BallinMichigan is looking for an editor

June 21, 2013 in Cover Story, Site News

By Patrick Hayes OK, so it is has been about six months since BallinMichigan’s content, which had been churned out at a ridiculous rate since I launched the site last [...]

Saginaw Buena Vista coach Tory Jackson punishes his team by simply not letting them play

December 29, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes When Tory Jackson gave up his professional career to coach his alma matar, Saginaw Buena Vista, Jackson insisted that he believed his role in the district was [...]

Detroit’s Chris Douglas-Roberts is back in the NBA after dominating the D-League competition

December 23, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes When veteran guard Derek Fisher went down with an injury and subsequently asked for his release from the Dallas Mavericks, the Mavs didn’t have to look far [...]

The amazing tale of former Wayne State player and Harlem Globetrotter Earnest Wagner Jr.

December 21, 2012 in Division II, Professional

By Patrick Hayes Justice B. Hill of SB Nation has an incredible, in-depth story on the life of former Wayne State basketball player and Harlem Globetrotter Earnest Wagner Jr.: Their [...]

Help East Lansing coach Steve Finamore research ‘foul or defend’

December 21, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes East Lansing coach Steve Finamore has long been intrigued by the ‘foul or defend’ debate and why coaches choose one or the other with their team up [...]

Durrell Summers on his time at Michigan State: “A gift and a curse”

December 20, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes Kevin Scheitrum of has a fantastic, long piece on former Michigan State standout Durrell Summers, who now plays for the Idaho Stamped in the NBA D-League. [...]

Oakland and Eastern Michigan battle between Mid-Majors should be interesting

December 20, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Eastern Michigan hosts Oakland University on Saturday in what should be an interesting matchup — Eastern as the school with a rich basketball history, Oakland as still [...]

Brian Snider trying to impart what he learned at Western Michigan to high school players

December 19, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes Former Western Michigan guard Brian Snider is now an assistant coach at Otsego High School and Scott DeCamp of the Kalamazoo Gazette has a great feature on [...]

Davenport’s Javontae Ford has a good ‘vibe’ around him

December 19, 2012 in NAIA

By Patrick Hayes As the team’s top player, No. 6-ranked Davenport obviously depends on Javontae Ford‘s statistical production. But the Panthers also rely on Ford for his energy and leadership, [...]

Jon-Jon Williams had to adjust his shooting style to get more college attention

December 19, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes Southfield Lathrup‘s Jon-Jon Williams, a Mr. Basketball contender who will play for Toledo next season, is one of the state’s most explosive scorers, averaging more than 30 [...]