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Union Square in New York City – 2011 People’s Games

At the vein of city life are the parks and recreational facilities that give men and women a haven from the grind of work. The People’s Games, according to the organizers, was a celebration of the common man and his right to compete and display his skill for his sport. Last week the inaugural sport chosen to kick off the Games was basketball, and two cities that love outdoor ball – LA and NYC – competed in a best-of-three tournament, with the first game held at Venice Beach and the second on a hardwood floor placed at the north end of Union Square Park in NYC. Game three was supposed to happen at the City College of NY (CCNY) up in Harlem but LA took care of that. Read More »

photo of jahii carson: maxpreps.com

After a four-year successful run at Harlem’s Rucker Park, the Boost Mobile Elite 24 is hitting the beach this year, Venice Beach to be exact. It’s a tough assignment, coming out here to L.A. to report on the event, but somebody’s gotta take one for the team. Hence, your man will be reporting back from Cali to drop some crumbs on the goings on, before the flavor and excitement are all consolidated in Bounce Mag issue #26. Read More »