The Malden Neighborhood Basketball League (MNBL) will begin its 37th season this weekend with games on Saturday, January 7, and Sunday, January 8. The five head coaches have a combined 1,132 years of coaching in this league. Steve Wright, the head coach of the Bullets, is beginning his 37th season. Beany Amos, the head coach of the Lakers, is beginning his 36th season, Chris Rogers, the head coach of the Kings, is beginning his 32nd season, Joe Young, the head coach of the Celtics, is beginning his 19th season, and Chris Callinan, the head coach of the defending champions Sixers, is beginning his 8th season.
On Saturday at 2:30 p.m., the Bullets will play against the Celtics, and at 3:45 p.m. the Lakers will play the Kings. On Sunday at 2:30 p.m., the Bullets will play the Lakers, and at 3:45 p.m. the Kings will play the Sixers.
The MNBL is a program for any high-school-aged player who lives in Malden or goes to school in Malden and does not play for the school’s basketball teams. All games are played at the Ferryway School and are free to the public to attend.
Any questions about how to help support the MNBL can be submitted to MNBL President Ken Mazonson at 781-324-4420.