Every summer, NYC’s greatest young athletes flock to the city’s streetball courts for competitive outdoor games of basketball attended local onlookers.More
Madison Square Garden
Fans of the woeful New York Knickerbockers haven’t had a lot to cheer for in recent years, or ever. But on May 8, 1970, an electric Madison Square Garden crowd saw the Knicks crush the Los Angeles Lakers to bring home their first NBA championship.
Coached by New York native Red Holzman, …More
NYC has sent legions of legendary players into basketball. This is reason why you hardly ever see NYC teams in the Final Four and March MadnessMore
New York City is buzzing about the NBA All-Star Game this weekend at Madison Square Garden. Yesterday, we looked at the history of the New York Renaissance team, aka the Harlem Rens, the most famous of the black fives. We also chose this Friday’s event at the Apollo Theater, the 10th Annual All-Star Gospel Celebration as one …More
The oldest known basketball court is located in Paris, in the YMCA on 14 rue Trévise in the 9th arrondisement of Paris, in a building built in 1892More