John Starks

John Starks and St. John’s Dribbles for a Cure
John Starks and St. John’s Dribbles for a Cure
News Terence M. Cullen 9/24/2012 at 2:02PM

In front of nearly 400 students, children and family members, St. John’s men’s basketball coach Steve Lavin stood in his trademark black pants and white sneakers. His focus wasn’t basketball, the upcoming season or the string of new Dribbles recruits he has ushered in. Instead, Lavin reminded the crowd that cancer, in one way or [...]

Junior Knicks League crowns champion
Junior Knicks League crowns champion
Sports Billy Rennison 4/11/2012 at 3:27PM

The Junior Knicks League, joined by a New York basketball legend, recently held its championship game at August Martin High School. Former Knicks star John Starks came out to watch teams from Jamaica and South Ozone Park battle it out for the championship on Friday, March 30. The Junior Knicks teams from P.S. 40 in [...]

Train Like a Knick: New contest supports city hoop dreams
Train Like a Knick: New contest supports city hoop dreams
Sports Steve Mosco 2/28/2012 at 3:12PM

With “Lin-sanity” in full swing and Carmelo Anthony returning to the lineup, it seems like everybody wants to play on the New York Knickerbockers these days. Now city kids will have that chance as the Big Apple’s hoops squad is teaming up with the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in announcing the launch of the [...]