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photo of tourney MVP Tyrone Johnson: ESPN RISE, Joe Faraoni

The ESPN RISE National High School Invitational is the culminating event of the season, where some of the most talented prep teams from throughout the country get together for some end-of-season fireworks. Read More »

I got up real early this morning, hopping on an early-bird bus and traveling up to Springfield, MA to check out the 10th Annual Spalding Hoophall Classic. After viewing the strong ball at Jason Curry’s Big Apple Invitational Tournament at Baruch where 5-7 Aquille Carr from Patterson H.S. in Maryland had 34 points and 8 steals and Devin Coleman of Friends Central, PA went for 30 on Saturday, I looked forward to seeing more prep action on MLK day at the birthplace of basketball. First impressions: Read More »

Boost Mobile Elite 24 Recap The Latest / Aug 30, 2010 / 12:11 pm

photo of austin rivers: espn rise

Just getting back from a dizzying weekend of hoops out in Cali, where the Boost Mobile Elite 24 took center stage on the famous outdoor courts of Venice Beach. Between the scrimmages, workouts, dunk contest and the actual game, there was plenty of premier ball and upper tier skills to digest. Want to get a feel for what I was treated to? Read More »

Josh Selby throws it down at Rucker Park

Photo by Jon Lopez

Josh Selby throws it down at Rucker Park

The 4th annual Boost Mobile Elite 24 event, and it was an event indeed, was off the hook! First of all, anytime you put the top twenty-four high school ballers in the country on one court you’re bound to witness some quality hoops. But they weren’t gathered on just any court. They were gathered in the mecca: NYC. The hallowed grounds of Rucker Park, no less; however, due to poor weather conditions the game was actually moved to Gaucho’s Gym in the BX – the court that Stephon Marbury, Ed Pinckney, Sebastian Telfair, Rod Strickland and so many others have played on. Read More »

Before guys make it to the Tournament of Champions, they have to pay their dues. And this Saturday, August 22 at Goat Park (99th & Amsterdam), you’ll get to see the next group of Metro area legends in the making in the high school showcase game. Check out the roster: Read More »