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    ‘Trotters to retire jerseys of Harrison, Ausbie

    By BASN Wire Services   ATLANTA — The Harlem Globetrotters will honor two of its most famous players during the upcoming 2017 world tour, by retiring the numbers of both Tex...

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    U.S. women’s Olympic team by the numbers

    By BASN Wire Services   Here are some facts and figures about the U.S. women’s Olympic team entering the 2016 Rio Olympics: 1: The U.S. women’s national team is ranked No. 1 in the...

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    U.S. men’s Olympic team by the numbers

    By BASN Wire Services   Here are some facts and figures about the U.S. men’s Olympic team entering the 2016 Rio Olympics: 1: The U.S. men’s national team is ranked No. 1 in the...

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    First Black NBA Player Debuted Halloween Night, 1950

      By Black Fives Foundation On October 30, 2007  · 6 Comments · In History, NBA, Race    This is a guest post written exclusively for The Black Fives Blog by...

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    The Original Nexus of Blacks and Jews in Basketball (Parts 6-7 of 9)

    by Claude Johnson During the 1910s, a Lower East Side basketball coach brought Jewish Americans and African Americans together in the sport for the first time. Who was he? What did...

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    The Original Nexus of Blacks and Jews in Basketball pt1-2

    This article first apppeared on www.blackfives.org During the 1910s, a Lower East Side basketball coach brought African Americans and Jewish Americans together in the sport for the first time. Who was...

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    NBA BLACK HEAD COACHES 2014

    by:- Gary Norris Gray- BASN STAFF REPORTER As the 2014 professional basketball season comes to a close with their conference finals the more things change the more they remain the same....

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    Allen Iverson officially announces his retirement

    NORTH CAROLINA (BASN)—Former NBA Most Valuable Player and 11-time NBA All-Star Allen Iverson, according to SlamMagazine, is officially announcing his retirement. Therefore, we, at blackathlete.net would like to thank him for...

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    Little Tupac, with a wicked jump shot

    NORTH CAROLINA (BASN)—Former NBA Most Valuable Player and 11-time NBA All-Star Allen Iverson’s name appeared in the news again last week. This time it involved a contract to play for the...

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    Stoudemire Working on His Knicks Return

    Other Knicks Vie for Better Health to Keep Knicks atop East NEW YORK, (BASN) – It’s been a bitter and sometime sweet tenure for Amare Stoudemire in terms of health and...

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