Posts Tagged ‘Basketball’

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #IceWater

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #IceWater

This is how you introduce yourself to NEW YORK CITY. Game-winning three in Overtime of a Playoff game. @Dloading did that! #IceWater pic.twitter.com/K7SYO09lyE — Dyckman Basketball (@IamDyckman) August 10, 2017 Related: Streetball Lives @ Dyckman Park We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on […]


Why Karl-Anthony Towns Turned Down USA Basketball For The Dominican Republic | The Undefeated

Why Karl-Anthony Towns Turned Down USA Basketball For The Dominican Republic | The Undefeated

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, […]


Uptown Cares: The Uptown Unity Basketball Tournament & Charity Event

Uptown Cares: The Uptown Unity Basketball Tournament & Charity Event

Photography by Mike The Law (@MikeTh3Law)


J.R. Smith: Running the Courts in NYC | Buckets Over Broadway

J.R. Smith: Running the Courts in NYC | Buckets Over Broadway

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. […]


Streetball Lives @ Dyckman Park

Streetball Lives @ Dyckman Park

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 […]


Dyckman Basketball Tournament Jumps Off to a Big Start | DNAinfo

Dyckman Basketball Tournament Jumps Off to a Big Start | DNAinfo

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. […]


Linsanity Design Winner | NYTimes

Linsanity Design Winner | NYTimes

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, […]


#LinSanity Rages Uptown

#LinSanity Rages Uptown

The good folks over at Republica Update put together this awesome video of the Linsanity that is taking over New York City and the rest of the world. CHURCH OF #LINSANITY from República on Vimeo. We invite you to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com. [subscribe2]


The Summer That Saved City Basketball | SLAM Online

The Summer That Saved City Basketball | SLAM Online

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 […]


Dyckman Championship: Team Nike Vs. Ooh Way | Blow Hip-Hop TV

  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.


Dyckman Basketball – The Playoffs Have Arrived | BLOWHIPHOPTV.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/


Mark Cuban made an appearance at the Dyckman League on Friday | ESPN New York

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 […]


With Lockout Looming NBA Players Are Shining @ Dyckman Park

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 […]


Blow Hip Hop TV Captures the Game of the Decade @ Dyckman Park

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nX3PxKsyzmM] S/O to Blow Hip-Hop TV for the video.


New York streetball legends play in Dyckman League ‘game of the decade’ | ESPN New York

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 […]


Always On: Team Nike ft Uptown's Own Adris "2 Hard 2 Guard" DeLeon

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6q3JEvw-1BY] Click here for an earlier UC piece on Adris DeLeon.

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