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2017

August 23, 2017
Los Angeles SuperStars vs New York Gotham Ballers

  Champions League – Gotham Ballers vs LA Superstars Wed 8/23 NYCB LIVE, Home of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NY! The Gotham Ballers, a new professional basketball team made up of players straight out of the NBA as part of the Champions Basketball League will tip off its inaugural season against the Los Angeles…

Chaz Williams now with the Boston Rebellion
July 10, 2017
Chaz Williams

From UMass, to Europe, and the NBA Development League, Chaz Williams continues to work hard as a pro and now brings his electric play to the Champions League. Williams came on the scene as one of the top point guards in the nation coming out of Brooklyn (Bishop Ford High School) during the 2013-14 season…

Markus banks LA Superstars
May 29, 2017
Marcus Banks

Allen Iverson once called Marcus Banks one of the toughest defenders he faced during his career. Coming out of UNLV, Banks was chosen 13th overall in the 2003 NBA Draft and carved out a role for himself on Doc Rivers’ squad with the Boston Celtics. During the 2005-06 season with Minnesota, the point guard had…

Corey Maggette La SuperStars
May 29, 2017
Corey Maggette

Driven by a strong work-ethic and natural leadership ability, Corey Maggette spent 14 years playing in the NBA between the Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, Milwaukee Bucks, Charlotte Bobcats and Detroit Pistons. The Duke University alum threw down at the NBA Slam Dunk Contest in 2001 and averaged 16.0 points per game…

Mike Bibby LA SuperStars
May 29, 2017
Mike Bibby

After wrapping up his sophomore season at the University of Arizona in which he earned Pac-10 Player of the Year honors, Mike Bibby entered the 1998 NBA draft where he was selected by the Vancouver Grizzlies with the second overall pick. The son of former NBA point guard Henry Bibby, Mike Bibby played 14 seasons…

Brian Cook LA SuperStars
May 29, 2017
Brian Cook

The state of Illinois can be proud of Brian Cook. Born in in Lincoln, IL Cook in 1999 as a high school player in that same city was named best player in the state and was recognized as one of the top hoops talents in the nation. The 6-foot-9 big-man went on to play four…

Jamario Moon LA SuperStars
May 29, 2017
Jamario Moon

Jamario Moon’s middle name should be “Determination.” Born in Alabama and attending high school in Coosa County, Moon played college basketball at a community college. He entered the 2001 NBA Draft, but was not selected. Now, here’s where the fun really starts. While some undrafted players do eventually claw their way into the NBA, it’s…

Jeff Adrien now with the Boston Rebellion
May 29, 2017
Jeff Adrien

12After averaging a double-double (13.7 points and 10 rebounds) and reaching the Final Four during his Senior season in 2008-09 at the University of Connecticut, Jeff Adrien finished his college career with over 1,600 points and 1,100 rebounds. Adrien went undrafted and signed in Spain before going on to play in the NBA (Golden State…

Earl Boykins now playing with the Boston Rebellion
May 29, 2017
Earl Boykins

Throughout his 14-year professional career, Earl Boykins always played bigger than his 5-foot-5 frame as the second shortest NBA player in league history behind Muggsy Bogues (5-foot-3). Undrafted out of Eastern Michigan, Boykins played one season in the CBA before making a jump to the NBA with the New Jersey Nets. His best season in…

Marquis Daniel now playing for the Boston Rebelllion
May 29, 2017
Marquis Daniels

Simply put, Marquis Daniels is another undrafted success story that reached the NBA with the Dallas Mavericks in 2003 thanks to hard work paying off at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. An NBA All-Rookie Second Team selection in 2004, Daniels carved out a role for himself with a strong scoring touch in a backcourt…

Ricky Davis now playing with the Boston Rebellion
May 29, 2017
Ricky Davis

There’s a reason why they call him “Ricky Buckets”. When Ricky Davis stepped on the floor during his 12 years in the NBA, fans could always expect soaring scoring and entertainment from the former 21st overall pick out of Iowa in 1998. Davis averaged 13.5 points, 3.3 assists and 3.5 rebounds in 736 games for…

