Nolan Smith is one of the greatest players to ever come out of the DMV. And with the NBA lockout raging, the incoming rookie needed to somehow satiate his hoops jones this summer. The following mixtape features highlights from the Greater NC Pro-Am and Nike Pro City in D.C., and after watching, you’ll realize that he’s just getting started.
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We’ve been showing you highlights all summer from Nike Pro City in NYC, but have you seen any of the action taking place in The District? The nation’s best ballers from D.C. took their talents to Georgetown’s McDonough Memorial Gymnasium this summer, including NBA players Jeff Green, Greg Monroe, Greivis Vasquez, Brandon Jennings, Ty Lawson, Nolan Smith and Josh Selby. See what went down…
It looked like the deck was stacked against Dyckman/NYAC. It’s top player, Marshon Brooks, was absent for the third game in a row. It’s starting point guard from the conclusion of the regular season, Louis Dale, was in Europe. And the squad it was slated to go up against looked more like a mediocre NBA team from the future than your typical summer league squad.
But against a lineup that featured the NBA’s Roy Hibbert and Sundiata Gaines, the D-League’s Andre Barrett, and Florida’s Erving Walker, Dyckman/NYAC pulled off a convincing 110-88 victory against the defending champions last night at the Nike Pro City Championship. Read More »
Four teams walked into Baruch College’s ARC Arena last night, but by the evening’s end, only two were left standing. After a pair of back-and-forth semifinal contests, the Nike Pro City championship matchup is now set: tomorrow evening, Sundiata Gaines and The Franchise will look to defend its title against Dyckman/NYAC. Read More »
NBA players may be locked out, and college basketball may not tip-off for another three months, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t hoops to watch.
After a regular season that featured overtime contests, a surprise appearance from Kevin Durant, and a 60-point performance from John Lucas III, Nike Pro City is just heating up as the playoffs begin tonight at Manhattan’s Baruch College. Read More »
On Monday night, Kevin Durant decided it was time to take his game to the Mecca of streetball, and dropped 66 points at Rucker Park. Last night, his NYC summer hoops tour landed at Baruch College for Nike Pro City, where KD suited up and took on a Big Apple Basketball squad headlined by John Lucas III. While Lucas dropped 60 on 22-of-41 shooting, Durant eeked out the W in overtime, 146-143, and finished with 41.