Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame announces 13 inductees for Class of 2024

The city has many civil servants and diplomats.[27] In fact, the number and variety of foreign residents (especially the expatriates) make the city quite culturally diverse, with many foreign pubs, shops and cultural events. The Hague is the largest Dutch city on the North Sea in the Netherlands and forms the centre of the Greater The Hague urban area. Because of uncertainty about what to do after the destructions of the bombing, nobody attempted to plan a reconstruction of Bezuidenhout.

The Grote Markt (literally “Great Market”) is completely strewn with chairs and tables, summer or winter. The Buitenhof (literally “Outer Court”, located just outside the Binnenhof) contains a six-screen Pathé cinema and a handful of bars and restaurants in the immediate vicinity. Adjacent to the Buitenhof is De Passage, the country’s first covered shopping mall. Dating from the late 19th century,[49] it contains many expensive and speciality shops. One of the country’s largest music venues, Paard van Troje, can be found in the centre of The Hague. Another popular music venue in The Hague is Muziekcafé de Paap.

Fouling a shooter always results in two or three free throws being awarded the shooter, depending upon where he was when he shot. If he was beyond the three-point line, then he gets three shots. If a basket, or field goal, is made outside of the three-point arc, then that basket is worth three points. As you’ll see below, I’ve omitted both Kentucky and Arkansas — i.e., Calipari’s former school and current school — from Version 1.0 of the Top 25 And 1 because there’s just so much uncertainty in both places. So, while it’s possible, if not likely, that the Razorbacks and Wildcats will both eventually end up in the Top 25 And 1, right now there’s just nothing solid to base that on, which is why Kentucky and Arkansas are starting on the outside looking in. Where Johnell Davis, Great Osobor, Terrence Edwards Jr. and more players we watched this March rank.

  • It does not involve
    player contact or the ball but is instead about the ‘manners’ of the game.
  • Stanford women played Berkeley, 9-on-9, ending in a 2–1 Stanford victory.
  • A special way of doing this is passing the ball without looking at the receiving teammate.
  • In the days before widespread television coverage of professional and college sports, the popularity of high school basketball was unrivaled in many parts of America.

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands live in Huis ten Bosch in the Haagse Bos and work in the Noordeinde Palace in the city centre. The Kneuterdijk Palace, built in 1716, is now home to the Council of State of the Netherlands, and the Lange Voorhout Palace is now occupied by the Escher Museum, dedicated to Dutch graphical artist M. The city is becoming more student-friendly with the introduction of a new campus in 2012 of Leiden University as well as Leiden University College The Hague, which was established in 2010. The Royal Conservatory of The Hague and the Royal Academy of Art are also located there, as well as The Hague University, a vocational university and a branch of The Open University of the Netherlands.


Jay Croucher and Drew Dinsick are talking college basketball, the Masters, the NFL draft and the NBA and NHL playoffs. Hall of Fame men’s college basketball coach John Calipari is finalizing a deal to leave Kentucky for Arkansas, according to multiple reports. Tristen Newton has been named the most outstanding player of this year’s NCAA Tournament. The senior guard led his team in its pursuit of a second consecutive title, ending with 20 points and 7 assists in tonight’s title game.

For college, the NBA, and many high schools, there are a total of three referees on the court. The table officials are responsible for keeping track of each team’s scoring, timekeeping, individual and team fouls, player substitutions, team possession arrow, and the shot clock. Worldwide, basketball tournaments are held for boys and girls of all age levels. The global popularity of the sport is reflected in the nationalities represented in the NBA.

Basketball Stars and Basketball Legends are two wildly popular basketball games, featuring singleplayer, multiplayer, and fully-fledged tournament games. A similar title to these games is BasketBros made by Blue Wizard. Basketball, game played between two teams of five players each on a rectangular court, usually indoors.

CHARLES SMITH [Coach] – Smith is Louisiana’s all-time winningest high school head coach, surpassing the previous mark of 1,071 in 2020. With nine state championships to his name, Smith’s coaching tenure at Peabody Magnet High School began in 1985 after starting as a math teacher in 1975. He guided the Warhorses to a pair of perfect seasons, going 41-0 in 2004 and 2010 and earning national top-five rankings. Smith, ESPN’s National Coach of the Year in 2010, was inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in 2019 and the National High School Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2021. In addition, Smith served as head coach at the McDonald’s All-American game in 2020.

Nikola Jokic’s 20th career 40-point game powers Denver over Minnesota and back to the top in the West with 2 games left.