BeerCityHoops Locals

Happy Birthday, Steve Scheffler!

Happy Birthday to Steve Scheffler! Scheffler starred at Forest Hills Northern during the mid-1980’s and made the All-State team in both basketball, as a center, and football, as a defensive tackle. The 6-foot-9, 240-pound Scheffler was recruited in both sports, including interest from Michigan’s Bo Schembechler. Despite not playing much during his first two years […]


Classic podcast: Steve Scheffler interview on The 3-Point Turn

This week’s The 3-Point Turn podcast is a re-airing of a classic interview with Grand Rapids’ own Steve Scheffler, who played in the NBA with the Seattle Supersonics and Boston Celtics among others. Scheffler and GC talk about the NBA Finals, going 1-on-1 with Larry Bird and more. Subscribe to the podcast free on iTunes!  […]

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GR’s Top 10: #6 Steve Scheffler

#6 Steve Scheffler Forest Hills Northern 6’9 C Steve Scheffler graduated from FHN in 1986 and even my 8th grade basketball coach couldn’t stop him in the paint. The big lefty was trouble for opponents here and at Purdue for Gene Keady. Drafted 39th overall by the Charlotte Hornets, he played 7 seasons in the […]