Harlem’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Elaborates on New Book About John Wooden

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played under John Wooden at UCLA from 1966-1969, but the player and coach remained friends for the next 40 years, until Wooden’s death in 2010 at 99. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mohamed Bamba And Others Join The Naismith Trophy High School Boys All-America Team

USA Today HS reports that the all-senior first team are senior center Mohamed Bamba from Harlem, N.Y., Westtown School (West Chester, Pa.), and IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) senior point guard Trevon Duval from Wilmington, Del., are part of the 2017 Naismith High School Boys’ All-American team announced Wednesday by the Atlanta Tipoff Club Continue Reading →

Retrospect Of The Charles Oakley Situation

By Mike Robinson

Charles Oakley and James Dolan clashed heads at The Garden on national television earlier this February, and the situation has just kept getting stranger and stranger for Knicks‘ fans in Harlem and all of the other boroughs. Continue Reading →

Nick’s Little Ballers Indiana, With All Star And Harlem Fave Skylar Diggins

Nickelodeon presents the triumphant story of six dynamic and diverse young female basketball players in Little Ballers Indiana, a three-part docu-series from WNBA All Star Skylar Diggins. Continue Reading →

Amazin 583-Foot Basketball Shot By Harlem Globetrotter Buckets Blakes (Video)

For the first annual World Trick Shot Day, Harlem Globetrotter Buckets Blakes went 58 stories high on the Tower of the Americas in San Antonio, Texas to make an incredible shot. Continue Reading →

New York Knicks Struggle Early But Future Looks Bright

knicks-and-derrick-rose-sliderBy Mike Robinson

The New York Knicks came into this season with expectations as high as they’ve been this decade. Phil Jackson‘s reputation as a basketball genius had come into question, but with off season acquisitions Continue Reading →

Atlanta: Dwight Howard Encourages Kids to Stop Bullying, From Harlem To Hollywood With Cartoon Network

dwight-howard-and-kids1Shout out to the folks in Atlanta, the Cartoon Network hosted an event with Dwight Howard, the starting center for the Atlanta Hawks, at Chuck E. Cheese’s yesterday as part of their 7thannual Stop Bullying: Speak Up campaign. Continue Reading →

Oklahoma City: Russell Westbrook And True Religion Launch Capsule Collection At Pop-Up

rw2 Harlem World Magazine got an exclusive behind-scenes peek at Russell Westbrook’s launch of his collection True Religion, True Religion hosted a pop up shop on Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at the Midtown Art Gallery in Oklahoma City. Continue Reading →

Swee’pea: The Story of Lloyd Daniels And Other Playground Basketball Legends

swee pea in harlem1In this updated edition of Swee’pea: The Story of Lloyd Daniels and Other Playground Basketball Legendsa lost classic of sports writing, authors John Valenti and Ron Naclerio chronicle the life of Lloyd Daniels, one of New York City’s most legendary basketball players. Continue Reading →

Amber Riley And MAJOR Sing For ‘Change’ In New Anthem At WNBA Sparks Game (Audio/Photos)

la21Last weekend, The WNBA’s L.A. Sparks invited mega-producer Harmony Samuels’ new artist MAJOR and Amber Riley GLEE to sing their latest single/anthem “Change Right Now,” in response to the recent tragedies that have taken place (i.e: Alton Sterling, Philander Castile, Orlando), that has affected us all from Harlem to Harare.  Continue Reading →

The Raz Report: Are the Cavaliers Waving the White Flag?

640x0By Marc Rasbury

We waited all year for this? That is a question not a statement. When the Cleveland Cavaliers limped off the court in last years NBA Finals, we all wanted to see what would have happened if they met in this year Finals and both teams were healthy. Continue Reading →

Harlem Building NBA Owned Snagged By L+M, Red Rooster

red rooster buidling in harlemL+M Development Partners and a co-owner of Red Rooster Harlem shelled out $21 million for the soul food restaurant’s home — a three-story office building owned by the National Basketball Players Association. Continue Reading →

Harlem Globetrotters Partner With Award-Winning Travel Company

Globetrotters1-500x437The world famous Harlem Globetrotters announced today a three-year agreement with Corporate Travel Management Solutions (ctms Travel), making the award-winning travel management company the Globetrotters’ preferred corporate travel partner. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Henry Lincoln “Hank” DeZonie 1922-2009

hank_dezonieHenry Lincoln “Hank” DeZonie, was born on February 12, 1922 in Harlem, he was an American professional basketball player. He was the fourth African American player in the National Basketball Association (NBA), following Earl Lloyd, Nathaniel Clifton, and Chuck Cooper. Continue Reading →

The Raz Report: To Triangle Or Not To Triangle

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By Marc Rasbury

When the news broke on Monday that the New York Knicks fired head coach Derek Fisher most people were shocked. However, there were some that saw this coming. Continue Reading →