TAG: Kendell Provet

Ladies and gents, boys and girls, children of all ages, Summer 2010 is almost here. If you’re like me, you’re fighting the cold winds of the winter and doing nothing but praying that they subside and the summer begins, when you can take all the extra clothing off and actually enjoy the weather. This is dedicated to all the tournaments in NYC–all the way from the Boogie Down Bronx through Queens and Brooklyn ’til you land in Lower Manhattan and make your final destination a trek up the FDR going from East to West Harlem! Read More »

"I-Robot" knocked down some clutch free throws in the championship at Dyckman

By Jonathan Lopez

Photo by Jon Lopez

Championship crowd at Dyckman, 8/20/09

Someone in the crowd joked that there was a record crowd of about 24,000 for the 19th-annual Dyckman championship Thursday night. He probably wasn’t that far off. The crowd was so thick there was no out of bounds line. In fact, the crowd took up about one-third of the court and the players had to adjust. Coaches were forced to operate almost from the foul line extended. The ambiance was streetball at its core. Fans were in the trees and on rooftops. Escalating shouts of, “Yeeeeaaaaahhhh,” for every one-on-one opportunity filled the air. Cars triple – not double – parked in the streets. Announcer/Commissioner/Coach/Founder Kenny Stevens called the game from atop the scorer’s table just so he could see. Read More »