Basketball courts

The unofficial mayor of the West 4th Street basketball courts

The village’s West 4th Street basketball courts have been home to countless hoop legends over the years, it’s also home to a local celebrity of sorts, he’s known as the Mayor of West 4th Street Courts. His name is James Worthy, not the James Worthy of the LA Lakers. The Court is known as “The […]

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James Harden makes a big donation to renovate Houston’s basketball courts

Houston Rockets superstar James Harden is donating more than $240,000 to the City of Houston to renovate outdoor basketball courts in underserved areas that were devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Harden addressed the donation Saturday alongside Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner as part of his JH-Town Charity Weekend. The announcement was made at Tuffly Park in North […]

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Ballin’ on the South Side: Streetball on Chicago’s legendary blacktop basketball courts

CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago’s blacktops may not be drawing the crowds they did in the ’90s, and the Bulls may be the worst team in the NBA, but on the city’s legendary outdoor courts , you can always find a great game of streetball. “The toughest players in the world are in Chicago. We put […]