Archive for June, 2013

  • Howard Washington, Jr.

    Howard Washington, Jr.

    Featured June 24, 2013 at 10:14 pm 0 comments

    Those familiar with the game of basketball often times hear commentators criticize superstar athletes such as Kobe Bryant or Carmelo Anthony for taking too many shots or not getting their teammates involved in the game.  When Canisius High School’s Howard Washington, Jr. was asked what separates him from others, he […]

  • Brian Fruscio on John Moutopoulos and The Albany Academy

    Brian Fruscio on John Moutopoulos and The Albany Academy

    Featured June 20, 2013 at 10:44 pm 0 comments

                    Left and Right: Moutopoulos Center: Fruscio   After winning the 2012-2013 Federation title against John Adams, the question for Brian Fruscio and his Albany Academy team is “What’s next?”  For many of the seniors, it is time to move on and play […]

  • Rumble in the Bronx Tournament Full of Talent

    Rumble in the Bronx Tournament Full of Talent

    Featured June 17, 2013 at 8:39 pm 0 comments

    During the weekend of June 7-9, New York City hosted some of the top AAU basketball teams in the country and plenty of future Division 1 players. We saw Isaiah Whitehead, a star guard from Lincoln High School playing with the Playaz Basketball Club.  6’3″ Whitehead was on fire all […]

  • 2013 Gym Rat Challenge

    2013 Gym Rat Challenge

    Featured June 13, 2013 at 10:47 am 0 comments

        Year in and year out, Albany’s Gym Rat Challenge continues to be one of the premier AAU basketball tournaments in the Northeast. Teams from all around New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and beyond flocked to the Capital Region to take part in the three-day event featuring some of […]

  • Bishop Loughlin Guard; Samuel Joseph

    Bishop Loughlin Guard; Samuel Joseph

    Featured June 9, 2013 at 11:00 am 0 comments

      Graduating from high school is a great accomplishment and milestone in any young adult’s life. Graduating at the age of 16 is a feat in itself.  Samuel Joseph has achieved this goal and more. I recently caught up with Joseph, found much about his relationship with the game of […]

  • Quincy Aubertine

    Quincy Aubertine

    Featured June 2, 2013 at 9:42 am 0 comments

        After finishing up a freshman basketball season, many high school players are ready to take a break. The long winter months take a toll on the body and the mind. Some are taking a break before starting up a spring sport, such as track or baseball, while others […]