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Week 2 Recap in Video & Photos

VBL Recap Week 2Week 2 in the VBL featured thrillers and a dominant performance by the defending champions Overthrown survives the Mean Ones 63-57The day started off  with a battle between 2 talented teams. Overthrown was led by Larry Dew aka “Grandpa Dew” with 25 points, 8 rebounds, 7 steals and 8 assists. George McGrew chipped in with 12 points,…

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Checkout this article on Fox Sports on VBL Founder Nick Ansom

Nico Ansom has got the game to go with his look. Nico Ansom nets a 3-pointer in a “best of five” contest at the Venice Beach, Calif., basketball courts. His opponent talks trash. The chorus from the bleachers makes bets. Amid this gust of hot air, Ansom is the only white guy here. Sound familiar? “You play at Stanford?” an…

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SUMMER IS HERE – Welcome to the Hoopers Paradise Week 1

**Repost the 9th season cartoon event poster on Instagram with the hashtag #VBL for a chance to win exclusive @veniceball merchandise!!** VBL is back! Join us at the beach for the start of our historic 9th season. New teams, new gear, new giveaways…don’t miss out! 9:30 – 11:45am KVBL 12:00 – 1:15pm The Corporation vs Swagg Media 1:30 – 2:45pm…

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VBL Ron Beals Day – A moment in history

YESTERDAY AT THE VBL If you don’t know about Ron Beals’ Day, chances are you’re missing out on the greatest free summer entertainment that LA has to offer.  The Jamal Crawford endorsed Brandblack All-Stars were crowned the World Champions of the 2014 Venice Basketball League after defeating Hall of Fame in the main event of the 2nd Annual Ron Beals’ Day but this was one of…

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Ron Beals Day / Finals Schedule

Hosts of the day Sweet Beats LA and the voice of Venice Beach Mouthpiece 9am – 12pm – KVBL Showcase Games 9am – 7U 10am – 11U 11am – 14U 12pm – Battle of the Legends 50 and over Halftime show by Demolition Crew Ceremony with the legend “Ron Beals” 1:15pm 3rd Annual Bikini Ball Halftime by Rainbeau Mars &…

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Press Release and Video Preview #ronbealsday

This Sunday, August 17th, the Champions of the 2014 Venice Basketball Leaguewill be crowned during what has the potential to be the greatest day in Venice hoops history.  The end of summer celebration now known as Ron Beals’ Day is a unique entertainment showcase featuring celebrities, basketball, live music, art and fashion. Ron Beals’ is a streetball living legend who starred in…

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Recap: 2 days of non stop action at the VBL / CRAZY VIDEO

Photos by GreenEyez   Black and White by Shooting hoopS In words of our referee Joe “So, we had an unstable cell come through Venice and at The Beach where I was Reffing basketball games outdoors. We had lightning and thunder and rain. OH MY!! One particular thunder clap was so close and so loud that hundreds of folks scampered for…