BY MARC J. SPEARS | @MARCJSPEARSESPN Dominican cuisine can be quite complicated, but Karl-Anthony Towns likes to keep it simple. Sancocho, the Dominican Republic’s national dish, includes beef, chicken and sometimes even pork, all meats that are regular staples in most Dominican meals. But whether it’s his food preference or his love for his mother’s Dominican heritage, […]
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By Phil DeMeo Now this is what I’m talking about. Hey Fansided.com I don’t want any media credentials for any games at the Garden. Screw that. Get me courtside seats at Dyckman Park smack in the middle of Washington Heights right next to James Harden and my boys Lloyd Banks, Jim Jones, and Juelz Santana. […]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy) For those that don’t know, some of the best Streetball in the world is being played right in our own backyard. The Dyckman Tournament not only attracts top-notch basketball talent such as Kevin Durant, Ron Artest, J.R. Smith and Michael Beasley among many others […]
By Maya Shwayder, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — The Dyckman Basketball Tournament kicked off its 22nd year on Monday in Dyckman Park near 204th street. Opening night drew an estimated 1,100 spectators to the park, and another 1,200 watched on livestream as the Body Snatchers went head to head with Team 8732, and won, 73-70. […]
By SAMANTHA HENIG Alex Medina, the readers’ pick in our Jeremy Lin design competition, wasn’t always a Knicks fan. Although he grew up in Washington Heights, Medina spent his childhood rooting for the Chicago Bulls and more recently jumped ship for the Miami Heat. It was all about Jordan, then all about LeBron. And now, […]
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by Terrence Watson / @LowerEastScribe Scripted. It’s the only way one could describe what took place from June to August at Monsignor Kett Playground in Washington Heights. Everything from the special guest appearances by Billy Hunter, Mark Cuban, Jadakiss, Vado and Juelz Santana, to Kevin Durant capping off his pilgrimage to the Mecca accompanied by […]
Once again, much love to Blow Hip-Hop TV for their unrivaled coverage of the Dyckman tournament. We invite you to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmaYDRxzOac] S/O to Blow Hip-Hop TV for their excellent coverage of the Dyckman tournament. They are covering Dyckman Basketball better than anyone else, bar none! Also check out: http://dyckmanpark.com/
By Adry Torres NEW YORK — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban stopped by briefly during a game that featured Mavericks forward Corey Brewer and Bronx native Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday night at Dyckman Park. Cuban’s appearance was quicker than a New York minute. Word that he would make an appearance became […]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) With the NBA lockout looming, it seems that the stars of the league are making a pilgrimage to Dyckman Park to play in the hottest streetball tournament in the city. A who’s who of NBA talent has been showing up regularly to ball in our very own backyard; folks like Ron […]
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nX3PxKsyzmM] S/O to Blow Hip-Hop TV for the video.
By Jared Zwerling It was 8:15 on Wednesday night, the scheduled tip-off time, when Dyckman League announcer Joe Pope got on the mic to address the capacity crowd of about 3,000 at Monsignor Kett Playground in Washington Heights on 204th St. and Nagle Ave. “Let’s go! We need you to please clear the court so […]
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6q3JEvw-1BY] Click here for an earlier UC piece on Adris DeLeon.