comes Home

Here’s a column on former Mackin star Jo Jo Hunter:


Jeff Green Dunks on Anniversary of Heart Surgery

Northwestern H.S. grad Jeff Green scored 14 points, including a dunk, on the anniversary of his hear surgery to treat an aortic aneurysm:

The former Georgetown star has been a key player for the Boston Celtics this season.


Roger Mason’s Fourth Quarter Burst Leads Hornets

The New Orleans Hornets rode a 15 point fourth quarter by Good Counsel grad Roger Mason to defeat the Houston Rockets 88-79:


Jamal Board Tribute: Post Your Comments, Memories, or Condolences

This blog has served as a “family” forum after the city lost figures such as Ducey Smith, Ed Epps, Coach McKinley Armstrong, Aubrey Nash, Lionel Harris, and Tommy Branch. Feel free to express your sympathies or fond recollections of Jamal Board, AKA The Silent Assassin.

May he live forever in your memories.


Jamar Board AKA The Silent Assassin: The Videos

YouTube memories of a jumper that was wet:

Not a bad handle for a jumpshooter either. NYC has plenty of guards and plenty of ballhandlers, but none of them, from Karim Reid to Shammgod Wells to Kenny Satterfield to Ed Cota to Jamal Tinsley to Rafer “Skip To My Lou” Alston, to Sebastian Telfair, could shoot. Some of the aforementioned couldn’t even score. DC guards get buckets (e.g. John Austin, Austin Carr, Archie Talley, Jo Jo Hunter, Stacy Robinson, Curt Smith, Louis Bullock, Randolph Childress, Scottie Reynolds, Nolan Smith)

Kevin Durant, Jarrett Jack, Jeff Green & Others Pay Tribute to Jamar Board

“The Silent Assassin” may be gone, but he’s not forgotten:

No wonder And1 came inside “The Gates”, and left without a “w”. Much respect.


Jamar “The Silent Assassin” Board

Here’s another appreciation of the late Jamar Board:

The Silent Assassin of Barry Farms: Jamar Board Dies

DC Basketball notes the recent death of local scoring sensation Jamar “The Silent Assassin” Board.

Board went for 75 points in a notorious Urban Coalition game, a lot of it on three-pointers (see clip):