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The Official McCoy Podcast - Jelani McCoy w/ Ricky Volante + David West

The Official McCoy podcast
By: jelani mccoy

Jelani welcomes HBL CEO Ricky Volante to discuss everything that the HBL is trying to accomplish. Also, HBL COO David West talks about his first venture after retirement and how this league stacks up to the NCAA. [listen here…]


SI Now Friday December 21, 2018

sports illustrated
By: si now

Guests: Lennox Lewis, David West and Jonathan Jones. David West on the HBL at 16:26. [listen here…]


At Large with Alex Wong

The SCore
By: alex wong

Ricky Volante, CEO of the HBL, and David West, COO, join the podcast to talk about why they’re part of a project to give incoming college players an alternative to playing in the NCAA. [listen here…]


4 SZNS NBA Podcast #88 Champion edition

4SZNS NBA PODCAST
By: zak noble

Joined by 2x NBA and HBL COO Champion David West and CEO Ricky Volante to discuss disrupting college basketball and David’s career. [listen here…]


the right time with bomani jones: David west

espn radio

Bomani is joined by 2x NBA champion with the Warriors and COO of the brand new "Historic Basketball League" David West. [listen here…]


Startup basketball league based in Cleveland says it can compete with the NCAA

Crain’s cleveland business journal
By: kevin kleps

In 18 months, the Historical Basketball League plans to launch with games in 12 cities. [continued reading…]


Interview w/Ricky Volante: Historical Basketball League Plans to Disrupt NCAA

the unafraid show
By: kassandra ramsey

Should college athletes be paid? The Historical Basketball League says yes. The HBL is a start-up basketball league that plans to disrupt the NCAA’s current economic model. [continue reading…]


Cleveland-based Historical Basketball League hires David West, will pay college players up to $150K

Crain’s cleveland business journal
By: kevin kleps

A Cleveland-based basketball league that aims to turn the NCAA model on its proverbial head has added a two-time NBA All-Star to its list of top executives. [continued reading...]


Ohio Lawyer May/June 2018

Beyond the Courtroom - Ricky Volante and the Historical Basketball League
By: Zoe Legato

This could be what finally ends the charade of amateurism... [continue reading...] (Pages 18-20 online version)

 

PRESS RELEASES


THE HISTORICAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE HIRES NBA CHAMPION DAVID WEST

November 18, 2018

THE NEW LEAGUE JUST TOOK A SIGNIFICANT STEP TOWARDS SOLIDIFYING ITS ROLE ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF HISTORY

The Historical Basketball League (HBL) is the first college basketball league to compensate and educate its players based on their market value. [continue reading…]


The HBL and McGowan PAE Finalize Partnership

March 27, 2018

The Historical Basketball League (HBL) announced a partnership with McGowan PAE (Professional Athletes & Entertainers), a division of The McGowan Companies. [continue reading...]


The HBL Elite 25 – Class of 2019

February 1, 2018

The Historical Basketball League released the HBL Elite 25 High School Basketball Players for the Class of 2019. The list is now available thanks to Gerald Cannon of Ballers Bridge! The list can be found here.