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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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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 overheat in St. Louis, fall to 2-4

St. Louis, MO — Even though it was all smiles as Grand Rapids Fusion players and staff piled into the team van Saturday morning, the 2014 IBA champs knew it was a long trip to St. Louis, about 450 miles long. So, diehard fans will understand the 134-84 loss to the St. Louis Trotters sent them home […]

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Grand Rapids Fusion 2016 roster

Coach Marco Wilkinson and the Grand Rapids Fusion are back for 2016! Check out the roster, schedule and more here. No Name Pos Ht 50 Austin, Junior F 6′ 2″ 15 Bradshaw, Terry F 6′ 3″ 21 Broyles, Myke G 6′ 2″ 1 Cope, Lamont G 5′ 11″ 30 Dutton, Bryan G 6′ 0″ 3 Hudson, Roy G 5′ 11″ 22 Jefferson, […]

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3-Point Turn Podcast: 1st episode!

We had some difficulty during our first segment, Shooting One(I didn’t have the mic on).  Coach Chuck Johnson saved the show during our second segment, The Bonus, talking about his ABA’s Grand Rapids Danger’s recent loss to the Flint Chargers, the lack of practice time in semi-pro leagues and the upcoming schedule versus Oakland and Kalamazoo. Marco Wilkinson, coach of the […]

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The 3-Point Turn podcast starts Tuesday, February 2nd

BeerCityHoops is happy to announce the launch of The 3-Point Turn podcast! The 3-Point Turn will focus first on current basketball news and topics, second on the hoops scene right here in Beer City USA, and finally, on the interesting people and stories throughout West Michigan. Join host Greg Cobb live every Tuesday at 6:30pm ET on blogtalkradio.com/beercityhoops […]

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Best Weekend in Sports 2015: Podcast

‘GSCeltic interviews’ with Marco Wilkinson, coach of the GR Fusion, and 2-time and reigning PBL Defensive Player of the Year, Courtney Blackmore. Music from Casual Sweetheart, the title track from Dark Summer. NFL draft, NBA playoffs, that horse race and the Vegas boxing thing make the news at the Beer City Hoops news desk. Our […]