DerMarr Johnson now with the Boston Rebellion
May 29, 2017
DerMarr Johnson

When the 2000 NBA Draft rolled around, probably no player grabbed as much attention for his versatile game as DerMarr Johnson. The 6-foot-9 swingman received McDonald’s All-American, Parade Magazine and USA Today All-American honors as a Senior in 1999 and after spending one season at the University of Cincinnati, the Atlanta Hawks made him the…

Brian Scalabrine now with the Boston Rebellion
May 29, 2017
Brian Scalabrine

A well-traveled and hardworking big man, Brian Scalabrine will forever be known fondly by NBA fans as “The White Mamba”, a play off of Kobe Bryant’s “Black Mamba” moniker.  The 6-foot-9 power forward attended USC and was drafted in the second round (34th overall) in 2001 by the New Jersey Nets, helping the Nets reach…

Michael Sweetney now with the Boston Rebellion
May 29, 2017
Michael Sweetney

Michael Sweetney is a big man with a big game. Coming out of Oxon Hill High School, Sweetney was named Washington Post All Met Basketball Player of the Year, prior to attending Georgetown University. The 6-foot-8, 300 pound power forward/center earned Honorable Mention All-American as a Junior, was a finalist for Naismith College Player of…

San Francisco, pro basketball, summer, hoops
February 21, 2017
SF CyberBallers
SAN FRANCISCO ROSTER ANNOUNCEMENT SOON The CYBERBALLERS ARE BAY-BOUND San Francisco-area sports fans will soon have a new pro team to call their own. Get ready to welcome the San Francisco CyberBallers. Champions Basketball League is a summer pro league exclusively for athletes from the NBA. Featuring full-court, 5-on-5, NBA-regulation play, full teams with full...
Phoenix Desert Cats
February 21, 2017
Phoenix Desert Cats
PHOENIX ROSTER ANNOUNCEMENT COMING SOON PHOENIX DESERT CATS Hey Phoenix sports fans: You'll soon have a new pro team to call your own. Champions Basketball League is a summer pro league exclusively for athletes from the NBA. Featuring full-court, 5-on-5, NBA-regulation play, full teams with full rosters based in great cities, Champions extends the career...
February 21, 2017
Dallas Dunkers
DALLAS ROSTER ANNOUNCEMENT COMING SOON GREAT PRO SUMMER HOOPS COMING TO DALLAS Dallas sports fans will soon have a new pro team to call their own. Get ready to welcome the Dallas Dunkers. Champions Basketball League is a summer pro league exclusively for athletes from the NBA. Featuring full-court, 5-on-5, NBA-regulation play, full teams with...
February 21, 2017
Houston Hustle
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENTS COMING SOON GET READY FOR SOME HUSTLE THIS SUMMER Houston sports fans will soon have a new team to call their own. Champions Basketball League is a summer pro league exclusively for athletes from the NBA. Featuring full-court, 5-on-5, NBA-regulation play, full teams with full rosters based in great cities, Champions extends the...
February 21, 2017
Chicago Hoopers
CHICAGO ROSTER ANNOUNCEMENT COMING SOON CHICAGO IS BASKETBALL. SO, WE'RE COMING TO CHICAGO. Chicago sports fans will soon have a new pro team to call their own. Get ready to welcome the Chicago Hoopers. Champions Basketball League is a summer pro league exclusively for athletes from the NBA. Featuring full-court, 5-on-5, NBA-regulation play, full teams with full...
February 21, 2017
Minnesota Storm
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENTS COMING SOON A STORM IS BREWING. A GOOD KIND OF STORM. Prepare yourselves to eventually welcome the Minnesota Storm. Champions Basketball League is a summer pro league exclusively for athletes from the NBA. Featuring full-court, 5-on-5, NBA-regulation play, full teams with full rosters based in great cities, Champions extends the career of the...
February 21, 2017
Cleveland Jammers
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENTS COMING SOON GREAT CLEVELAND BASKETBALL IN THE SUMMER, TOO Cleveland's new pro sports team, the Cleveland Jammers, are coming soon. Champions Basketball League is a summer pro league exclusively for athletes from the NBA. Featuring full-court, 5-on-5, NBA-regulation play, full teams with full rosters based in great cities, Champions extends the career of...
February 21, 2017
Detroit PowerDrive
DETROIT ROSTER ANNOUNCEMENT COMING SOON IT'S GO-TIME, DETROIT Detroit sports fans will soon have a new pro team to call their own. Prepare to welcome the Detroit PowerDrive. Champions Basketball League is a summer pro league exclusively for athletes from the NBA. Featuring full-court, 5-on-5, NBA-regulation play, full teams with full rosters based in great...
February 21, 2017
Atlanta Speed
ATLANTA ROSTER ANNOUNCEMENT COMING SOON THE NEED FOR SPEED Coming soon, your Atlanta Speed. Champions Basketball League is a summer pro league exclusively for athletes from the NBA. Featuring full-court, 5-on-5, NBA-regulation play, full teams with full rosters based in great cities, Champions extends the career of the world-class NBA player during our summer season,...
February 21, 2017
DC Challengers
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENTS COMING SOON GET READY, DC Washington DC's newest pro sports team, the DC Challengers, are coming soon. Champions Basketball League is a summer pro league exclusively for athletes from the NBA. Featuring full-court, 5-on-5, NBA-regulation play, full teams with full rosters based in great cities, Champions extends the career of the world-class NBA...
February 21, 2017
Orlando Juice
ORLANDO ROSTER ANNOUNCEMENT COMING SOON YOU'VE GOT THE JUICE Orlando sports fans will soon have a new pro team to call their own. Get ready to welcome the Orlando Juice. Champions Basketball League is a summer pro league exclusively for athletes from the NBA. Featuring full-court, 5-on-5, NBA-regulation play, full teams with full rosters based in...
February 21, 2017
Miami Beach Kings
MIAMI ROSTER ANNOUNCEMENT COMING SOON TURNING UP THE HEAT IN MIAMI THIS SUMMER Miami's getting hotter soon. But, the cool kind of hot: basketball! And when its needed most: summertime. Coming soon, your Miami Beach Kings. Champions Basketball League is a summer pro league exclusively for athletes from the NBA. Featuring full-court, 5-on-5, NBA-regulation play,...
February 19, 2017
2017 eastern conference

