SLAM x Spalding Present: The History of New York City Basketball ??

SLAM x Spalding Present: The History of New York City Basketball ??

“There’s been a basketball bouncing in New York for years.” From the NY Rens — the first all-black professional team — in the 1920s, to Holcombe Rucker’s famous park tournament established in the 1950s, to the ascendance of greats such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Chris Mullin, to today’s summer leagues at Dyckman, the rich history of NYC basketball is legendary. Over the course of the past century, the Big Apple has emerged as the Mecca of hoops. The video...

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