September 12, 2012

Play Like It’s Your Last Day on Earth

This is Julie, my wife. We're having a baby, we'll, she's having the baby...she's en fuego, can't you tell?  Send good vibes, enjoy the time with people you care a about and play like it's your last day on earth...    CONTINUE READING

September 6, 2012

LNBP Runs it Back Thursday

You can check a few games out online tonight in the LNBP out of Mexico. The most interesting match up of the night happens to be online, that's right you can check the Pioneros as they entertain the Correcaminos in Cancun. Both teams are 1-0. Watch the guard play, Akeem Scott, a standout for Jamaica's NT tore up the Soles in the Pioneros first win, will he do the same to the Correcaminos tonight? Keep your eye on the expansion Gansos who play the Barreteros, the Osos, who won their first game as an expansion team, take on the Halcones of…CONTINUE READING

September 5, 2012

LNBP Opens in Mexico

Here's a few #hoopnuggets from opening night in Mexico's LNBP last night: The Pioneros Akeem Scott, who will give squads fits because of his quickness, picked apart the visiting Soles of Mexicali going for 23 in an opening night win. The Soles shot miserably from threelandia (26%). Newcomer Nicchaeus Doaks didn't disappoint in his LNBP debut going for 21...The Guerreros returned to the LNBP mix with a 92-72 win over another 2012 expansion squad in the Gansos...You might recognize the Guerreros' Travis Gabidon and the Gansos'…CONTINUE READING

August 31, 2012



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August 27, 2012

Busy Pre Season in LNBP

This past weekend was busy for a few LNBP teams who came to Southern California to  gear up for the 2012-2013 season. The Soles of Mexicali finished up their US tour with a pair of wins in San Diego getting little resistance from the San Diego Surf this past Saturday and Sunday. Niccheaus Doaks, Mike Fraser, Justin Griffin and Michael Lizarraga, who will likely be the core of the Soles attack this season saw medium action against the Surf though showed a defensive intensity and noticeable chemistry while on the floor together.  Doaks and…CONTINUE READING

August 23, 2012

LNBP Pre Season Rolls on in SoCal

The Soles of Mexicali are one of a few teams doing US tours this week to prepare for the LNBP season which tips September 4. Today, the Soles are in Orange County today to take on the Nova Stars. Thursday they'll face the Elite Talent Exchange and the LA Slam on Friday. They'll travel south to San Diego to face the San Diego Surf for two games before returning to Mexicali to complete the rest of their pre season. The Halcones of Xalapa will run it back tonight for the second game this week against the LA All Stars who beat Xalapa by two…CONTINUE READING

August 21, 2012

LNBP: Halcones Xalapa Prep In LA

(via Halcones Xalapa-original release in Spanish below) The Halcones of Xalapa are one of Mexico's top squads and have the funds to hit the road. They arrived in LA last night to prep for the upcoming LNBP season which tips September 4th. They're scheduled to play six games, two against South Korea's National Team reserves and four others against yet to be named D League, IBL and Drew League squads. Xalapa is still searching for a third foreigner to sign before the LNBP season tips in a few weeks. (photo: Halcones Xalapa)   Xalapa,…CONTINUE READING

August 21, 2012

Proof of Game: Daryl Jones

Daryl Jones at the 2011 En Fuego Hoops Proof of Game (POG) Showcase at San Diego State University. Daryl was a showcase All Star and played against Soles of Mexicali (LNBP-Mexico) in a pre season exhibition game with the En Fuego Hoops All Star team.CONTINUE READING

August 20, 2012

Proof of Game: Marcus Bennett

Marcus Bennett at the 2011 En Fuego Hoops Proof of Game (POG) Showcase at San Diego State University. Marcus was a showcase All Star and leading scorer. Bennett was recruited by University of Michigan's Tommy Amaker, Conference USA Champion and an A-10 regular season champion.CONTINUE READING

August 17, 2012

LNBP Pre Season: Soles vs Full Force Hoops

Tonight the Soles of Mexicali get their pre season on and will finally get to battle someone else other than themselves. After three a day's for the last few weeks, the Soles, who play in the LNBP, Mexico's top division, will get their first test of the 2012-2013 season against Full Force Hoops who is visiting from Los Angeles, CA. The Soles will debut new additions import additions Nicchaeus Doaks, and Mike Fraser, along with a few other faces still vying for a final roster spot for the upcoming season. Jose Luis Bucio and Justin Griffin…CONTINUE READING

August 15, 2012

G Jason Starr

This is G Jason Star doing work in the LA Summer Pro League...#PLIYLDOECONTINUE READING

August 10, 2012

Howard Reportedly Going to Lakers

(via "WINNER: The Lakers Couldn't have played it any more perfectly these past six months: never biting on Orlando's "No, we need Gasol AND Bynum" power play, steadfastly refusing to assume Hedo Turkoglu's lousy contract in any Bynum deal, and pretending they weren't that interested in Howard (even though the league's third-best player was potentially falling into their laps). Once Howard's most likely suitor (Brooklyn) panicked about losing Deron Williams and guaranteed their non-Howard future, the Lakers…CONTINUE READING

August 8, 2012

6’5 (195.8 cm) 200 LBS (91 kg) Olympia Reign Guard Brandan Striplin

(via CapitalBstrip) Highlights and footage of 6'5 (195.8 cm) 200 LBS (91 kg) Olympia Reign Guard Brandan Striplin #5, 7, and 21, through his first season of professional basketball.CONTINUE READING

August 6, 2012

Delonte Holland Latest Addition to Xalapa’s Roster

(original release in Spanish via Halcones Xalapa) Delonte Holland is the second import signed by the Halcones of Xalapa for the upcoming LNBP season which opens September 4th. Holland will add some versatility at the forward position and brings pro experience from Europe, South America and the Dominican Republic.   Llega el segundo jugador que ocupará plaza de extranjero en el equipo emplumado a partir de este lunes. Delonte Holland un excelente jugador con gran experiencia,  cuenta con 29 años de edad,  2.01 de estatura…CONTINUE READING

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