The Cruz brothers – Joe and Randy – have done it again! Yes, they have produced yet another trailer in anticipation of the summer season at Orchard Beach in the Bronx.

With the advancements in gadgets and gizmos, Joe and Randy Cruz have been the ones to intelligently market their tournament through their website – Hoopsinthesun.net – as well as other outlets like Facebook, Twitter, and Skype.

Peep this new trailer, not only of legendary moments in HITS history, but the marriage of street basketball and technology!

Last week, the temperature was warmer than the typical weather of previous January and winter seasons. As it reminded us of the soon-to-be summer season, we anticipate great tournaments like Hoops in the Sun at Orchard Beach in the Bronx, New York.

Thanks to the Cruz brothers, we have a trailer to get us ready for the outdoor game once again!

NEW YORK, AUGUST 11, 2009 – New York City, a city with a reputation for producing some of the greatest professional and streetballers in the world, and Orchard Beach, considered one of the city’s sexiest venues for playground basketball, will combine to once again host Hoops in the Sun Playoffs 2009, the tenth installment of Hoops in the Sun playoff basketball where players become great – and stars become legends.

The first round of the Hoops in the Sun Playoffs 2009 will begin at Read More »

Before Bingo’s All-Stars started their rivalry with R2K, there were the Pops 5 and Team 914 (Powerful Inc.) rivalry that’s been going on since 2003. They met in consecutive classic championship games back in 2005 & 2006. Both clubs got reacquainted once again Saturday afternoon Read More »

In Sunday’s first game we saw Team 914 show their early dominance in the 2009 campaign by defeating Hoop Street 121-85, going 2-0 on the young season. Team 914 was led by Jomo Belfor, who exploded for 48 points, hitting 10 three-pointers and scoring 24 points in the fourth quarter alone. Read More »

The Opening Weekend for the 10th Anniversary of Hoops in the Sun had its ups and downs. Saturday was rained out so games took place in the confines of the Baychester Community Center, but Sunday’s games took place where its supposed to take place – Orchard Beach. Read More »

2009 Spring League – Championship Preview

(1) Bingo’s All-Stars vs. (5) R2K Sunday May 31, 2009 – 3:00pm

South Bronx High School 701 St. Ann’s Avenue Bronx, NY 10455

Bingo’s All-Stars and R2K will meet in the 2009 Hoops in the Sun Spring League Championship. As if the rivalry couldn’t get any bigger, they meet in another championship game. But will the outcome be the same? Bingo’s All-Stars has had R2K’s number over the past year, dating back to the 2008 summer regular season, followed by their epic battle in the 2008 Summer Championship Game and then continuing into their May 9th game in the 2009 Spring League regular season. R2K has been close but cannot seem to get over the hump called Bingo’s All-Stars. Read More »


In Memory of “Pops” Cruz

Sat April 11th (SBH) M – GNC All Stars vs. Hoop Street (1pm) M – R2K vs. Blax Ballers (3pm)

Sun April 12th (SBH) M – Bingo’s All-Stars vs. W.H. All-Stars (1pm) M – Money Inc. vs. Untouchables (3pm)

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