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2018 Prep Transfer List

2018 Prep Transfer List

Posted Monday, June 18th, 2018

As always, there is a long list of talented prospects headed into the New England prep ranks next year and for the third straight year, NERR's Zack Sandberg is keeping track of all confirmed transfer plans.  With that in mind, please send any additions or corrections to Zack Sandberg as he'll continue to put together the cumulative list throughout the course of the summer.  Here's the first edition of the 2018 transfer  list:  Incoming Post Grads: Nate Lebron Jr. -… READ MORE >

2020 Offers Roll In

2020 Offers Roll In

Posted Sunday, June 17th, 2018

As predicted, the June 15th contact date brought a plethora of new scholarship offers in the class of 2020.  While we continue to maintain it's important to keep these offers in perspective, it's also important to recognize the combination of talent and hard work that often times goes into making these early offers a reality.  With that in mind, here's a look at which rising juniors picked up offers this weekend: John Adams, Wilbraham & Monson (MA) - Bryant Aidan… READ MORE >

NBA Draft hopefuls include long list of former New England products

Posted Saturday, June 16th, 2018

The 2018 NBA Draft takes place on Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.  There are a number of former New England prep products hoping to hear their name called. Here's a rundown: Bruce Brown, Miami - The former Vermont Academy and BABC guard was one of the best freshmen in the country last year and getting early pub as a potential lottery pick. He returned for his sophomore season but was unfortunately limited by injury. While… READ MORE >

Phones Ringing in 2020

Phones Ringing in 2020

Posted Friday, June 15th, 2018

Friday, June 15th if the first date permitted by the NCAA that their member coaches can directly contact perspective student athletes in the sophomore class.  Translation - college coaches can call, text, email, or DM players in the class of 2020 beginning at midnight last night.  Inevitably, this date brings a long list of contacts and potential scholarship offers. It's an exciting time for many young prospects as they get to hear from college coaches directly for the first time. … READ MORE >

What makes the #E75 College Showcase different?

What makes the #E75 College Showcase different?

Posted Thursday, June 14th, 2018

We're just 12 days away from the Elite 75 College Showcase.  The Elite 75 debuted back in 2006 and has since expanded to a series of showcases throughout the course of the year that are specifically designed to give each age group one opportunity each calendar year to come together.  The College Showcase though is unlike any of the other Elite 75's.  First and foremost, there's a limited capacity for rising seniors/post-grads only on an invite-only basis.  Secondly, the coaching… READ MORE >

Massoud, Clarke selected for NBPA 100 Camp

Massoud, Clarke selected for NBPA 100 Camp

Posted Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

In the world of grassroots basketball, the month of June is typically one dominated by camps. Regionally, there are numerous colleges holding elite camps and team camps while nationally each week brings about a high profile, invite only, type of event.  The month began with the Pangos All-American Camp in California. Last week, Nike held their Elite One Hundred Camp in Saint Louis, This week, comes the NBA Players Association Top 100 Camp or "NBA Camp" as it has come… READ MORE >

ZG Finals: All-Tournament Team Announced

Akok Akok 2019

Posted Monday, June 11th, 2018

Champions were crowned Sunday at the Zero Gravity Finals with Mass Rivals, BABC, and Boston Bobcats taking the top championships in the varsity, 10th grade division, and 9th grade division respectively. On Monday, Zero Gravity Basketball announced their 2018 All-Tournament Team. Varsity: MVP: Akok Akok (Mass Rivals) MOP: Kadary Richmond (Team New England) 1st Team: Kevin Constant (DC Blue Devils) Mykel Derring (Middlesex Magic) Moses Flowers (Team New England) Dallion Johnson (Mass Rivals) Wildens Leveque (Mass Rivals) 2nd Team: Brycen… READ MORE >

ZG Finals - Championship Recap

ZG Finals - Championship Recap

Posted Monday, June 11th, 2018

Just to make it past pool play in such a large tournament is a feat.  Once a team wins their pool, their eyes shift to the final prize of being named a ZG Finals champion. The playoffs began on Sunday afternoon and did not disappoint for excitement, as we had buzzer beaters and individuals step up in a big way. Varsity: The Varsity division featured DC Blue Devils, Mass Rivals Pastore, Mass Rivals Silver, Metro Boston, Middlesex Magic, PTT, and… READ MORE >

ZG Finals - Saturday Recap

ZG Finals - Saturday Recap

Posted Sunday, June 10th, 2018

With 731 teams from all across the country flocking to eastern Massachusetts for the 8th annual Zero Gravity's National Boys Finals, Saturday proved to be a great day of grassroots basketball.   Today we will recap individuals who stood out in each respective high school division.  We will provide both individual reports & championship updates as the day progresses on Sunday, as well as an All-Tournament team shortly after. Please follow @NERRHoops or @ZackSandberg to stay updated with all the… READ MORE >

2018 ASFL Roster Released

2018 ASFL Roster Released

Posted Saturday, June 9th, 2018

A Shot For Life, Inc. is pleased to announce the roster of our sixth annual A Shot For Life Challenge. The event is a hybrid of a highly competitive basketball shooting competition and a fundraiser. The winner of the A Shot For Life Challenge is officially named “The Best Shooter in Massachusetts” and their jersey number will be retired on the wall overlooking our court at the facility that holds our main office. Thanks to their incredible generosity, the ASFL… READ MORE >

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