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Macker goes Mad with inaugural indoor event at MSA Woodland in GR

Last Saturday, the 2017 Gus Macker All-World Tour opened up with Macker Madness at MSA Woodland in Grand Rapids, MI. It was the organization’s first indoor tournament in quite some time. Hoopers, ballers and shot-callers from around the Midwest descended on the former Woodland Skating Center for the inaugural tournament, a one-day contest for ballers of all […]

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Jorddan Myrick signs with Grand Rapids Danger

Earlier this week, the Grand Rapids Danger announced they reached an agreement with former West Ottawa High School and Lake Superior State University standout Jorddan Myrick to a contract for the 2016-17 ABA season. Myrick is a 5-foot-10 point guard from Holland, MI. While at West Ottawa, he earned All-OK Red Conference, all-area and Detroit Free […]

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GR’s Top 10: #8 “Sugar” Mel McLaughlin

#8 “Sugar” Melvin McLaughlin, Creston HS Nicknamed “Sugar,” Melvin was a long-range marksman who played before the three-point shot at Creston HS and CMU. He was named Mid-American Conference “Player of the Year” in 1982, when he averaged 24.1 points a game, twice making first-team all-MAC. Sugar is CMU’s all-time leading scorer (2,071 points).Four times […]