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February 19, 2017
2017 western conference

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Byron Scott, President LA SuperStars
February 19, 2017
Byron Scott

From being one of the marquee NBA players throughout the 80’s to an award winning NBA coach, Bryon Scott has spent 26 years in the league including 3 NBA Championships (1985, 1987 and 1988) and being named NBA Coach of the Year (2008). A native of Ogden, Utah, Scott was selected 4th overall out of…

Hall of fame, all star, new york, basketball
February 19, 2017
Walt “Clyde” Fraizer

Walter “Clyde” Frazier (born March 29, 1945) is an American former basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As their floor general, he led the New York Knicks to the franchise’s only two NBA Championships (1970 and 1973), and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1987. Upon his retirement…

Gary Payton GM, LA SuperStars
February 19, 2017
Gary Payton

The man not only walked the walk, but he talked the talk. Inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2013, Gary Payton was one of the NBA’s best overall defenders and scoring point guards throughout his 17 years in the league, which included an NBA Championship in 2006. Known as “The Glove”, Payton…

Mitch Richmond, Coach LA SuperStars
February 19, 2017
Mitch Richmond

Long before Mitch Richmond manned the sidelines as an assistant coach for the St. John’s Red Storm, he ran the floor as a member of the Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings where Richmond was a 6-time NBA All-Star, 5-time All NBA and named Rookie of the Year in 1998. After attending Moberly Area Community…

Robert Parish - President Boston Rebellion
February 19, 2017
Robert Parish

Throughout a remarkable 21-seasons in the NBA and his Hall of Fame career, “The Chief” Robert Parish anchored the paint for the Boston Celtics for 14 of those seasons and helped raise three NBA Championship banners to the rafters in 1981, 1984 and 1986. Drafted by the Golden State Warriors in 1976 (8th overall), the…

