Whether you’re just visiting or a long time resident, no summer in New York City is complete without catching a streetball game. After years of producing NBA and high level college talent, NYC became known as “the Mecca of basketball.” However, with literally hundreds of parks in the Big Apple, great summer games with people other than just pros are not only a tradition, but a way of life.
So you’ve never seen a game here? Not sure where to go? Don’t worry, we’ve got you’re back. Here’s a list of the tournaments you should check out, where they are and which NBA and hip hop heads you might catch in the crowd.