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Jarrod Jones The Hoosier Kid

Though my high school team beat his in the Northern Indiana Conference on our way to a sectional championship I knew that this tall, scrawny guy was going to be good given a few more pounds and some good coaching.  Out of the realm of scouting it’s not hard to recognize pure talent and heart and Jarrod Jones showed me that long before we crossed paths again. A few years later at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana he would go on to gain a starting spot proving my early predictions were correct.

Jones fell in love with basketball around the age of five or six playing with his two older brothers and two cousins after many of their driveway battles, having a dad for a coach couldn’t have hurt either.  Being the youngest in the pack he was beat up on some on the court but looking back he knows it has made him better.

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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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Tyrell Biggs Hunger For More

Playing professional ball four years now, Tyrell Biggs has been named team leading scorer, twice; has been a NBA Development League Eastern Conference All Star; has been invited to the Cleveland Cavaliers training camp; and has been named Cup Championship Runner-Up for MVP.

Biggs realized he loved the game of basketball at a very young age, impressed by teams in the 90’s such as the Chicago Bulls and Orlando Magic. In addition, Biggs was constantly around all types of sports including his grandfather who played basketball and softball, his father who played basketball, football and boxing, his older brother who played basketball and football, his uncle who was involved in martial arts and his grandmother who was involved in golf and bowling. Biggs recalls his family making sure Continue reading

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About LTG

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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