Harlem Globetrotters Dribbling Legend Fred “Curly” Neal Passes At 77

Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died. He was 77. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Harlem B-Ball Legend And Rucker Park Great Bob McCullough Turned 79

Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Saturday, February 22, 2020, photographer Sietu Oronde attended the 79th birthday celebration for Bob McCullough, the Harlem basketball legend and Rucker Park great in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: Top 5 Nutrition Practices That All Basketball Players Should Follow

By Ashley Sobel, RD, CDN

In any competitive sport, athletes are constantly striving to reach their peak performance to be stronger, faster, and better. Continue Reading →

Harlem Basketball Coach And Mentor Finalist For Junior Knicks Coach Of The Year Award

Harlem’s own Coach Chiene Jones has been selected as a finalist for the Junior Knicks Coach of the Year Award presented by Hospital for Special Surgery. Continue Reading →

The Late NBA Legend Kobe Bryant Had Deep Harlem Connections From Rucker To Rice

Late NBA star Kobe Bryant was a hero in Los Angeles, but he also had connections to the east coast, and specifically, NYC’s Harlem neighborhood. Continue Reading →

Bob Douglas, Father Of Black Professional Basketball And Founder Of The NY Rens Basketball Team

Robert L. Douglas, November 4, 1882 – July 16, 1979, was the founder of the New York Renaissance “Rens” basketball team in Harlem, NY. Nicknamed the “Father of Black Professional Basketball.” Continue Reading →

Facebook, NYC Parks, And Publicolor Reimagine Marcus Garvey Park Basketball Court

Facebook’s Artist in Residence (AIR) Program is giving the Marcus Garvey Park basketball court in Harlem a makeover thanks to a partnership with NYC Parks and the help of students from Publicolor.
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