Kid Reporter Blogs: Basketball

Will Forbes

Coach Larry Brown Turns Around Another Program 11

  • Posted by: Will Forbes
  • March 6, 2014, 4:00 PM

On April 19, 2012, Southern Methodist University introduced Hall of Famer Larry Brown as its new head basketball coach. Brown was replacing another coach with North Carolina ties, Matt Doherty, at the helm of the SMU Mustangs.

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Natalie Wexler

Bracket Madness! 22

  • Posted by: Natalie Wexler
  • February 12, 2014, 5:49 PM

It’s almost March, and for college basketball fans that means filling in brackets for March Madness. Unfortunately, filling in the perfect bracket is almost literally impossible.

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Max Ferregur

Shocks and Surprises of the NBA Season 3

  • Posted by: Max Ferregur
  • February 4, 2014, 11:58 AM

Who would have thought in the beginning of the season that the Portland Trail Blazers would have a better record than the Miami Heat? The Blazers’ chemistry has been heating up their defense, their ball movement, and their shooting. More »

Logan Schayes

Mark Eaton: The REALLY Big Man! 3

  • Posted by: Logan Schayes
  • January 29, 2014, 12:40 PM

What are the odds? How can someone who only got three minutes of playing time during his high school career, and only 47 minutes of playing time at a major college program, become an NBA All-Star?


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Will Forbes

Rick Carlisle: Leading by Example 3

  • Posted by: Will Forbes
  • January 10, 2014, 2:14 PM

Rick Carlisle, the head coach of the Dallas Mavericks, has an extremely difficult job. During the NBA season, Carlisle is tasked with bonding together a group of 15 fully-grown men, most of whom have multimillion dollar guaranteed contracts. Each of these men has spent his whole life training and preparing to get to this level, yet sometimes they lack motivation to work as hard as they can. More »

Logan Schayes

My Q&A with Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban 3

  • Posted by: Logan Schayes
  • September 4, 2013, 5:08 PM

I met Mark Cuban at the NBA All-Star Game in Houston last February and got really excited about the chance to sit down with him for an interview. When I asked for the interview he said that he would be happy to answer any questions and to send him an email. This is how he typically does interviews, by email. So I gave him my best kid smile and asked if I could PLEASE interview him in person.

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Ally Minker

My First NBA Game Was a Night to Remember 99

  • Posted by: Ally Minker
  • May 31, 2013, 5:06 PM

Last week I had the privilege of attending my first NBA game at American Airlines Arena in Miami. It was quite a first game to attend! Anyone who saw Heat-Pacers Game 1 on TV knows how truly amazing it was. More »

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