This is the Tumblr site for Ball In, the World's Best Basketball Blog.
Ball In started as a paper zine in the mid-90s and became a blog on ManilaUserland in the late-90s. (The original site is: ballin.editthispage.com)
In Ball In, Basketball Is... Accessories, about basketball clothes (Shorts), equipment, collectibles (Cards) and fashion - Books, (yes) books are reviewed (guess what gets reviewed in Basketball Is... Movies) - Madness (college hoops) - Politics (radical Democratic Party and lefter) - Assists (other sites to check out) and spans the Basketball Universe - including Religion, Advertising, Beer, Brunch, Poetry, Family, Home, Racism, Music, Feminism, TV. Oh, yeah, and Love (and Sex), which I don't think we've gotten enough of in, if only because just like in Basketball, the only two things you can control in Love (and Sex) are defense and accessories.
Damen Bell-Holter (Haida) to play professional basketball overseas for BC Kormend
From a small Alaskan village of less than 300 people, Damen Bell-Holder (Haida) is living out his Dreams he has worked so hard for and now will be playing for one of the top teams in Europe during the off-season. Last season, Bell-Holter spent his NBA pre-season with the Boston Celtics and made it all the way until the final cut day.
Angel Goodrich (Cherokee) finishes second season in the WNBA for the Tulsa Shock
A year ago Angel Goodrich, a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, was drafted in the third round of the WNBA draft by the Tulsa Shock franchise. The Shock organization had already drafted Skylar Diggins third overall but by drafting Angel the Shock knew that she would be a good fit for the style of offense for former Tulsa head coach Gary Kopplenburg.
Shoni Schimmel finishes West Coast Road Games with Hot Hand
The most anticipated part of the season for Shoni Schimmel fans last week was the west coast swing of games held at Phoenix, Seattle, and Los Angeles. A large contingent of fans were on hand in getting a glimpse of Shoni’s “Sho-time” style of play that is most commonly referred to on reservations and Native communities across America as “rez ball”.