2017 VBL Ron Beals Day – Full Schedule

Ron Beals and NBA Champs Hosts VBL End of the Summer Basketball Party This Sunday, August 13th, VBL will wrap up its 11th summer season with a star-studded day on the court. Honoring Venice Beach legend Ron Beals who featured in opening scene in “White Men Can’t Jump”, is the inspiration behind this historical day. […]

Upsets Abound in VBL Playoff Quarterfinals

 The Venice Basketball League (“VBL”) playoffs kicked off this week with a full slate of games in the Hooper’s Paradise. The Kid’s Venice Basketball League hosted their weekly #ChurchOfHoops clinic, this week featuring NBA trainer Adam Quinter. After the clinic, it was time for vintage VBL playoff action… let’s get into it!  Los Fearless Wins […]

Regular season finale recap

The 2017 Venice Basketball League (“VBL”) regular season is officially over! This past Sunday marked the VBL squads’ last chance to hone their game before the playoffs begin on July 23. After a #ChurchOfHoops morning clinic for the Kids Venice Basketball League, hosted by former Los Angeles Laker Samaki Walker, the games were on! Project […]

VBL Q&A of the Day: The Voice of Venice Beach AKA Mouthpiece

You’re just walking down the beach board walk when a laughing crowd grabs your attention. You head over to the courts to see what everything is all about and you too become captivated by the Voice of Venice Beach AKA Mouthpiece. Witty, clairvoyant, & a natural talent, Mouthpiece easily keeps the crowd entertained by his […]

J Clark the Jumper is crowned VBL DunkFest 2.0 Champion

The world’s highest fliers descended on Venice Beach for the Venice Basketball League DunkFest 2.0 this past Saturday. Hosted by Los Angeles Laker Larry Nance, Jr and his father Larry Nance the first ever NBA slam dunk champion. The contest featured an all-star panel of judges including Memphis Grizzly Ben McLemore, Bleacher Report sports journalist […]

Venice Basketball League Brings the Heat in Week 6

The heat wave smothering Southern California this past week may have set records downtown and knocked out power for hundreds of thousands in LA – but it didn’t stop the Venice Basketball League (“VBL”) from firing on all cylinders. After a very special #ChurchOfHoops Kids Venice Basketball League morning clinic hosted by marquee NBA trainer […]