The month of June is in the books and players are back in NYC. Bone Collector and Brandon Jennings have appeared at the Rucker, Utah Jazz point guard Sundiata Gaines and Celtic Nate Robinson have run at Fireball at Baruch College, while playground pros like Antawn Dobie, Antoine “Miles High” Millien, 2 Hard 2 Guard, D. Hardy, Dre Barrett, Cab Driver, Gary Irvin and Eugene Lawrence have put in memorable performances at Dyckman, West 4th, Hoops in the Sun, Nike Pro City, Fireball and Tri-State.
40 point games by Dobie and Millien, the Hard 2 Guard drive by on D. Hardy at Dyckman, Brandon Jennings at EBC and the Money Train back court of Dobie and Gary Ervin knocking Nate Robinson out of the Fireball playoffs have been the highlights of the New York City summer.
Naming a player of the month is tough, but my vote goes to Eugene Lawrence, the former St. John’s Red Storm point guard, who is looking like the most NBA ready player in the city and Antawn Dobie whose nickname “Anti-Freeze” is by far the best in NYC. Read More »