NBA owners won't give in

| Oct 19, 2011

NBA owners won't give in

by Ed Odeven

Wherever NBA games are played, there are thousands of people who depend on related opportunities to pay the bills, including those employed at the arena, nearby restaurants and hotels and game-day staff. Their livelihood is not a hot topic these days, as commissioner David ...

Problems plague every level of game

| Sep 25, 2011

Problems plague every level of game

by Ed Odeven

Without drastic changes in the way it operates — and stuck with a mentality that is out of date with current reality — the Japan Basketball Association (JBA) will continue to be a deterrent to success and progress in men’s and boys basketball at ...

| Aug 24, 2011

Lack of preseason games a real problem

by Ed Odeven

It’s farcical to suggest that the bj-league actually operates as a professional league most of the time. There’s no stability in the playing and coaching ranks, little evidence of improvement in most aspects of its operations and nearly no public recognition in a nation ...