TAG: Philly

Playground / Jun 15, 2012 / 12:37 pm

Point 3 Basketball Gives New Life to Iconic West Philly Court

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There’s a special place tucked away in the backstreets of West Philadelphia that isn’t well known to outsiders, but means the world to the neighborhood and the city’s basketball community. The Pit is a sunken basketball court off of the corner of 51st and Funston, that plays host to the highly-regarding Pit summer league as well as consistent pickup ball, and has been the site of many BBQs and neighborhood parties over the years. It is a vital piece of this great community.

The court though, has fallen into disrepair in recent years, as you can see from these shots I took a few months ago during a visit. Read More »

DimeTV, Playground, Video / Aug 6, 2010 / 8:46 am

Philly’s Best Battle for Money and Pride

Last Saturday’s Red Bull 2on2 Revolution Tournament in Philly was the best, most competitive tour stop yet. Every game was a physical test of grit and will, and when the smoke cleared, the toughest team was the last one standing. Check out the video below to get a taste of the gritty action in South Philly last weekend and to trace E2′s rampage to the title.

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