Memphis vs Gtown Confirmed

18 06 2007

Georgetown seems to be getting alot of respect back since the Final Four run of last season. Memphis has just added Georgetown to play at the FedEx Forum in Memphis,TN. What a place to play basketball. I know i will be there for the action.

The Tigers will postpone a game with Mississippi one season so the series can begin this year. Memphis won’t play the Rebels again until 2008-09 in Memphis and 2009-10 in Oxford.

“This Georgetown game adds to what was already a great home schedule,” Calipari said in a statement. “I, too, want to thank Mississippi head coach Andy Kennedy for working with us, and I appreciate his help.”

Georgetown lost to Ohio State in the Final Four and finished 30-7 last season. Memphis went 33-4, losing in the regional semifinals for a second straight season.

Memphis will visit Georgetown in the 2008-09 season with the series taking a break in 2009-10 before the Hoyas visit Memphis in 2010-11 with the Tigers going back to Georgetown the next season.

“This Georgetown game is a big event, and I’m sure it will be on national television, which allows us to showcase our university, city and basketball program,” Memphis athletic director R.C. Johnson said.





Im back from the Break

18 06 2007

Okay i know i was suppose to keep the content coming, but with the Wizards getting knocked out of the playoffs and the boring NBA Finals. Nothing much was going on until June 11th. That’s the start of the Goodman League. Washington’s Premier streetball league. If you dont’ know where Barry Farms is just ask any black person and they will tell you the rules.

I got alot of content for the summer, with access to players and news it’s going to be busy again. I have been around GW’s  campus watching Carl Elliot work out for the draft. I can say that Carl is looking good he just needs to push himself harder. Also during the workout i get to see Pops and Mike Hall work out with the mighty Keith Williams trainer to the best players in the area. So im back and lets get this started……





Caron picks Mayweather to win it all…..

4 05 2007

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“Mayweather is the best fighter of this era. He has overcome adversity, works hard, and will win on Saturday night.”





Coach Thompson wins NABC Coach of the Year Award !!!

30 04 2007

The National Association of Basketball Coaches has named Coach John Thompson III 2007 National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Coach of the Year. Thompson, in his third year at Georgetown, followed a sweet 16 appearance in 2006 with a BIG EAST regular season Championship, a BIG EAST Tournament Championship and an NCAA East Regional Championship. The return to the Final Four was Georgetown’s 1st since 1985 when Hall of Fame Coach John Thompson Jr. mentored the Hoyas. Georgetown compiled a 30-7 record for the 2007 season and was 19-2 in their last 21 games.

Thompson Highlights
• Named the 2007 National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Coach of the Year

• Named the 2006 winner of the Fritz Pollard Award as the Black Coaches Association’s Male Coach of the Year

• Finalist for the Naismith Coach of the Year Award all three years at Georgetown

• Defeated 9 top 25 teams over his tenure at Georgetown

• Amassed a record of 70-27 at GU

• Has a record of 138-71 in his seven years as a head coach

• Has won four league championships and reached the postseason six times in his first seven years as a head coach

• Coached four All-Americans, four league Players of the Year, and three league Rookies of the Year

• Led Princeton to the 2001 Ivy League title and the NCAA tournament in his first season as a head coach

• In five seasons as an assistant coach at Princeton, won three Ivy League championships and made five consecutive postseason appearances

• Helped coach Princeton to a Top 10 national ranking in 1997-98 and Top 25 rankings in back-to-back years

•As a player, ranks third on Princeton’s all-time assist list with 358

• While a captain at Princeton earned the B.F. Bunn MVP Award Trophy for his contribution to Princeton basketball





BasketballLifestyle makes top 100 blog post of the day !!!!

27 04 2007

With us being a blog less then a month. We have been on the radar and we are climbing as the world turns. Our content has found a niche market and we want to continue to make our readers happy. Thank you all

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Like your gonna get in VIP !!!!!

27 04 2007

With the Wizards down 0-2 what would make any regular Washingtonian party with the Cavs? So you think your gonna be at the party of the year or you think you gonna meet all the fly women? Let me wake you up out of your dreams….

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10. Your name isn’t on the List

9. You don’t know any of Larry or Lebron’s boys

8. You don’t play in the League

7. Just because you party there on the regular don’t mean your getting in the club

6. Your fake bling and rent money won’t make you look like a baller

5. If you read the unprinted fine print it clearly states only VIP will be able to get into VIP

4. You won’t get to talk to them one on one

3. Your outfit isn’t going to let you in unless your Buffy the Body

2. Your press credential won’t get you into party

1. You aren’t on the team nor do you know anybody so stay home and soak it up





The Season never ends…….

25 04 2007

When the season ends, thats when the real work begins for many ballers. BasketballLifesyle took a look at the ballers of GW. With Carl Elliott putting in work for the upcoming NBA Draft, his season is never over until Draft night. Former Colonial JR Pinnock is back home after playing in the NBDL this past season. And he is on a mission to have his name in a Washington Wizards jersey like his former teammate Mike Hall. Stay tuned all as we provide weekly photos,interviews and video……..

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