This past weekend, The Barclays Center hosted the 2014 EBC Celebrity Challenge, which featured some notable NBA talent and streetball players from various regions. In the first annual game at the Barclays, the three-game showdown featured players such as Marcus Williams (LA Team), Nolan Smith (DMV Team), Jarret Jack ( DMV Team), Erving Walker (NY Team) and other notable ballers. Read More »
We were at Barclays Center on Sunday taking in Game 4 between the Nets and Raptors and the crowd was, um, OK. An exciting Game 5 is taking place at the Air Canada Centre right now, and Brooklyn’s official Twitter account talked some junk to their fans after hearing the rowdy crowd in Toronto. Read More »
The 13th annual Jordan Brand Classic took place last night in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center and in typical fashion, the game did not disappoint, becoming the highest scoring game in JBC history. The folks at Jordan Brand did a phenomenal job this year showcasing some of the top high school basketball players in the country. The game was followed by an epic postgame concert by Grammy Award winning rapper, Macklemore. In case you missed it, Brooklyn was where it was at last night. Read More »
After seven months, the Red Bull Midnight Run has reached its conclusion, and the team outta Indianapolis upset a number of heavy favorites to claim the ultimate bragging rights as the “best basketball city in the country.” (Take a look at all the top plays and top dunks during the Final Round last week at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.) Read More »
It’s been more than seven months, and we’re finally coming to the heavily-anticipated conclusion of the Red Bull Midnight Run. Tonight and tomorrow, Brooklyn’s Barclays Center plays host to the Finals as we finally found out which of the nine cities will claim the ultimate bragging rights. We’ve already shown you the top eight dunks from the opening round, but now we’re showing the top eight plays in the lead-up to the new champion. Read More »
Round one of the Red Bull Midnight Run started half a year ago on the first day of June. Over the course of three months, in nine different cities, eight players were selected among the hundred best in each city by talent scouts such as John Wall and Anthony Davis. On January 10, following the Heat’s visit to face the Nets, those players are meeting in Brooklyn to decide which city will have the ultimate bragging rights. Read More »
It’s been debated for decades: Which city has the best ball players? Well yesterday, the Red Bull Midnight Run Finals gave us the answer.
In a day full of fun laughs and intense competition, teams from New York, Boston, D.C. and Chicago came together in an attempt to defend their cities’ names. Only one came out on top, and boy was it a sweet victory for them.
Yesterday we gave you a brief summary about what happened in the first two rounds in the tournament, and it couldn’t have ended in more exciting fashion in the wee hours of the night. Read More »
Over 400 of the best players from Boston, D.C., New York and Chicago competed in Red Bull Midnight Run for the chance to represent their city in the finals tomorrow (December 14) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Each city battled through two rounds of grueling cuts from 100 players to the final 8, who will compete for ultimate bragging rights in an unprecedented basketball event.
We’ve been releasing a series of infographics that take a deeper look into each city’s unique style of play and performance by the numbers. Read More »
Images of the new Brooklyn Nets court at the Barclays Center have been leaked in recent days, but now the first “official” photos of the floor have been released. Today’s New York Post has a gallery of shots that showcase the court and the arena. Read More »