UNC Charlotte GM, Boston Rebellion
February 19, 2017
Cedric Maxwell

Serving as General Manager of the Boston Rebellion, Cedric Maxwell continues his legacy in Boston where he spent eight of his eleven NBA seasons playing for the Celtics. Nicknamed “Cornbread” and coming out of UNC Charlotte as the 12th overall pick in the 1977 NBA Draft, Maxwell came into his own during his second year…

February 1, 2017
Gotham Ballers Management

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Media, comcast,
February 1, 2017
Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly, Formerly Senior Vice President Marketing and Sales management for Time Warner, serves as the Gotham Ballers executive vice president.

staff, leadership,
February 1, 2017
Carl George

Innovative entrepreneur engaged in building several successful companies over the past twenty years. Has pioneered the Champions League and leads the Gotham Ballers!

hall of fame, new york, philadelphia,
January 31, 2017
Earl “The Pearl” Monroe

Early years Born in Philadelphia, Monroe was a playground legend from an early age. His high school teammates at John Bartram High School called him “Thomas Edison” because of the many moves he invented. Monroe rose to prominence at a national level while playing basketball at then Division II Winston-Salem State University, located in Winston-Salem,…

Champions, All Stars
January 30, 2017
Mark Aguirre

College career While playing at DePaul University, he averaged 24.5 points over three seasons with the Blue Demons, and in 1981 was The Sporting News College Player of the Year. He also was the USBWA College Player of the Year and James Naismith Award winner in 1980, and a 2 time member of The Sporting…

January 16, 2017
Los Angeles SuperStars
OWN A PIECE OF THE LA SUPERSTARS! Share Tweet Share Pin +1 Reddit Email WORLD CLASS BASKETBALL BUILT FOR FAN FUN PRO 5-on-5 GAMES An action-packed July and August regular season followed by an awesome single-elimination September playoff tournament. THE EXPERIENCE A great fan experience, with meet & greets, cool contests, up-close seating, and very affordable...
December 19, 2016
Philadelphia Glory
PHILLY ROSTER ANNOUNCEMENT COMING SOON IT'S TIME, GLORY This team is built for you, Philly sports fans. You wanted great summertime basketball. We're bringing it to you. Champions Basketball League is a summer pro league exclusively for athletes from the NBA. Featuring full-court, 5-on-5, NBA-regulation play, full teams with full rosters based in great cities, Champions...
December 17, 2016
Gotham Ballers Roster

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December 17, 2016
LA SuperStars Roster

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December 15, 2016
Primary 2017

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December 15, 2016
Boston Rebellion
THE BOSTON REBELLION THE REBELLION ARE COMING Boston is The City of Champions, affectionately known as Title Town, a city where excellence is an expectation, success is its birthright, and where the measuring stick for greatness is determining by counting the number of championships that have been won. It is the home of the Boston...
NY Gotham Ballers - Champions Basketball League
December 15, 2016
New York Gotham Ballers

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syracuse, knicks, brooklyn
April 19, 2016
John Wallace

John Wallace was a dominating power forward with a well rounded game. He had the ability to carry the Syracuse team on his back for significant portions of games. Wallace was a steady free throw shooter, and developed into a perimeter shooting threat while at Syracuse. John Wallace Syracuse OrangemenWallace was the New York state…

April 12, 1990
Tyshawn Taylor

BACKGROUND A First-team All-Big 12 during his college career at Kansas, Tyshawn Taylor went from a second round pick (41st overall) in 2012 to spending two seasons in the NBA with the Brooklyn Nets. A quick point guard, Taylor saw action in the NBA Development League and averaged 16.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and 5.5 assists…

October 13, 1987
Chris Smith

BACKGROUND After going undrafted out of Louisville University in the 2012 NBA Draft, the younger brother of Cleveland Cavaliers small forward/shooting guard J.R.Smith signed with the New York Knicks in their NBA Summer League and training camp. Chris Smith joined the New York Knicks for the 2012 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. In the…

January 25, 1987
Anthony Mason, Jr.

