The Links: LaDontae Henton has a big game for Providence and a family bond at Grand Valley State

December 9, 2012 in Roundup

Our Sunday roundup of news from around the state, a day late this week because of the holiday weekend.

The format for the state high school boys basketball finals will change slightly. (MLive)

Former Eastern Michigan star Earl Boykins would like another shot at the NBA. (Yahoo! Sports)

The case for Detroit Pershing as the state’s top team. (Detroit News)

LaDontae Henton had 21 points and 17 rebounds in Providence’s win over Rhode Island last week. (Associated Press)

Detroit native Travon Baker helps lead Northern Illinois to its second win of the season. (NBC 13)

Michigan State A.D. Mark Hollis has another big, weird, exciting idea for a basketball game. Or actually, basketball games. (State News)

Lansing native Anthony Clemmons on facing former Spartan Korie Lucious. (Waterloo Courier)

A profile of Wayne State basketball player Ian Larkin. (WSU Athletics)

Michigan native Dan Majerle has a fan among sneakerheads. (Complex)

Matt Costello can help on D, he’s just waiting for a chance to show it. (Lansing State Journal)

Allendale High School re-dedicated its gym to former coach Ken Pierce. (Grand Rapids Press)

How the wasted career of former Michigan star Roy Tarpley altered the Dallas Mavericks. (Two Man Game)

Michigan native and former Clipper Chris Kaman says Clippers owner Donald Sterling isn’t cheap anymore. (Fort Worth Star Telegram)

Kevin Arnovitz on Kaman’s return to L.A., where he started his career, with the Dallas Mavericks. (ESPN)

Grand Valley‘s Ryan Majerle relies on his sister, also a GVSU athlete, for support. (Grand Valley Lanthorn)

Draymond Green had many fans cheering for him during his brief return to the state with the Golden State Warriors this week. (Detroit Free Press)


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