Brian Mims & Castlemont Basketball Phenom Jamelle Carbino

This week Brickhouse Talk was permitted yet another unique opportunity to interview a player from Castlemont’s Men’s Varsity basketball team. The player that I am referring to is Jamelle Corbino. Jamelle has been playing organized basketball since elementary school, participating on various Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) teams, and actively honing his skills at the high school level. Jamelle naturally plays a shooting guard. However, an interim … [Read more...]

Brickhouse Talk Brian Mims Speaks With The 2012 Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall Of Famer Castlemont High Coach Hodari McGavock

Brickhouse Talk had a special opportunity to sit down and speak with Castlemont High School boys basketball Coach Hodari McGavock. Hodari has been coaching basketball for well over two decades and has built quite an impressive resume for himself. The man knows basketball like a preacher knows scripture and has recorded an impressive catalog of accomplishments. Some of his more recent achievements and accolades as a coach can be referenced … [Read more...]

SACRAMENTO KINGS fans are happy to hear that their team IS NOT  leaving the state capital! And THE TEAM  is just as elated to get a new place to call home downtown. After 1 year of turmoil, not knowing if the Kings will be extinct . The Sacramento Kings City Council approved a plan to help finance an estimated $391 million arena on Tuesday evening. The binding contracts from all sides could be signed as soon as April. The non-binding term …

Just when you thought the game was over Dallas leading by as many as 18 points in the 3rd quarter. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich decided to go with his reserves.The Mavericks had a 67-49 lead after Terry’s basket with 3:48 left in the third quarter. That’s when San Antonio’s reserves took over. Spurs’ 51 points came from bench players, and they went ahead by as many as nine in the fourth quarter by raining three's. There were seven …

Okay "yes" we all know the Los Angeles Lakers are held in high regards as one of the elite teams in the NBA and rightfully so due to numerous championships won in past history along with the 5 championships won in the Kobe Bryant era (2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010). The Lakers are supported by die hard fans not only limited to LA. They also have star power rooting for them as you will always find celebrities such as Jack Nicholson to name one …

  Speculations are being made according to Yahoo!Sports that the 34-year-old small forward Pierce who averages 15.7 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 3.6 assists per game this season may be subjected to a trade before the ending of his two years and $32 million contract through  (2013-14). Both Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen will be free agents this summer and numerous teams have inquired about Pierces standings with the Celtics. The Boston …

  Rasheed Wallace one of the most exciting players  I loved to watch. He brought so much aggressiveness to the game and he played hard along with trash talking when warranted. He knew just how to get under the skin of his defensive opponent mentally while destroying him on the boards offensively. Word has it according to Yahoo! Sports Rasheed is contemplating on returning  to the league. His agent, Bill Strickland told Yahoo! Sports …

The Boston Celtics  sustained a home loss against the Dallas Mavericks 90-85 Wednesday night. Boston's second loss  since winning four in a row. This game started off at very pace. The Celtics starting 5 were back on the floor but didn't have an answer to the Mavericks offense. Rajon Rondo worked aggressively pushing the ball down the court to try and spark  a flame in their what seemed to be cold offense. The Celtics  misfired on ten of …

Remember the player who's known for averaging 20.4 points during the regular season and 28.5 points during the playoffs. Who lead the Orlando Magic in scoring for 3 years. Who averaged a career-high 32.1 points per game during the 2002-03 NBA season and that's just a small calculation of his NBA career. Need I say more? It's the one and only Mr. Tracy McGrady aka T-Mac!! Well it looks like his mojo is back. As apart of the Atlanta Hawks …

"What do you mean we "The NBA 2011 Champions" aren't scheduled to play in Washington DC?? The very thought or phrase by Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban when learned that the NBA mistakenly did not schedule the Mavericks to play against the Wizard this season. The season was cut short (66 games) due the lock-out which resulted to teams not scheduled to play opposite conference this season, however Mark felt it was ludacris of the league to …