Amidst the crumbling walls and the chilly weather outside the prison yard of Alcatraz, basketball players from 13 countries battled each other one-on-one to prove their worth on the court. But there can be only one king, and at the end of the night it was Hugh “Baby Shaq” Jones from Washington, D.C. that was left standing to take the crown.
Washington, D.C., native Hugh “Baby Shaq” Jones defeated New Orleans native Lance Perique, 18-9, in the finals of the Red Bull King of the Rock one-on-one basketball tournament held Saturday night on Alcatraz Island in the San Francisco Bay. Jones was the last of 64 total competitors from 13 countries who qualified to make the tournament. He took home its $10,000 first-place prize by using a strong post-up game against Perique, repeatedly backing him down toward the basket with his 6-foot-3, 230-pound frame until he scored an easy basket. It’s the second year of the tournament, where the half-court games are held in the old prison’s recreation yard. Inglewood native Izeah “Clutch” Bowman won it last year, but was knocked out in the round of 16 this year by Dalane Finely of Norfolk, Va..
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Preveiw to the Streetball DVD “Inside the Gates” the sequel to be released this summer from the nations capital Washington, DC, Southeast Barry Farms one of the best streetball leagues in the country. Feat Gilbert Arenas, Kevin Durant, Mike Beasley, Andre Blatche, Nate Robinson, Baby Shaq, And1, L-Train, D-Nice, P-Shitty, Sponge Bob, B Chase, David Hawkins, Donte Green and more.
The Cape Cod Frenzy found themselves down by five points against the Maryland Nighthawks with just 22 seconds remaining in the ‘Guinness Book of World Records’ game on Sunday. Frenzy forward Scott Hazelton drilled a 35 foot three pointer to cut the lead to two at 126-124 and the Frenzy immediately fouled Nighthawk guard Randy ‘White Chocolate’ Gill. ..read more..