Hoop Convos: John Girdwood discusses ‘Our Dreams’ film

December 10, 2012 in Cover Story, Hoop Convos, Professional, Video

There are few things better than getting philosophical about the game of basketball. In ‘Hoop Convos,’BallinMichigan will do just that, engaging in (hopefully) meaningful, free-flowing conversations with compelling writers and thinkers [...]

Can the historic Flint Pro-Am be revived?

June 7, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes In my introductory post when BallinMichigan launched, I mentioned that one of my greatest disappointments in my short newspaper career is that by the time I’d made [...]

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 [...]