Former Okemos guard Chris Harrison-Docks will transfer to Western Kentucky

December 17, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Chris Harrison-Docks, a former Okemos guard who left Butler’s basketball program before the season started, will transfer to Western Kentucky according to the Sporting News: Former Butler [...]

Game Balls Week 1: Our weekly high school hoops honor roll

December 9, 2012 in Game Balls, High School

Welcome to a new weekly feature at BallinMichigan. Every Sunday, we’ll do this ‘honor roll’ post highlighting some of the top high school performances from around the state during the [...]

Former Okemos standout Chris Harrison-Docks leaves Butler program, will transfer

November 10, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes As recently as mid-October, there were reports that Okemos native Chris Harrison-Docks, a freshman guard on Butler’s basketball team, could be in the mix for playing time [...]

Former Oakland point guard Johnathon Jones adjusting to life in Germany

November 6, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes After a standout college career at Oakland University, Johnathon Jones is off to a great start in his professional career as well. After playing last season in [...]

Chris Harrison-Docks still in mix for playing time as freshman at Butler

October 15, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Former Okemos standout Chris Harrison-Docks is entering his freshman season at Butler, and is reportedly in the mix for playing time at one of the team’s guard [...]

Former Okemos star Chris Harrison-Docks could get minutes as a freshman at Butler

September 13, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes The Butler basketball program dismissed junior guard Chrishawn Hopkins from the team this week. David Woods of the Indianapolis Star looked at players on the roster who [...]

Video: Johnathon Jones with a steal and dunk during Moneyball Pro-Am

August 19, 2012 in Professional, Video

By Jay W. Jensen Former Okemos and Oakland University player Johnathon Jones, who now plays professionally overseas, with a steal and dunk during this summer’s Moneyball Pro-Am in Lansing. Follow [...]

Video (kind of): Matt Costello jumps over two kids, Denzel Valentine finishes off the backboard in BCAM dunk contest

August 13, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes Unfortunately, the videos are not embeddable, but here are links to two of the more impressive dunks from the high school slam dunk contest during Saturday’s BCAM [...]

Former Oakland, Okemos point guard Johnathon Jones will reportedly play in Germany next season

August 6, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes From the Twitter feed of MLive reporter Ross Maghielse: Former @oaklandu PG Johnathon Jones will play professionally in Germany next season. Played well in Slovakia after leaving [...]

Hoops Ambassador: Teaching basketball through relationships

June 6, 2012 in Cover Story, High School

By Patrick Hayes There are a lot of qualities about East Lansing High School basketball coach Steve Finamore that could probably be classified as ‘old school.’ The ‘play the right [...]