Top street basketball players have banded together to form a new and exciting organization called S.K.Y. Streetball Syndicate, focused on special basketball tours and community outreach programs. S.K.Y., an acronym for (S)erving (K)knowledge to (Y)outh, has been developed by both organizers and players. The team will be comprised of long-time streetball stars and new, upcoming talent. ..read more..
The 2008 LA Lights Streetball Tournament kicked off on the 22nd of August last month featuring some of Indonesia’s best streetball players. Check out the highlight clip from the Allstar game featuring Ill Be Right Back, Special FX, Professor and Headache. ..comment.. ..view in high resolution
Nobody tells Earv Opong he is too small to play basketball anymore. His size was all the 5-foot-6 Sullivan County Community College point guard heard about growing up. He heard the same thing at Columbus High in the Bronx, where he sat the bench his senior year. “That stuff really didn’t bother me much,” Opong said. “It didn’t discourage me or anything. I used it as motivation. It just made me work harder.” All the hard work has paid off. The New York City playground star is being recruited by several small Division I schools. The list includes SUNY Albany, SUNY Stony Brook, Wright State (Ohio), Sacred Heart and Quinnipiac. ..read more..