Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 talks with head coach Jason Kidd of the Milwaukee Bucks during the first half at Quicken Loans Arena on October 14, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Lincoln (Mo.) University Alum Part Of Bucks Ownership Group

Valerie Daniels-Carter, who played women’s pro basketball, is president & CEO of V&J Holdings

10/17/2014

Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards drives past Jimmy Butler #21 of the Chicago Bulls during a preseason game at the United Center on October 6, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The Wizards defeated the Bulls 85-81.   (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bradley Beal Needs Wrist Surgery

Chaminade HS alum’s return time to Washington Wizards unknown

10/12/2014

(L to R) Nene #42, John Wall #2, Bradley Beal #3 and Paul Pierce #34 of the Washington Wizards pose for a portrait during Media Day at the Verizon Center on September 29, 2014 in Washington D.C. (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Bradley Beal Brags On Backcourt

St. Louis native says his Wizards have best guards in NBA.

09/30/2014

Willie Reed #55 of the Brooklyn Nets poses for a portrait during Media Day at the Nets practice facility on September 26, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

SLU Alum Willie Reed Earns Shot With Brooklyn

Former Billikens star gets a training camp look with the NBA’s Nets

09/29/2014

Kim English #24 of the Missouri Tigers celebrates their 90 to 75 win over the Baylor Bears during the championship game of the 2012 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Sprint Center on March 10, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Ex-Mizzou Star Signs With Chicago Bulls

Kim English & Poplar Bluff native Ben Hansbrough will compete for roster spots.

09/26/2014

Caldwell Jones in 1977 photo (Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)

St. Louis Spirits Alum Caldwell Jones Dies

Center played for local ABA franchise during 1975-76 season

09/22/2014

Creighton's Doug McDermott (3) works to get past Indiana State's Manny Arop in the second half of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament game at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on March 9, 2013.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Doug McDermott’s Clothes Selling For Charity

Creighton alum’s college roommate came up with idea.

09/12/2014

Marvin Barnes #24 of the St. Louis Spirits grabs hold of Julius Erving #32 of the New York Nets during an ABA game circa 1975 at the Nassau Veteran's Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: (Photo by NBA Photo Library/NBAE via Getty Images)

More On Death Of “Bad News” Barnes

Former St. Louis Spirits star passed away in Providence RI at age 62.

09/08/2014

Marvin Barnes #24 of the St. Louis Spirits drives to the basket against the New York Nets during an ABA game circa 1974 at the Nassau veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 1974 NBAE (Photo by NBA Photo Library/NBAE via Getty Images)

St. Louis ABA Star Marvin Barnes Dies

The man they called “Bad News” was 62.

09/08/2014

Getty/Jamie Squire

Mizzou Alum Oriakhi Headed To Sacramento

Forward was Phoenix Suns second-round draft pick a year ago.

07/12/2014

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