2012-13 Flint area high school basketball preview

December 3, 2012 in High School

In our college basketball previews last month, we were able to take a close-up look at every college team in the state. Obviously, with mainly a staff of one right now, [...]

Former Flint Central, University of Detroit star is the new basketball coach at Flint Southwestern

October 26, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes Keith Gray has been a part of Flint basketball at arguably its peak in the 1980s. He played at Flint Central with Eric Turner, who many in [...]

Flint’s Greg Burks still helping others in new career

August 16, 2012 in Cover Story, Professional

By Patrick Hayes Sometimes in college and professional basketball, having an understanding of the right opportunity and fit is as important as having the talent to succeed. For Greg Burks, [...]

Flint basketball community remembers Jody Allen

July 16, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes The names of Flint basketball players who went on to successful college and pro careers are familiar ones. But the talented players who don’t make it out [...]

Video: 2012 Mott Bruin Club All-Star Classic

June 22, 2012 in Cover Story, High School, Video

By Patrick Hayes The 20th annual Mott Bruin Club All-Star Classic, which features the Flint area’s top senior basketball players, was a bit different than some recent ones. Namely, the [...]

Anthony Crater hopes others can learn from his mistakes

June 20, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Anthony Crater, a former Flint Southwestern standout, was one of the most prized basketball recruits to come out of the Flint area in 2008, landing a scholarship [...]

Players from Michigan continue to clean up in EuroBasket awards

May 31, 2012 in Cover Story, Professional

By Patrick Hayes The state of Michigan has already produced two league MVPs in pro leagues overseas this season — J’Nathan Bullock in Iceland and Thad McFadden in the Czech [...]

Another day, another Flint pro athlete named a league MVP

May 30, 2012 in Cover Story, Professional

By Patrick Hayes Thad McFadden, a Flint Southwestern graduate who played college basketball at St. Clair Community College and Fairmont State, was recently named Player of the Year, Guard of [...]

The Ultimate All-Area HS Basketball Roundup

April 23, 2012 in All-Area, Cover Story, High School

Editor’s Note: Virtually every newspaper covering high school basketball in the state does some variation of an all-area team. This is our best effort to compile all of those 2012 [...]

2003 Michigan Mr. Basketball Remix

April 7, 2012 in Cover Story, High School, Mr. Basketball Remix

Regularly, BallinMichigan.com 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 [...]