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!
(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 »
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 »
THE BRONX AND ORCHARD BEACH READY TO HOST HITS ALL-STAR 2009
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 »
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 »