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Callowhill: Mission Accomplished for Roman Catholic Point Guard Lynn Greer III

Callowhill: Mission Accomplished for Roman Catholic Point Guard Lynn Greer III

As Lynn Greer III warmed up in the layup line before Roman Catholic High School’s game against Neumann-Goretti just over a year ago, the freshman felt pain he never suffered before. When he landed, Greer’s tendon peeled back from his knee cap, but it didn’t totally separate from the knee. So, instead of playing at […]

 

Amateur Sports: Ellis Gindraw’s Many Hats – Basketball Trainer, Coach & Community Leader

Amateur Sports: Ellis Gindraw’s Many Hats – Basketball Trainer, Coach & Community Leader

Ellis Gindraw, also known as Chuck Ellis, has quickly become a key figure in the training and coaching of Philadelphia basketball players of varying levels. Since starting Chuck Ellis Workouts Gindraw has steadily become one of the most well respected basketball trainers in the city and on the east coast. Gindraw is also an assistant coach […]

 By Nicholas Centore and Lauren Hertzler

Johannesburg: NBA Celebrates Mandela’s Birthday

Johannesburg: NBA Celebrates Mandela’s Birthday

The U.S. National Basketball Association celebrated Nelson Mandela International Day by hosting a series of youth basketball skills development clinics with the SHOUT Foundation and the Nelson Mandela Foundation at Maponya Mall in Soweto. About 60 boys and girls from various schools in the township of Soweto participated in the clinic. The basketball clinic promoted the importance of staying […]