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Tag Archives: Basketball

Everage Richardson’s Dream Chase

“Everyone is not as fortunate as other players. It’s a part of the game and it’s a part of life.”

Ev Richardson says the game of basketball welcomed him with open arms at a young age. Growing up, family, friends and having access to basketball around his neighborhood is what got him started; however, his family and his drive is what has kept him going – wanting to see how far the game will take him and wanting to become the best player he can possibly be.

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Derek Williams Seizing The Moment

“For me, Love the Game means appreciating the sport and valuing every opportunity it gives you to succeed in life,” says professional ball player Derek Williams.

Derek Williams has been playing basketball for three years and feels blessed to be able to say he has loved every experience of it.

Williams started his career in Latvia where he played for Vef Riga and the Riga Barons. In his second year, he started out playing in the NBA Development League for the Texas Legends followed by an opportunity to return to Europe where it all began. Continue reading

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Tim Gittens Endless Headache

At the age of 36, Tim Gittens admits that he is never content and always ready and willing to work.

Growing up, Gittens was constantly around basketball players who were industry legends, including his father. Being around his Harlem Globetrotter father and friends, Gittens always felt nervous and intimidated when around such great individuals. Whenever Gittens would play basketball on the local courts, he would hide away or go sit on the bench if he saw his father anywhere around. The moment he lost sight of his father, he would return to playing. While basketball wasn’t his thing when younger, Gittens began playing more once his father passed away in order to feel closer to him, soon realizing basketball was what he was born to do all along.

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Love the Game is a New Jersey based sole proprietorship started in the summer of 2011 by Brawley Chisholm for both men and women. With a name that speaks for itself, Love the Game is a basketball skills development program whose objective is to instill passion and perseverance into the hearts and minds of young athletes, while also teaching and enhancing the art and technique of the sport.

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