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Mr Mr. Everything a.k.a. Duke Nuke ‘Em

The Lower East Side is gonna get a little crazy tomorrow as the first major tournament in the 6th boro sets off its championship game with Uninvited Guest taking on last year’s runner up, Young Guns. If you aren’t in attendance, you will miss a classic.

Team 914 – HITS 2009 Champions Photo: Casey Lee

Throwback varsity jackets Photo: Casey Lee

(Sunday, August 16th) The championship day marked the 5th anniversary of the passing of Joe “Pops” Cruz. It was a memorable one as Pops 5 Legacy, a team created in honor of the Hoops in the Sun founder, took on Team 914 in the championship game at Orchard Beach in the Bronx. A moment of silence was held before the start of the game. People, hoop-heads and beach goers alike, took to the stands, along the sidelines, and by the main entrance for a packed game. MCs Bobby C and G-Stacks announced the commentary and in-game analysis of situations, players, and teams. Read More »