November 14, 2018

Basketball & Race

What is Malcolm Brogdon’s background, racial identity and ethnicity? 2018/04/25 3:02 pm

What is Malcolm Brogdon’s background, racial identity and ethnicity?

Malcolm Brogdon had a respectable rookie season during the 2016-17 season that was highlighted by a dunk he had over LeBron James — little did we know that Brogdon would be eventually named that season’s Rookie of the Year, almost by default as there wasn’t much competition. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); adUnit = document.getElementById("google-ads-oxnG"); adWidth...

What is Trae Young’s race and ethnicity — is he mixed? 2018/01/05 8:36 pm

What is Trae Young’s race and ethnicity — is he mixed?

As of this post, Trae Young is the hottest young college basketball player today. Currently a freshman guard for the Oklahoma Sooners, Young has been nothing short of impressive; stringing together 25+ points and 10+ assists like a senior All-American.  . (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); adUnit = document.getElementById("google-ads-iBaj"); adWidth = adUnit.offsetWidth; if ( adWidth...

What are Brook Lopez’s and Robin Lopez’s race and ethnic background? 2017/11/19 1:16 pm

What are Brook Lopez’s and Robin Lopez’s race and ethnic background?

Ever since they were teammates at Stanford, twin brothers Brook and Robin Lopez have been intriguing fans with their on-court skills and off-court quirkiness. Both twin brothers stand seven feet tall, play center, and are still active NBA players today. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); adUnit = document.getElementById("google-ads-9CFy"); adWidth = adUnit.offsetWidth; if ( adWidth...

What is Kyle Kuzma’s race and background — is he multiracial? 2017/10/10 1:07 pm

What is Kyle Kuzma’s race and background — is he multiracial?

Most basketball fans outside of  PAC 12 fanatics and University of Utah fans weren’t familiar with Kyle Kuzma until it came time to get serious about the 2017 NBA Draft. Since he was picked with the 27th pick of the draft by the Brooklyn Nets and subsequently traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, fans have been all a buzz about who the athletic forward is? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); adUnit...

What is Tyler Johnson’s race and background? 2017/10/06 8:57 am

What is Tyler Johnson’s race and background?

Tyler Johnson is an NBA player who played his college basketball at Fresno State University. During his four year college career, he had solid averages of 10.4 ppg, 4.8 rebounds per game, 2.4 assists, and 1.1 steals in just 27.9 minutes per game. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); adUnit = document.getElementById("google-ads-nP5f"); adWidth = adUnit.offsetWidth; if ( adWidth >= 999999...

What is Lonzo Ball’s race? Is the NBA player mixed race (multi-racial)? 2017/05/06 7:10 am

What is Lonzo Ball’s race? Is the NBA player mixed race (multi-racial)?

Everybody is aware of the ZO2 Prime shoes by now. The Big Baller Brand’s first basketball shoe grabbed headlines because of of its absurd $495.00 price tag (and its striking resemblance to the Kobe 11 — was it the ZO1 Prime?). But we’re not here to talk about Lonzo Ball’s signature shoe, we’re here to talk about the kid himself and the man behind him. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...

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