Hoop Convos: John Girdwood discusses ‘Our Dreams’ film

December 10, 2012 in Cover Story, Hoop Convos, Professional, Video

There are few things better than getting philosophical about the game of basketball. In ‘Hoop Convos,’BallinMichigan will do just that, engaging in (hopefully) meaningful, free-flowing conversations with compelling writers and thinkers [...]

Desmond Ferguson picks up win in first game coaching his alma mater, Lansing Everett

December 5, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes Former NBA player Desmond Ferguson, who played at Lansing Everett and the University of Detroit, is now coaching at his old high school, trying to rejuvenate the [...]

Interview: Desmond Ferguson at U of D Legends Weekend

September 25, 2012 in Cover Story, Division I

Editor’s Note: Here is my fourth and final interview from the University of Detroit’s Legends and Traditions Weekend Sept. 22. — P.H. By Patrick Hayes Former Lansing Everett star Desmond [...]

University of Detroit legends return Sept. 21-22

September 5, 2012 in Cover Story, Division I

By Patrick Hayes The University of Detroit is hosting ‘Detroit Titans Legends and Traditions Weekend’ Sept. 21-22, with several former U of D greats returning to campus for a variety [...]

Derick Nelson proud of Lansing, Oakland roots (with video)

August 8, 2012 in Cover Story, Professional, Video

By Patrick Hayes Few basketball players maximize their physical talents the way Derick Nelson has. Nelson wasn’t blessed with superior height for his position, but he’s made up for it [...]

Former MSU player Thomas Kelley found his niche in Europe

August 6, 2012 in Cover Story, Professional

By Patrick Hayes Consistency on a daily basis is a pretty simple philosophy, but it has worked out for former Ottawa Hills and Michigan State player Thomas Kelley. Kelley, who [...]

Last weekend to catch Moneyball Pro-Am this summer

August 3, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes Desmond Ferguson‘s annual Moneyball Pro-Am in Lansing is winding down, but there’s still the playoffs and championship going on this weekend if you haven’t had a chance [...]

Video: Lansing Community College standout and Chicago State bound Nate Duhon dunks during Moneyball Pro-Am

August 2, 2012 in Division I, JUCO, Video

By Jay W. Jensen Chicago State and former Lansing Community College guard Nate Duhon with a steal and sick dunk at the MoneyBall Pro Am. Special thanks to Desmond Ferguson [...]

Moneyball Pro-Am kicks off in Lansing this weekend

July 6, 2012 in Division I, Division III, JUCO, Professional

By Patrick Hayes Desmond Ferguson‘s annual Moneyball Pro-Am in Lansing kicks off this weekend. Here are game times/information: Lansing is proud to announce the 9th Annual Moneyball Pro-Am Summer League [...]

Desmond Ferguson hosting free basketball clinic in Lansing in June

May 25, 2012 in High School, Professional

By Patrick Hayes Desmond Ferguson, a former Lansing Everett and University of Detroit standout and professional player, is hosting his annual free youth basketball clinic June 18-20. Here are the [...]