Bria Janelle’s 10-year journey to becoming the voice of Atlanta basketball

Bria Janelle wanted to shift the image of Atlanta basketball for the younger generation. During every home game for the Atlanta Dream, she brings the energy out of each fan to create the most fun atmosphere in the WNBA. When she’s not hosting Dream games, she’s working with the WWE, Overtime Elite, AEBL, USA Basketball, […]

Atlanta basketball summer league returns with new corporate partner

Throughout the past decade, Atlanta has prided itself as the home to pros like Dwight Howard, Jaylen Brown, Collin Sexton, Isaac Okoro, Diamond DeShields, Lexie Brown, Te’a Cooper, Sharife Cooper, Anthony Edwards, Brandon Goodwin, Bj Boston, Malik Beasley, Josh Powell, Lou Williams, Josh Okogie and Maya Moore. But it’s becoming increasingly apparent with a blowout […]

Why the AEBL is important for the culture

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Entertainment Basketball League (AEBL) is set to host its sixth annual championship today at KIPPS Atlanta Collegiate. The championship comes a day after Saturday night’s semi-final, where four high school teams, local women all-stars and four AEBL teams competed. For the second straight year, the arena was standing-room only during day […]

DTLR, AEBL team up for DIRTY 24 high school basketball game

DTLR has partnered for the second year in a row with the Atlanta Entertainment Basketball League (AEBL) to host its annual “DIRTY 24” all-star game. The “DIRTY 24” brings 48 of the Southeast’s hottest boys and girls high school basketball players to one local arena. “DTLR has a passion for community events that highlight the accomplishments and talent […]

Jahi Rawlings on Atlanta Entertainment Basketball League’s growth, what’s next

Jahi “JahTheCEO” Rawlings is the founder and CEO of Sports & Entertainment Marketing and organizer of the Atlanta Entertainment Basketball League (AEBL) in order to meet a community need. Every year, the AEBL has grown. In its inaugural year, 2013, audience attendance only reached up to 200 people. Last year by season four, attendance topped […]

Full highlights of Kyrie Irving’s performance at AEBL

NBA superstar guard Kyrie Irving surprised Atlanta basketball fans on Aug. 19. Irving appeared and warmed up with Uptown Sounds moments before the team tipped off against Who’s Got Soul Cafe. The Atlanta Entertainment Basketball League (AEBL) hosted its championship weekend Aug. 19-20. The AEBL is one of the summer’s biggest Pro-Am leagues in the […]

Kyrie Irving makes surprise appearance at AEBL, drops 42 points

NBA superstar guard Kyrie Irving surprised Atlanta basketball fans on Aug. 19. Irving appeared and warmed up with Uptown Sounds moments before the team tipped off against Who’s Got Soul Cafe. The Atlanta Entertainment Basketball League (AEBL) is hosting its Championship Weekend The game was featured in the Atlanta Entertainment Basketball League (AEBL), which is […]

Lou Williams, Paul Millsap and Josh Smith headline the AEBL playoffs in Atlanta

 In the opening round of the AEBL playoffs, NBA players came out strong to help their respective teams advance to the final weekend of play for the 2015 season. A few notable players who suited up over the weekend included Lou Williams (Los Angeles Lakers), John Jenkins (Dallas Mavericks), Paul Millsap (Atlanta Hawks), and Josh Smith (Los Angeles […]

AEBL and 2 Chainz’ Tru Foundation to host back-to-school event in Atlanta

In week eight of AEBL street ball league, Atlanta Hawks’ Paul Milsap made his playing debut alongside his brothers, Elijah Milsap (Utah Jazz), Abraham Milsap and John Milsap. The Milsap brothers were also accompanied by former Atlanta Hawks and current Minnesota Timberwolves forward, Adreian Payne. Week eight was the final weekend of regular season play as teams competed for final seedings going into the […]

AEBL street basketball league prepares for championship weekend

The AEBL has become one of the most heralded street basketball leagues in Atlanta. In its second year, the league has attracted top NBA players, hip-hop artists and other celebrities who have taken part in the weekend festivities during the summer. The summer tournament will crown its second champion this weekend at Central Park in Atlanta. […]

AEBL street ball league host back-to-school celebration in Atlanta

The AEBL has become one of the most heralded street basketball leagues in Atlanta. On the weekend before metro Atlanta schools reopened, the AEBL held a back-to-school festival where kids got a chance to get free school supplies, haircuts and meet celebrities at Central Park in downtown Atlanta. Click continue to view images from the […]

Street ball returns to Atlanta with AEBL basketball tournament

Street ball has been a staple in cities such as New York and Los Angeles for decades. Although Atlanta is a hotbed for NBA talent, the city has yet to establish a major street ball presence. Jahi Rawlings realized that Atlanta had the infrastructure and talent to support a street ball league and decided to […]