NBA Players Union Selling Harlem Building For $21 Mill

The union representing National Basketball Association players has signed a contract to sell its Harlem headquarters for $21 million, about six times what the organization paid for the building at Lenox Avenue and 125th Street. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this…

Basketball Slave: Racism in the Early History of the NBA

By Mark Johnson There is a whole history most NBA fans are unaware of. My father was able to share with me the stories of what it was like to be a professional black basketball player in the early days of the NBA, everything from the referees turning a blind eye, to hard fouls, to the long-time kinships black…

Black Fives History Of Basketball At The New York Historical Society

The Black Fives exhibition (on view at the New-York Historical Society March 14 — July 20, 2014) will explore the pioneering history of the African American basketball teams that existed in New York City and elsewhere from the early 1900s through 1950, the year the National Basketball Association became racially integrated. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms.…

Harlem Building NBA Owned Snagged By L+M, Red Rooster

L+M Development Partners and a co-owner of Red Rooster Harlem shelled out $21 million for the soul food restaurant’s home — a three-story office building owned by the National Basketball Players Association. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set…

NBA Bans Clippers Owner “For Life”

Yesterday we posted an article regarding Harlem’s Rev. Sharpton response to the racist remarks by Los Angele Clippers owner Donald Sterling. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

Winners Of NBA Awards. What Was The Biggest Surprise?

The 2020-2021 season in the National Basketball Association (NBA) has only just reached the Conference Finals, but it has already been one of the most spectacular and sensational in terms of its results. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that…