The Old-Timers hosted its 58th annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner May 5 at Sirico’s Caterers in Dyker Heights. Five new members – of which four were products of the local CHSAA – were enshrined for their basketball accomplishments as they joined the list of over 200 deserving inductees.
For one night in Jamaica, two former Clippers’ prodigies squared off against one another as coaches on the college stage.
Of course the ties to St. John’s are present, but for the five-time NBA All-Star and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer, the ties to the entire Diocese of Brooklyn make this coaching homecoming that much more special.
The living legends of New York City basketball came together for the 56th annual Basketball Old-Timers of America dinner and Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Diocese of Brooklyn basketball legend Chris Mullin has been named the 20th head coach of the St. John’s University, Jamaica, men’s basketball team, replacing Steve Lavin.
St. John’s University senior guard D’Angelo Harrison became the third player in school history to reach the 2,000-pt. plateau.
As an original Boston Celtic and as a college and professional hoops coach for nearly 30 years, Joe Lapchick is a pillar of leadership and sportsmanship. So to keep alive the late St. John’s University coach’s memory, the Joe Lapchick Character Award Foundation each year honors deserving individuals who have left their mark on the […]
Originally from Jackson Heights, Niagara University head men’s basketball coach Chris Casey returned to Carnesecca Arena at St. John’s University, Jamaica, Dec. 2 for a non-conference game against the Red Storm. Casey spent six years at St. John’s: two as a director of operations and four as an assistant coach, 2004-2010, under Norm Roberts. He […]
St. John’s University men’s basketball coach Steve Lavin was honored by the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation July 14 in Armonk, N.Y.
It was an all night affair at Carnesecca Arena on the campus of St. John’s University, Jamaica, but that didn’t stop nearly 1,500 students and one special guest from attending the school’s “Relay for Life: Carnival for Hope” on April 20-21. Red Storm men’s basketball coach Steve Lavin was the featured speaker at the event. […]