TAG: Hoops In The Sun Inc.


NEW YORK, JULY 10, 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 host Hoops in the Sun All-Star 2009, in which it will be a memorable one as the league is in celebration of its 10th Anniversary. CEO’s of the league, Joe and Randy Cruz, predict that the 2009 edition of All-Star play could surpass the 2007 edition of the mid summer classic.

The 10th Hoops in the Sun All-Star Game will be played on Sunday, July 19 at Orchard Beach, which will also host the 14 & Under and 16 & Under Youth Division All-Star Games. Additionally, Hoops in the Sun will announce the All 10th Anniversary Team, Greatest Games, Favorite Moments and much more. 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 »

The 3rd Annual Hoops In the Sun (H.I.T.S.) Spring League, through the hard work of brothers Joe and Randy Cruz, has been in full effect since April 11. With about a month left until the May 31 Championship, the following statistics have been compiled:

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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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