The Dyckman tournament’s favorite team – “Dominican Power”- is a Friday night mainstay uptown under the train el. The team and the night is now a summer league tradition and Claim Your Crown has produced a lid for fans to rock to support their crew. To see the details go to: www.claimyourcrown.bigcartel.com
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Ricardo and Jeff Greer Highlights
If NYC’s Dyckman Tournament hung shirts on the gates of the park, two 6-5 Domincan players from Washington Heights, Ricardo Greer and his brother Jeff aka The Greer Brothers, would be among the first inductees into the tournament’s hall of fame. Their games in the early 2000s jammed the park; the crowds awed by their dynamic dunks and long-range jump shooting. Both grew up in the Jim Couch Foundation/Dyckman Program and were, in their own way, the Original Dominican Power. Read More »
World Premier and K-Sat prove to be too much for Dominican Power feature, kingdome / Sep 7, 2009 / 12:15 pm
Photo: Bang Lee (SpaceBallMag.net)
A crowd of 10,386 was announced in attendance before the game started. At the 10 minute mark in the first half, the Kingdome reached full capacity or somewhere close to it with about 400-500 people. Faces like Duke Tango, Quentin “T2″ Hosley, Sean Bell All-Star’s Coach Rah, and Richie Parker were in attendance to witness the 2009 Championship between Dominican Power (blue jerseys) and Big Cuzin Entertainment (black jerseys).
One squad brought team-oriented style, while the other displayed individual talent. Kendall “World Premier” Provett, Kenny “Grown Man Stuff / Serious Satellite” Satterfield, Sean “Killa” Kilpatrick, Jazz “Total Package” Mansell, and Tyshawn “Bodywide” Valentine started the game.
Guess which team they were. Please don’t get it twisted though; the other team bragged names like John “The Franchise” Strickland, Raul Mercedes, Richard “Slasher” Rivas, Baby Shaq, and Frank “Frankie Chulo” Penn. Read More »