BALTIMORE – Junior small forward Tiwian Kendley, originally from Harlem, New York City, will be back on the basketball court this fall for Morgan State University. He has been out of regulation basketball for a year since playing with Lamar Community College (JUCO) in Denver.
LAS VEGAS – Chicago Bulls rookie phenom Denzel Valentine had ice water in his veins after he dropped a game-winning three-pointer in overtime to defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves 84-82 on July 18. Valentine’s game-winning stroke allowed the Bulls to win the Las Vegas Summer League Championship despite him going 0-for-6 through the first three quarters of play.
Team Takeover EYBL 17u rallies late to beat The District 17u
In a matchup that featured the top AAU programs in Maryland, The District took on Team Takeover on July 16. The game was close through the entire first half as The District led by three going into halftime.
CAPITOL HEIGHTS – When the 2016 Olympic Games begin in Rio, Antuanne Russell will join the likes of former DMV Olympians such as Clarence Vinson (2000, Bronze Medal), Charles Mooney (1976), Louis Curtis (1976), along with the greatest Olympian from the DMV, Sugar Ray Leonard (1976, Gold Medal).
WASHINGTON D.C. – One of tennis’ most hyped prospects, Hyattsville native Frances Tiafoe, put his skills on display against French journeyman Adrian Mannarino late Monday night at the Citi Open at Rock Creek Park Tennis Center.