BACKGROUND At St. John’s Anthony Mason Jr was one of the most dynamic scorers and playmakers during this time in the Big East, who earned honorable mention All-BIG EAST honors and first team accolades from the New York Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association (MBWA) as a junior in 2007-08. Son of beloved, Anthony Mason who played…

Daniel Gibson LA Superstars
February 27, 1986
Daniel Gibson

BACKGROUND After leading Jones High School in Houston, Texas to a State Championship in 2004, Daniel “Boobie” Gibson played two outstanding seasons at the University of Texas where the sharpshooting guard earned a number of postseason honors including Big 12 Freshman of the Year before opting for the NBA Draft in 2006. Gibson was selected…

July 14, 1984
Renaldo Balkman

BACKGROUND From college, to the NBA, NBA Development League and internationally, Renaldo Balkman brings unlimited energy to every court he steps on. Madison Square Garden roared for the scrappy defense from the 20th pick in the 2006 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks, as Balkman averaged 11.3 points, 9.9 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.9 steals…

Al Thornton LA SuperStars
December 7, 1983
Al Thornton

Al Thornton followed up his impressive four-year career at Florida State University by playing six seasons in the NBA, and was selected as the 14th overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers. In a rookie campaign that saw Thornton drop 38 points in a game, Thornton earned All-Rookie First Team…

Josh Childress LA SuperStars
June 20, 1983
Josh Childress

Josh Childress is California all the way. Born there, grew up there, went to high school and college there. Now he’s in the Champions Basketball League, with a Los Angeles jersey across his chest. But let’s turn back time: As a high-schooler, Childress’ skills earned him national recognition as a top talent in the country….

Andre Barett now with the Boston Rebellion
February 21, 1982
Andre Barrett

Andre Barrett has been around the world and back again within the game following a memorable college career at Seton Hall University. Despite going undrafted, Barrett signed as a free agent with the New York Knicks during the 2004-05 season, before going on to play with the Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, Milwaukee Bucks, Phoenix Suns,…

Carlos Boozer LA SuperStars
November 20, 1981
Carlos Boozer

One of the most talented players to come out of the NBA second round (35th overall in 2002), Carlos Boozer remains an active pro, spending the 2016-17 season in China with the Guangdong Southern Tigers. Boozer put together a strong college career at Duke University and was named an All-American and earned ACC Tournament MVP…

October 30, 1980
Kareem Rush

BACKGROUND In NBA history, there have been 61 sets of brothers who have played in the league, including Brandon Rush currently of the Golden State Warriors and his older brother, Kareem Rush. Brandon was selected as the 20th pick in the 2002 NBA Draft and ran the floor with Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal and the…

February 17, 1980
Al Harrington

BACKGROUND Al Harrington is ready to showcase the same athleticism that embodied his 16-year NBA career with 7 NBA teams with the Gotham Ballers. Harrington is one of 43 players drafted into the NBA straight out of high school, when the Indiana Pacers made him the 25th overall pick in the 1998 NBA Draft. Cousin…

May 7, 1978
Shawn Marion

BACKGROUND Shawn Marion was born in Waukegan, Illinois and played high school basketball in Clarksville, Tennessee at Clarksville High School, where he was a teammate of future NBA player Trenton Hassell. Marion played in 16 seasons after being selected with the ninth overall pick in the 1999 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Marion’s unique…

Jamaal Tinsley Gotham Ballers
February 28, 1978
Jamaal Tinsley

BACKGROUND From the hardtop of famed Rucker Park in New York City to the hardcourt in the NBA, Jamaal Tinsley’s professional career is one many would love to emulate. Tinsley had a phenomenal collegiate career at Iowa State University.After earning Big 10 Conference Player of the Year honors as a Junior, followed by a Senior…

December 30, 1977
Kenyon Martin

BACKGROUND A 15-year NBA veteran, Kenyon Martin was the first overall pick in the 2000 NBA Draft by the New Jersey Nets after starring at Cincinnati as National Player of the Year. At 6-9, Martin used his versatility and basketball IQ to earn All Rookie First Team honors and come in second in Rookie Of…