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 [...]

The Links: Jordan Crawford introduces D.C. to that Detroit steez and Greg Kampe closes in on a milestone

November 11, 2012 in Roundup

Our Sunday roundup of news from around the state. Detroit’s Jordan Crawford introduces the world to ‘steez.’ (DC Sports Bog) Jalen Rose once stole Patrick Ewing’s TV and VCR. (Ball [...]

Flint native Javontae Hawkins ‘better than advertised’ so far at South Florida

October 13, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Javontae Hawkins, a former standout at Beecher and Powers Catholic and one of the top players to come out of the Flint area in years, is getting [...]

Video: 2012 Mott Bruin Club All-Star Classic

June 22, 2012 in Cover Story, High School, Video

By Patrick Hayes The 20th annual Mott Bruin Club All-Star Classic, which features the Flint area’s top senior basketball players, was a bit different than some recent ones. Namely, the [...]

Video: Former Powers Catholic player and current South Florida commit Javontae Hawkins

May 23, 2012 in High School, Video

By Jay W. Jensen Flint, Mich., native and South Florida commit JaVontae Hawkins at the Best Buy Classic in Chicago. Hawkins, who played for Beecher and Powers Catholic in Michigan, [...]

EPIC NIGHT! Flint Northern vs. Powers Catholic, Feb. 2, 2010

May 4, 2012 in Cover Story, EPIC NIGHT!, High School

Welcome to our newest BallinMichigan series, ‘EPIC NIGHT!’ This recurring feature will be a first-person account of some of the greatest high school basketball games that we’ve witnessed firsthand. I [...]

Class of 2012 Signings Tracker

April 13, 2012 in High School, Signings Tracker

This post will be continuously updated whenever we learn of new high school players in Michigan signing with colleges. If you’ve signed with a college or know someone who has [...]

State title restores championship pride to Beecher

March 24, 2012 in High School, Video

By Patrick Hayes Beecher coach Mike Williams has always talked about the importance of ‘the journey.’ After heart-breaking losses in the state semifinals in back-to-back seasons, it was Williams’ focus [...]