TAG: The Chosen League

Playground, Video / Aug 21, 2013 / 3:00 pm

Anthony Downing Embarrasses Defender With The Nastiest Crossover Of The Summer

Anthony Downing

If you’ve never been to the Chosen League in Philadelphia (which I’m sure many haven’t), you’re about to be impressed. The league brings together the best high school basketball players in the area for a summer filled with crazy crossovers and sizzling slams. Read More »

Playground, Video / Feb 6, 2013 / 5:00 pm

Video: The Chosen League History – A 2013 Preview

Chosen League

Which city produces the best ballplayers? It’s a never ending argument, and being that Dime has strong roots to Philadelphia (and New York City), we have our biases as well. The Chosen League is probably the best league in Philly, and they’ve just released a video to get you amped for the new season. Just about anyone who is anyone is featured in here, from names you don’t know to LeBron James. Read More »

Playground, Video / Aug 28, 2012 / 2:30 pm

2012 Chosen League Championship Mixtape Presented by Dime Mag

2012 Chosen League

Another season is in the books in Philly’s Chosen League, and the title this summer was taken home by Wayne Ellington‘s squad, which was led by Rysheed Jordan and Jahyde Gardiner. Check out highlights here from the entire season for one of our favorite leagues on the East Coast. As you can see, Philly ballplayers are no joke, as almost every kid in the league is D-I bound. Read More »

High School, Playground, Video / Aug 29, 2011 / 1:30 pm

The Chosen League Final Four & Championship Game Mixtape

Over the summer, Ballin365 had the privilege of witnessing the best outdoor high school baseketball league in the country. And while you’ve already seen some highlights from the regular season, here is a recap of the Final Four and Championship Game from The Chosen League. As you can see, Philly ballplayers are no joke, as almost every kid in the league is D-I bound.

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High School, Playground / Aug 17, 2011 / 11:30 am

Rysheed Jordan Headlines The 2011 All-Chosen League Teams

The Chosen League

As you know, this summer Dime sponsored a team in The Chosen League. While we finished the regular season with an undefeated 5-0 record, we lost last night, 64-61, in a Final Four matchup against Thaddeus Young‘s squad. So before they take on Jrue Holiday‘s team tonight in the championship game, we figured we’d announce the 2011 All-Chosen League Teams. Read More »

Playground, Video / Aug 11, 2011 / 4:00 pm

The Chosen League Mixtape

We told you earlier this summer that Dime sponsored a team in The Chosen League, and after the regular season we finished atop the standings with an undefeated 5-0 record. With the playoffs starting last night, we thought now was as good a time as any to drop The Chosen League Mixtape, featuring the best high school players in Philly including Daiquan Walker, Maurice Watson, Rysheed Jordan, Amir Garrett and many, many more. Check it out!

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High School, Playground / Jun 23, 2011 / 12:45 pm

Team Dime Wins Their First Game At The Chosen League In Philly

The Chosen League

If you play basketball and are from Philly, then chances are you know about The Chosen League. Founded by Rahim Thompson in 2002, well over 1,000 players have participated in the free summer league for high school student-athletes, with over 60 players going on to play Division I basketball. This summer, we decided to get our Fat Joe on and sponsor a team, with last night being our first game against Watch Dog Music. Here’s what went down… Read More »