The Links: Benton Harbor native is one of the greatest 76ers of all-time and is Trey Burke the best in the country?

December 23, 2012 in Roundup

Our Sunday roundup of news from around the state. Slow posting will continue on BallinMichigan until after the holiday this week, then we’ll return to a more normal schedule. Numbers [...]

1980s Michigan team, Syracuse team featuring Detroit’s Derrick Coleman looked back on by ESPN

November 7, 2012 in Division I

By┬áPatrick Hayes Jason King of ESPN has a cool feature looking at some current NCAA teams and how they compare to their strong 1980s counterparts. Here’s King’s take on Michigan: [...]

The Links: More reflections on Dan Roundfield, legends returning to Michigan State and Chris Douglas-Roberts’ fancy car

August 12, 2012 in Roundup

Our Sunday roundup of news worth mentioning from around the state. A review of Draymond Green‘s performance this summer. (Comcast Bay Area) Dan Roundfield‘s former coach at Central Michigan talks [...]

1986 Michigan Mr. Basketball Remix

July 30, 2012 in Cover Story, High School

Regularly, will look back at the yearly Mr. Basketball award with the benefit of hindsight. These posts will look back at the top five finishers at the time, provide [...]

Derrick Coleman reflects on Detroit roots, NBA career

July 17, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes Former Detroit Northern star Derrick Coleman was featured recently by SLAM Magazine writer Alan Paul. Coleman was on hand for the last game the Nets franchise played [...]

Larry Brown reportedly considering Detroit native Derrick Coleman for assistant job at SMU

April 28, 2012 in Division I, Professional

By Patrick Hayes Detroit Northern and Syracuse legend Derrick Coleman could be headed back to the Big East. Mike Waters of the Syracuse Post-Standard reports that new SMU coach Larry [...]