Category Archives: B-Ball

Fatboy’s take, June 3, 2011: Goodbye, dear friend


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New basketball court coming to Capitol Hill


I have been frustrated. Emails have been sent to Councilman Tommy Wells and the D.C. Parks department. Questions have been asked of the neighborhood kids and construction workers installing a breathtakingly nice football/baseball/soccer field. When is our basketball court at … Continue reading

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Dalonte Hill’s hire should bring mountain of skepticsm


Here’s what the Maryland Terrapins basketball program will look like without Gary Williams: Every other big-time basketball program. New coach Mark Turgeon has just hired Dalonte Hill — also known as one of those AAU guys you hear college basketball … Continue reading

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The ghost of Mike Bibby will not haunt the Wizards


For an idea of how bad the Washington Wizards were this year, one has to look no further than Boston’s win over Miami on Saturday night, soon to be known as “the one-arm Rondo game.” Mike Bibby left the Wizards … Continue reading

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Mutual affection


“Gary Williams is the greatest coach in the United States of America,” Greivis Vasquez once told the Baltimore sun. “I love him. I love him.” Me too.

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Why Jordan Williams needs another year


Update: Williams is now projected to go 25th on NBADraft.net, one slot above Duke’s Nolan Smith. Also, I neglected to mention the possibility of an NBA lockout Jordan. Best to avoid that, as well. Please. Jordan Williams is going to … Continue reading

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For ballers, nowhere to turn in Capitol Hill


There is no legitimate place to play basketball in the southern half of Capitol Hill and Hill East. The area’s most active outdoor basketball courts, at the Watkins Recreation Center, have been used as a storage ground for construction equipment … Continue reading

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