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Playground, Video / Oct 23, 2012 / 12:00 pm

Video: Terrell Owens Loses to 4-5 Mani Love in 1-on-1

terrell owens mani love video

This video popped up on YouTube this morning and, well, you can see for yourself. It features Terrell Owens playing 4-5 Venice Beach player Mani Love in a one-on-game in a Los Angeles gym. Read More »

Playground, Video / Jun 21, 2012 / 3:22 pm

NYC Vs. LA: Dime Hosts Sprite’s Uncontainable Courts Series

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 »

Playground / Feb 21, 2012 / 6:15 pm

Got the Best Jump Shot? Prove it This Weekend in L.A.

21 Jump Street

If any of our readers are going to be in the Los Angeles area this weekend, we wanted to let you know about an event being put on by our friends at Complex in conjuction with the new movie 21 Jump Street.

The 21 Jump Shot Challenge is being held this Saturday, February 25th, on the Venice Beach Boardwalk basketball courts (Ocean Front Walk and 17th Street) from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Read More »

Playground, Style - Kicks and Gear / Jun 17, 2011 / 1:30 pm

Red Bull King of the Rock Kicks off in L.A. Tomorrow!

King Of The Rock

Maybe you saw the TV spots being run during the NBA Finals. If you’re a reader of this site you almost certainly have seen the the ads and videos across the top of DimeMag.com promoting Red Bull‘s awesome, global King of the Rock tour.

King of the Rock in the United States officially kicks off tomorrow in Los Angeles. 64 players will meet to battle it out in a grueling 1-on-1 qualifying tournament for the right to represent L.A. in September’s championship tournament on Alcatraz Island. If you are interested in watching – or competing – tomorrow, here is what you need to know: Read More »

College, High School, Playground / Aug 30, 2010 / 11:00 am

Kyle Wiltjer Commits To Kentucky & Dominates At Elite 24

For the past four years, the Boost Mobile Elite 24 has been able to bring in two-dozen of the country’s best high school ballers – no matter the grade level – to its annual all-star event at Rucker Park in Harlem. But for its fifth installment this past August, the event’s promoters wanted to give it a little West Coast makeover; deciding instead to host the festivities at the legendary outdoor courts in Venice Beach, Calif. Read More »

College, High School, NBA, Playground / Sep 2, 2009 / 1:00 pm

Bone Collector, Special Delivery & Sick Wit It Battle At Venice Beach

VBL

“The finals were simply amazing, a real spectacle… VBL is powerful, a must see for anyone who visits Los Angeles… real streetball, great games, love the music… the announcers are fantastic, I come every week with my family and stay for six hours.” These are just some of the things that people said to Nick Ansom, Director of the Venice Basketball League, this past weekend. And if you’ve ever been, you’d know why. Read More »

Playground / Jul 23, 2009 / 1:42 pm

Scenes From White Men Can’t Jump, Part 3

White Men Can't Jump

Although people have been playing basketball at Venice Beach for years, there really was nothing like it when White Men Can’t Jump 2-on-2 Tournament took over the courts. If you were there and played, check out the pics on BallersNetwork.com.

Playground / Jul 22, 2009 / 7:45 pm

Scenes From White Men Can’t Jump, Part 2

White Men Can't Jump

Although people have been playing basketball at Venice Beach for years, there really was nothing like it when White Men Can’t Jump 2-on-2 Tournament took over the courts. If you were there and played, check out the pics on BallersNetwork.com as we roll them out in three installments today.

Playground / Jul 22, 2009 / 1:23 pm

Scenes From White Men Can’t Jump, Part 1

White Men Can't Jump

Although people have been playing basketball at Venice Beach for years, there really was nothing like it when White Men Can’t Jump 2-on-2 Tournament took over the courts. If you were there and played, check out the pics on BallersNetwork.com as we roll them out in three installments today.

Playground / Jul 13, 2009 / 6:45 pm

These Two Could Beat Wesley & Woody

White Men Can't Jump

If there was ever going to be a White Men Can’t Jump 2, it would have been filmed this past weekend at the courts in Venice Beach. In honor of the iconic film, Nike Basketball hosted a 2-on-2 basketball tournament at the legendary playground courts that brought out 64 of the best teams Southern California has to offer. Read More »