One of the great things about the summer is getting to know the purity of basketball on the playground. The summer basketball leagues bring people together. That’s why the largely Dominican population in the Washington Heights section of New York City is so lucky to have Dyckman Park League cofounder Kenny Stevens. Read More »
Upper Manhattan’s Dyckman Park is one of the most legendary courts in New York and hosts one of the premier summer league tournaments around. Green-Label.com recently started a series of short videos on the characters who surround the renowned court and provide its unique flavor. Read More »
A few weeks back, we were asked to produce and “host” a short video series with Sprite that compares and contrasts playground basketball style and culture in New York City and Los Angeles. It was a tall task, especially when the two videos were only slated to a be a few minutes long, but we made a run at it and here are the results. Read More »
If you’ve been following along with Team Nike this summer up at Dyckman Park, then you probably already know that they’re playing in the championship game tonight against Ooh Way Records. The last time these two teams met, let’s just say the Swoosh got beat. But to celebrate the ‘chip and the rematch tonight, Nike Basketball is releasing a limited edition pack of the Nike Zoom Hyperfuse 2011s that Team Nike has been wearing this summer. Check ‘em out: Read More »
Just like Kevin Durant, it seems like Brandon Jennings has been playing everywhere this summer. With that, check him out showing off his handle last week at Dyckman Park in NYC and the Greater NC Pro-Am in Raleigh.
Tonight, what’s being called the “Game of the Decade” is going down up at Dyckman Park when Team Nike takes on Ooh Way Records, as squad featuring Ron Artest, Corey “Homicide” Williams, Dwight Hardy, Jeremy Hazell and potentially some special guests. With that, check out what Team Nike will be wearing on their feet. Read More »