Streetball Update: Sean Bell All-Stars vs. Tru Warriors!
New York City streets are heating up this summer with some serious streetball action at the legendary Rucker Park in Harlem... and Jimmy Jazz, your #1 fashion destination is proud to be a retail partner at this year's Entertainer's Basketball Classic (EBC) tournament!
The EBC is synonymous with Rucker Park and streetball. Every summer thousands flock to the EBC/ Rucker games to watch stunning ankle-brecking and rim shaking dunks from respected streetballer's and promising NBA draft picks. Past celeb spotting's include Jay-Z, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Denzel Washingston, The Game, Snoop Dogg, Ne-Yo, Alicia Keys and a ton of others. NBA stars who have hit the concrete include Los Angeles' Lakers MVP Kobe Bryant and Nate Robinston & Al Harrignton from the New York Knicks.
(Pictured below): Chris Brown running up-and-down the blacktop at Rucker Park this past Monday, July 27th.
For the remainder of the tournament, JimmyJazz.com will be bringing you game highlights and behind-the-scence sideline action before the shows air on "EBC Live At Rucker Park" on MSG, which currently airs every Thursday at 7:00 pm and is hosted by Michael Bivins (New Edition fame) and the the beautiful, Tahiry Jose.
(Pictured below): Tahiry chops it up with rapper/ producer Ron Browz and the voice of New York Angie Martinez (Hot 97).
Tonight's game features Coach Rahemm Wiggins' (AKA Rah) Sean Bell All-Stars versus Ron Artest's Tru Warriors, lead by Coach Eric Marshall. Co-host Tahiry also takes a moment to interview the wife of the late Sean Bell, Nicole Paultre Bell. Also, make sure to keep your eyes on the 18-year old Lance "Born Ready" Stephenson from Sean Bell All-Stars, the kid is destined to be the next Lebron James (yeah, we said it!!!). The episode also makes us a bit more familiar with a streetball legend with serious on-court swag and the craziest ball handle you will ever see, Molly "The Future" Nesmith. This is a must watch!
(Pictured below): A image of Rucker Park in Harlem, NYC.