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Nets star Brook Lopez hosts youth camp at Queens College
Nets star Brook Lopez hosts youth camp at Queens College
News Liam La Guerre 12/02/2013 at 6:21PM

Dozens of Queens campers learned Brooklyn basketball. Nets All-Star center Brook Lopez hosted his second annual youth basketball camp on Sunday at Fitzgerald Gymnasium in Queens College. “I was doing these camps not that long ago and I have very fond memories of that,” Lopez said. “So I really enjoyed my time out here.” Lopez, [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/29/2013 at 9:04AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Sunshine and a few clouds. Temps nearly steady in the mid to upper 30s. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Friday night: Mainly clear skies. Low 27. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: A Full-ish Deck The Secret Theatre and the Queen’s Secret Improv Club present a roster of house-formed [...]

Sunnyside street co-named for Queens basketball coach Jerry Ingenito
Sunnyside street co-named for Queens basketball coach Jerry Ingenito
Sports Angy Altamirano 9/23/2013 at 4:31PM

Jerry Ingenito devoted his life to young players off and on the basketball court, and now his name will forever live on in one of the many communities where he coached. Family and residents joined Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer on Saturday, September 21 to celebrate and honor the life of Ingenito, who coached young basketball [...]

Kids: Shoot hoops with Carmelo Anthony at Queens College
Kids: Shoot hoops with Carmelo Anthony at Queens College
News Liam La Guerre 7/30/2013 at 6:27PM

In sports it’s good to be trained by the best. And lucky pro-basketball hopefuls will have a chance to do just that when Knicks star Carmelo Anthony visits Queens College on August 3 and 4 to instruct young players at his basketball camp, Citi Camp Melo. Anthony will join local coaches to talk about the [...]

Nets score keeper reflects on basketball tenure, Bayside ties
Nets score keeper reflects on basketball tenure, Bayside ties
Sports Melisa Stumpf 6/06/2013 at 12:09PM

Herb Teretsky, 67, does not think of himself as a superstar. He has kept score for the Nets for the past 47 years and plans to work four more years to reach a career benchmark. The dedicated score keeper has not missed a game since 1984. He was born and raised in Brownsville, Brooklyn and [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/07/2012 at 7:32AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Partly cloudy. High of 84. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 73. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT of the DAY: First Fridays, Summer in the Garden The Noguchi Museum continues its [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 8/23/2012 at 7:01AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 11 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind 6 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Cowboys & Aliens at Rockaway Beach Enjoy films, sand, waves and salty air at the same time in [...]

Queens Knicks fans react to Jeremy Lin’s departure
News Billy Rennison 7/18/2012 at 11:50AM

Knicks fans are saying the team’s decision to end Linsanity is pure insanity. “I’m disappointed,” said Arthur Garfinkel, a business owner in Bayside. “I think one of the key pieces is to have a great point guard. In his stint he [Lin] actually dominated in the league. Now they’ve replaced him with Raymond Felton, who [...]

Moe Harkless drafted by Philadelphia 76ers
Moe Harkless drafted by Philadelphia 76ers
News Terence M. Cullen 6/28/2012 at 9:05PM

After more than three months of waiting and debating, Moe Harkless is in the NBA. The 6-foot-8 small forward who spent only one year playing at St. John’s was selected 15th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers – becoming the first Red Storm player in 12 years to be a first-round pick. The Jamaica, Queens native [...]

St. John’s asst. coach Mike Dunlap named head coach of Charlotte Bobcats
News Billy Rennison 6/19/2012 at 9:34AM

The pipeline that Steve Lavin has created from St. John’s to the NBA is not for players only. Assistant coach Mike Dunlap has been named as the next head coach of the Charlotte Bobcats — his first head coaching job at the Division I or NBA level. Dunlap, 54, took over Red Storm coaching duties [...]