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Taylor Kirkham drives to the basket against the Atlanta Ballers

New York Ballers defeat Atlanta at Home in Overtime

Atlanta — The New York Ballers defeated the Atlanta Ballers 119-114 in overtime at the Infinite Energy Center. After a tough loss to the Seattle Ballers last week, the New York Ballers showcased the ultimate comeback with their fast pace defensive win against the Atlanta Ballers. “We actually dropped the ball the last few minutes....
Caleal Walker handles the ball for the Dallas Ballers

Dallas Continues Winning Streak in Win Over Philadelphia

Atlanta — The Dallas Ballers defeated the Philadelphia Ballers 115-81 at the Infinite Energy Center. With their win over the Philadelphia Ballers, Dallas is proving they are capable of being a top caliber championship team. Dallas set the tone early, as they rode a 45-21 point first quarter to victory. The Dallas Ballers held a...
LaMelo Ball driving to the basket

Los Angeles Ballers Survives Scare over Chicago Ballers

Manny Alvarez/JBA Writer  Chicago — After dismantling a then undefeated Atlanta Ballers squad, Los Angeles got a scare of its own against a motivated Chicago team. LiAngelo Ball scored 54 points with 16 rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Ballers to a 130-122 victory over the Chicago Ballers on Saturday in a loud Wintrust Arena...
Capri Uzan brings the ball up the court for the Seattle Ballers

Seattle Ballers Take Down Houston Ballers: Brandon Willis Shines in Debut

Manny Alvarez/JBA Writer  If Seattle needed a boost, they found it with the new addition of Brandon Willis. Willis scored 23 points in his JBA League debut to lead Seattle to a 125-98 victory over the Houston Ballers on Saturday at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Illinois. The extra help took pressure off of Je’Rell...

BALL BROTHERS HAND ATLANTA THEIR FIRST LOSS

Manny Alvarez/JBA Writer  In what was suppose to be a potential preview of the JBA League Championship game turned into a one-sided affair.   The Ball brothers turned the Atlanta Ballers upside down and finally made them human, giving them their first loss on the season. The Los Angeles Ballers secured a 170-123 victory over...
Nyang Wek lets out a big yell with the Dallas Ballers

Wek Keeps Dallas on Top in His Home Debut

Manny Alvarez/JBA Writer  Nyang Wek missed the first few weeks of the JBA season and returned right after their first game at home. He made the most of it in their return to Dallas. Wek, otherwise known as ‘Tako’, led the Dallas Ballers with 31 points and 13 rebounds in their 109-100 victory over the...

Hollis, Houston escape with win despite Philly comeback

Manny Alvarez/JBA Writer  No lead is safe in the JBA League, no matter how big. The Houston Ballers had a huge 22-point lead, but Philadelphia rushed back in to take the lead in the fourth quarter, but Curtis Hollis pushed Houston back on top to a 115-103 victory over the Philadelphia Ballers in the first...
Je'Rell Springer takes a free throw in his win with the Seattle Ballers

Seattle takes defensive win in Fairfax

Manny Alvarez/JBA Writer   A small team loves taking the outside shot, but when the Seattle Ballers took the outside away, New York had to penetrate and Seattle was ready.     Jerrel Springer and Anthony Carmon handled the offense in Seattle’s 115-98 victory over the New York Ballers in George Mason University’s Eagle Bank...

2018 JBA League Media Day

Young superstars made their first steps into the pros during the 2018 JBA League Media Day at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California on Monday morning, June 11th. Media Day is the kickoff to training camp for the home opener next Thursday, June 21st at Citizens Business Bank Arena starting with the 5:00 PM...

JBA League Makes History, LaMelo Ball Flirts with a Triple-Double but Niles Malone was the Star of the Night

Ontario, California​ — History was made in the “New Ball Era” as the first professional basketball league of its kind took the court at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California. And for the fans that attended the game or watched it live on the JBA Facebook page, were given a treat on Thursday night....
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