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Rucker Park

155th St. & Frederick Douglass Blvd. New York, NY 10039 | Harlem | 212-639-9675

Location Description:

Entertainer's is one of two star-studded leagues that operate each summer at Rucker Park, the legendary Harlem playground at 155th Street and Eighth Avenue. Over the years, these rims have been bent by the likes of Kareem Abdul Jabbar (back when he was still Lew Alcindor) and Kobe Bryant (before the scandal). Originally just named P.S. 156, the courts were dedicated in 1974 to Holcombe Rucker, a heroic Parks Department employee who created a refuge for neighborhood youth underneath the halos of these rims (and begat a veritable brand name).

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