BeerCityHoops GR Drive

Drive fall short against Mad Ants

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Devin Ebanks’ 3-pointer at the buzzer fell short as the Fort Wayne Mad Ants beat the Grand Rapids Drive 99-96 on Sunday afternoon in Beer City, USA. The Drive lineup had some new faces Sunday as Detroit Pistons’ assignees Spencer Dinwiddie and Darrun Hilliard made the trip west on I-96 to the DeltaPlex to […]

BeerCityHoops GR Danger

Brooks leads Danger rally, beat Fury 121-112

Wyoming, MI — The Grand Rapids Danger got off to a slow start but rallied after coach Chuck Johnson’s halftime speech to erase a 13-point deficit and beat the Chicago Fury Saturday night, 121-112. Derrick Brooks scored a team-high 26 points as the Danger were again without the services of guards Dauntrel Hill and leading […]

BeerCityHoops Locals

“We still got the Juice” 3-on-3 tournament next weekend

The Courthouse Athletic Center will host the 2nd annual “Who Still Got The Juice” 3-on-3 basketball tournament presented by Marcus Lancaster and UTS Inc. Sports on December 19th. UTS (Unity Trust Solidarity Inc.) brings this 18-team tournament and $250 cash prize 3-point shootout to Grand Rapids as winner-take-all event, with the only trophy going to […]

BeerCityHoops Locals

2016 HS Basketball Preview (Boys)

Here’s our preview of the boys’ HS basketball teams inside the #BeerCity limits: Oh, to have a bunch of returning seniors from last year’s State finals team. That’s the trouble Jared Redell has on his hands at NorthPointe Christian. The roster is loaded with size and talent so the OK Silver should expect to see […]

BeerCityHoops Locals

2016 HS Basketball Preview (Girls)

Here is a quick preview of the girls’ HS teams inside the #BeerCity limits: The Grand Rapids Christian Eagles were 17-5 overall last season and 9-1 in the OK White. Coach Tom Buteyn(fifth season) returns several players and has “the opportunity to have a strong offensive team” against league opponents Caledonia, Forest Hills Central, East […]

BeerCityHoops GR Drive

Back on the winning track, Drive win 128-99 over Raptors 905

It took the new look Drive roster a few minutes to find their balance welcoming three new players(Spencer Dinwiddie, Hilliard, Dahntay Jones) with NBA experience. After trailing 14-4 early in the first quarter, Darrun Hilliard scored a game-high 31 points as Grand Rapids beat the Toronto 905 128-99 on Saturday afternoon.   Grand Rapids, who shot […]