Best Place to Ball (2008)

Kenya Hunt

Located smack-dab in the center of Harlem's projects at 155th Street and Eighth Avenue, the legendary Holcombe Rucker Memorial Park's countless stories of underprivileged kids who have risen out of the ghetto through streetball are the stuff hoop dreams are made of. TNT explored its legacy in the documentary, On Hallowed Ground: Streetball Champions of Rucker Park. B-ball legends like Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Pee-Wee Kirkland got their start here, and current NBA champions like Allen Iverson and Vince Carter visit to build street credibility. Catch the famed Entertainers Classic Tournament held every summer and see some of Harlem's finest streetballers, like Waliyy "Main Event" Dixon and Malloy "Future" Nesmith, battling it out on the courts.


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