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Don Xavier: Author, Motivational Speaker, Entrepreneur & Actor

Don Xavier is an entrepreneur, author, motivational speaker, actor & educator with a super-awesome attitude! His focus has always been to make a positive difference in people’s lives and to help them achieve their personal best. His speaking inspires individuals to take action and his keynote deliverance is a moving, self-management program for anyone who wants to shake off mediocrity and live up to their best, today. He helps to alter conditioning and to change habitual ways of thinking and behavior in order to play at such a level that one can become the very best they can be...

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2017 A.C.V.B. All-Star Game Voting

2017 ACVB All- Star Game Voting click here Voting for the 2017 ACVB All-Star Game has opened.  The game will be taking place at the Kid’s Day Event sponsored by the league at Bridgewater State University on May 20, 2017 at 3pm. ASSOCIAÇÁO CABO VERDIANA DE BASQUETBOL presents Kid’s Day • Dia Das Crianças Bridgewater State University Adrian Tinsley Center 325 Plymouth Street • Bridgewater, MA 02325 May 20, 2017 • 9am to 5pm ACVB will be holding basketball clinics for the youth. Bring the children and the whole family to enjoy a day of festivities including the 2017 ACVB...

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Associaçáo Cabo Verdiana de Basquetbol: Game 4 Recap

There were a lot of unexpected occurrences that took place during week 4 of the league. First, the game between Campana Lança and Lenfer, as many predicted, Campana would come on top, simply because of their prolific shooting from beyond the arc and strong leadership from their point guard, Manny Monteiro, 12 points, 6 assist. However, it was the performance of Anthony Vicente, scoring 41 points, something that has never been done in the league thus far that evoked excitement from the fans. Vincente attempted 18 shots from the 3-pt line making 13 of them at 73% average. He...

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A Rising Star

Janice Leao, Number 14, contesting a shot (pictured above) In the Cabo Verdean community, in the US and abroad, many athletes have risen to various levels of stature in their respective sports. Often times, female student-athletes do not receive the same level of coverage, but a two sport student-athlete at New Bedford High School is turning heads in only her sophomore year. Janice Leao, 15, whose family is from Fogo and Sao Vicente, is only a sophomore but has begun to make an impact as a basketball player and a volley ball player for the Whalers. At 6’3”, Janice...

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Associação Cabo Verdiana de Basquetbol

I, Tino Brazao, traveled to Cabo Verde in 2011 with a local Boston men’s basketball team, called Strela Negra, to participate in a Luso-African basketball tournament spearheaded by Rodrigo Mascarenhas of the Cabo Verde men’s national basketball team. The tournament and festivities took place in Santiago, Cabo Verde. This was an opportunity to participate against some of the best local Cabo Verdean players such as the Santiago All Star Team, and players from the Angolan national basketball team and Angolan club teams who came from abroad. The experience was incredible primarily due to the camaraderie, the phenomenal atmosphere and the passion for the...

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ACVB is a community men's basketball league, currently based in Boston & Brockton, that is in its infancy. The league/organization's mission is to integrate youth development activities through basketball clinics and other outreach programs provided by the league to the community.

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