A new paradigm hits the streets of NYC tonight up at Dyckman Park with Nike sponsoring a group of 10 streetballers now known as Team Nike coached by last year’s Nike Tournament of Champions winner – Maxwell “Bingo” Coles. The word is that the winner gets 5k a game to split every Wednesday night (still haven’t gotten the press release on that and I haven’t gotten a verbal from Nike personnel but we’ll see at 8 pm tonight!). That’s $500 balls a man, in a park that is known for big crowds and interaction with the players that is unrivaled on the planet.
If you follow our print editions you know that Dyckman Park is known for crowds to the gill…it’s going to be real interesting…First up is United Brooklyn with Gary Ervin and Kavon Lytch vs 2 Hard 2 Guard, Anti Freeze, Kiki Clarke, K. Sat and T2. Team Nike has a lot of guard play but only one ball, and with the crowd calling for Hard 2 Guard to take over (from Dyckman) it will be interesting to see how the team meshes. Read More »