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UAlbany Basketball Coach Will Brown Takes On All Questions
UAlbany men's basketball coach Will Brown stopped by for two segments on Big Board Sports and took on all sorts of questions. From who will play point guard this season to who his favorite football team and UFC fighter is, and just about everything else in between...
Quinn Cook Makes Camper Fall With Crossover
I thought it was an implied belief that if you have super powers you're only supposed to use them for things that are good in nature. Now, former Duke Blue Devil, Quinn Cook, is no super hero. Heck, he's not even in the NBA. That said, his physical makeup and basketball ability put side by…
Talor Battle, All Time 518 Great, Joins Big Board Sports
Anyone who has been following the basketball-rich scene in upstate New York for a legitimate amount of time knows the name Talor Battle. Anyone who follows Big10 hoops certainly knows this name as well. While in high school at Bishop Maginn, Battle was a first team all New York State player and lead…
Wichita St. Coach Goes After Refs [VIDEO]
There's no such thing as an off-season when it comes to yelling at referee's. On Tuesday, Wichita State men's head basketball coach Gregg Marshall took it to a whole new level. During an exhibition game in Montreal, emphasis on "exhibition", Marshall decided to run o…
Zach Bye Picks His Capital Region Starting 5
Who would be your starting five basketball players in a hypothetical pickup game containing only hoopers from the 518? First things first, this is both an impossible and unfair conversation. The concept of creation is more scientific than trying to pin down five and only five players, but Thurs…
Rashaun Freeman, All Time Upstate Great, Joins Big Board Sports
When talking about the best basketball players to ever come out of upstate New York, anyone who knows what they're talking about would mention the name Rashaun Freeman. And how couldn't you? Dating back to his time winning the 2001 state championship at Schenectady High School and being named Times …
Jimmer’s Next Stop
It looks like Glens Falls native and Section 2 legend Jimmer Fredette's next stop in his professional basketball career will bring him to China as a member of the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball League. In this video I had a chance to sit down with Rodger Wyland of Big Board Sports (weekda…
Jimmer’s New Home: What You Need to Know
Now that we know Glens Falls native Jimmer Fredette has moved on from his NBA aspirations for now, let's take a look at his next stop: The Shanghai Sharks.
Who are the Sharks? The Shanghai Sharks are a team that has been playing in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) since 1996, just o…
Tay Fisher Giving Back to Capital District (AUDIO)
Former Siena basketball player and current Harlem Globetrotter Tay Fisher is coming back to the Capital District this summer and he's bringing his basketball camp with him.
Located at Troy High, Fisher's camp will take place on August 8-12 from 9 a...
Undecided Recruit Rocks Jam Fest
College Basketball is coming to a close with the Final Four being played later this week, but next season is already looking exciting with a number of incoming freshmen. Last night, a number of McDonald's All-Americans joined together in Chicago at the Powerade Jam Fest to showcase their talent…
A Cop’s Response To A Complaint On Kid’s Is A Slam Dunk
Officer Bobby White of the Gainesville Police Department in Florida, was dispatched to a noise-complaint call, and when he arrived on the scene he found a bunch of kids playing basketball. So Officer White, responded in the only way possible, by joining in the hoops game, and slamming one home in fu…
World Record Distance Basketball Shot [VIDEO]
A YouTube channel called "How Ridiculous" put  a basketball hoop at the bottom of a giant dam and try to break the world record for the distance to a basket. They stood on top of the dam and made a 415 foot basket. Pretty amazing they were able to line it up...

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