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 »
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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 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 »
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 »
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 »
“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 »
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 »