Cinderellas Prevail in VBL Semifinals

The 2017 Venice Basketball League (“VBL”) Playoffs are in full swing, as this week saw a pair of semifinal games to determine the teams who will face off on August 13th for the VBL Finals. The morning began with a #ChurchOfHoops Kids Venice Basketball Clinic hosted by an all-star lineup of NBA Pro Larry Sanders, […]

Week 4 – VBL Player of the Week – Chris Staples

Actor, Model, Globetrotter, & Professional Dunker? Is it even possible to be a quadruple threat? Well, Chris Staples says yes! There is nothing this guy can’t do, except maybe fly. Wait, scratch that, he has even defied those odds too. As leading scorer of the day with 38 pts, 4 rebs, and 4 asst, Chris […]

Venice Basketball League Heats Up in 2017 Season’s Second Week

On an amazing Sunday with the first sunny day of the summer crowds gathered for the second week of the 2017 Venice Basketball League (“VBL”) season wrapped up this Sunday after a slate of 5 highly competitive games. As with every game day, the morning kicked off with #ChurchOfHoops, a weekly skills workshop for LA’s youth run […]

A Whole Lot of Hoopers at the VBL Open Run 2017

In case you forgot, summer is warming up on Venice Beach and the Venice Basketball League (“VBL”) is feeling the heat! This past Sunday May 21, we hosted our annual Open Run to scout new talent and bring the best young hoopers from around the area into the VBL fold. It was a long day […]

Veniceball Hoops for Hope with the Lakers

VBL All Star Chris Staples, Michael Purdie, Kwame Alexander and the Los Angeles Lakers, Metta World Peace, Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson supported the Hoops for Hope event raising money for kids in medical crisis this last Sunday. The Lakers had so much fun watching the dunk contest they later decided to join in the festivities and the […]

Chris Staples dunking

Top Pictures from the Venice Basketball League 2016

It’s almost that time of the year, the VBL will be back to the hoopers paradise every Sunday, starting June 4th. Here are some of the best moments from 2016, from NBA players, streetball legends to top dunkers in the world, we are looking forward to see you around or on the court for another epic […]