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Fusion lose home opener to Blazers

The Grand Rapids Fusion finally got to start their home schedule as the Windy City Blazers came to Beer City, USA. On the campus of Kuyper College, the Fusion welcomed their fans from the midwest including super fan Zachary Murphy and the Grand Rapids Sparks dance team. The Fusion got off to a quick start behind […]

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Beer City’s then and now go head-to-head in IBA

Two cities. One thought. Beer City, then and now. Nestled on the banks of Lake Michigan sits a midwest American town that has been known for it’s dirty water for more than a century. Across the Great State Lake and 30 miles upstream, lies the newest rendition of Tapsville. Saturday, basketball took center stage in the battle for […]

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Grand Rapids-Kenosha rivalry heats up to start season

The heated rivalry between the Grand Rapids Fusion and the Kenosha Ballers of the Independent Basketball Association is back in full force. Last weekend, the Fusion (0-1) traveled to the Cheese State to reengage their rivals, but it was the Ballers (1-0) who got the upper hand in a 130-123 win. It was a very physical […]

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GR Fusion heading into 2017 Spring IBA season

The IBA, the Independent Basketball Association, is returning to Grand Rapids this spring! Starting on March 25, the Grand Rapids Fusion will be back in action for the 2017 Spring season with a game on the road against the Kenosha Ballers and head to Milwaukee to play the Falcons on April 1. They’ll return home […]

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Is coach causing trouble? Coach/GSCeltic v. Wilkins/Bradshaw on card for HoopsGR #1

In a surprising announcement to both the host and the listeners, Grand Rapids Fusion coach Marco Wilkinson declared that he had challenged the duo of Delonzo Wilkins(below left) and Terry Bradshaw to a matchup on the hardwood against coach himself and his newest hoops partner, host of The 3-Point Turn and Billy Hoyle-like chump, Greg Cobb […]

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43 from Wilkins not enough for short-handed Fusion in loss to Kenosha

Delonzo Wilkins scored 43 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, but the Grand Rapids Fusion fell short in the opener of their Fall 2016 IBA Tour with a 143-130 loss to the Kenosha Ballers over the weekend. The Fusion headed out On The Mitten Road and into Wisconsin for the weekend game with just six players dressed. Randy Jefferson (back), Darrin […]

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Wilkins, GR Fusion stay involved in community before Fall IBA Tour

The Grand Rapids Fusion and their star forward, Mr. Double-Double Delonzo Wilkins, have been pretty busy in the Grand Rapids community in preparation for their upcoming Fall 2016 IBA Tour. At the start of ArtPrize 8, Wilkins went downtown and purchased 250 ArtPrize guide maps and bus passes for the community to use to get around […]

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Fusion lose to Kenosha, 145-100

Grand Rapids, MI — The Grand Rapids Fusion returned to the court on Saturday at Kuyper College but were unable to come away with the victory, losing 145-100 to the Kenosha Ballers in IBA spring season action. Coach Marco Wilkinson‘s club has been up and down this year with an influx of new talent amid […]

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Fusion take tough loss to Warriors, 111-108

Terry Bradshaw‘s three-point field goal attempt in the final seconds fell just short and the Illinois Hoopville Warrirors escaped Beer City, USA with the win as the Grand Rapids Fusion fell Saturday at Kuyper College by a final score of 111-108. After honoring military veterans and active duty servicemen, the Fusion got out to an […]

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Fusion take the floor Saturday at 3pm

The Grand Rapids Fusion will return to the court this Saturday, May 14 at 3pm at Kuyper College against the Illinois Hoopville Warriors in an IBA matchup. DeLonzo Wilkins and Amani Pritchett lead coach Marco Wilkinson‘s squad against the newest team in the IBA. Tickets are $7 each or 2 for $10 with kids under […]