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MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Judge orders reinstatement of girls prep basketball player

MONTGOMERY, Ala.  —Jan 11, 2019—An Alabama judge has temporarily reinstated the eligibility of suspended girls prep basketball player Maori Davenport. Pike County Circuit Judge Sonny Reagan on Friday issued an order stopping the Alabama High School Athletic Association from disqualifying Davenport until the court rules on a complaint filed by the teen’s parents. Davenport, a … Continue reading MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Judge orders reinstatement of girls prep basketball player

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama lawmakers urge prep officials to reinstate player

MONTGOMERY, Ala. —Jan 08, 2019—Suspended prep basketball player Maori Davenport has addressed Alabama’s Republican and Democratic caucuses about her situation. Davenport and her parents visited the Statehouse Tuesday and several lawmakers have urged the Alabama High School Athletic Association to reinstate the player. USA Basketball gave her an $857.20 check for “lost wages” after she … Continue reading MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama lawmakers urge prep officials to reinstate player

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Girls basketball player remains benched for $857.20 check

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — January 07, 2019—One of the nation’s top girls high school basketball players appears likely to remain benched for her entire senior season after spending part of last summer playing with USA Basketball. Maori Davenport, who received an $857.20 check from USA Basketball that was later repaid, has been trying to get into … Continue reading MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Girls basketball player remains benched for $857.20 check

MONTGOMERY, Ala | Alabama HS officials defend move to suspend Team USA star

MONTGOMERY, Ala — January 07, 2019— Alabama high school officials are defending the season-long suspension of a top girls basketball player over money she received from USA Basketball. Charles Henderson High School senior and Rutgers signee Maori Davenport was ruled ineligible this season on Nov. 30 after receiving an $857.20 check from USA Basketball for “lost … Continue reading MONTGOMERY, Ala | Alabama HS officials defend move to suspend Team USA star

HOUSTON | Anthony signs 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston Rockets

HOUSTON — Carmelo Anthony signed a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Houston Rockets on Monday. Anthony was traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Atlanta Hawks last month before the Hawks released him. Houston general manager Daryl Morey announced the signing and the Rockets posted a picture on social media of Anthony signing … Continue reading HOUSTON | Anthony signs 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston Rockets

DURHAM, N.C. | Krzyzewski: No ‘plan of execution’ for NCAA hoops reforms

DURHAM, N.C. — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski doesn’t believe the NCAA coordinated its reforms well enough. Speaking two days after the governing body announced numerous changes following a high-profile corruption scandal in college basketball, Krzyzewski on Friday said he approves the intent behind the changes but added that “they don’t have a plan of execution.” … Continue reading DURHAM, N.C. | Krzyzewski: No ‘plan of execution’ for NCAA hoops reforms

INDIANAPOLIS| APNewsBreak: Hoops panel says ban cheats, end 1-and-done

INDIANAPOLIS — The Commission on College Basketball sharply directed the NCAA to take control of the sport, calling for sweeping reforms to separate pro and college tracks, permit players to return to school after going undrafted by the NBA and ban cheating coaches for life. The independent commission, led by former Secretary of State Condoleezza … Continue reading INDIANAPOLIS| APNewsBreak: Hoops panel says ban cheats, end 1-and-done