Games start tomorrow at 10 a.m., with DJ Chino, DJ Boogie Blind and DJ Clue spinning throughout the day. The tournament field is filling out with teams headlined by NYC legends like Bobbito Garcia and Kenny Satterfield gunning for the cash prize.
When you’ve called some of the most hyped match-ups at Rucker Park for well over a decade, you’ve pretty much seen it all. Boobie Smooth, the legendary New York City MC and streetball icon, brought his microphone to Boston, Mass. this past Saturday for the first stop of the Red Bull 2on2 Revolution Tour. With a never-ending flow of crazy nicknames and hilarious commentary, Boobie had fans rolling with laughter all day long. Watch out for Boobie on the mic this Saturday, when the Revolution tour takes over Harlem’s Lincoln Playground (135th and 5th Ave). More on how you can enter the Red Bull 2on2 Revolution and win $2,000 after the jump.
Too many times, it feels like the people and the brands in charge of guiding the path of basketball and basketball gear seem to do so without ever talking to and taking cues from the sources that matter most – actual basketball players and fans. Converse is working hard to change that and they want you, our readers, to help.
The brand has launched an initiative called “Conversations,” an online community where Converse can have conversations with basketball consumers (even if they don’t play ball in Converse kicks) about their inspirations and preferences about all things hoop and basketball culture. So how does it work and what can you get out of it by joining? Read More »
This past Saturday (Jan. 16), the House of Hoops Chainlink Fundamentals Clinic went down at Columbia University in New York City. Nearly 100 boys and girls aged 12-18 came out and participated. This HOH clinic was a little different from past clinics because it was held during Martin Luther King Weekend. In honor of the late, great Dr. King, the clinic also featured a “Leave Your Mark” service challenge. Read More »
Other than writing about basketball, the next best thing is actually playing it. And last weekend I was able to do both. Traveling the country always looking for a game, I found myself in Hampton, Virginia for the first annual Red Bull 2on2 Revolution. Held at the legendary Boo Williams Sportsplex off of Armistead Pointe Parkway, our first obstacle was getting in (thanks to a large parade blocking the route). But once we were inside, it was some of the best basketball I’d seen in years. Read More »
Before guys make it to the Tournament of Champions, they have to pay their dues. And this Saturday, August 22 at Goat Park (99th & Amsterdam), you’ll get to see the next group of Metro area legends in the making in the high school showcase game. Check out the roster: Read More »
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