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Upper West Side »

Fundraiser Honors Boy Killed by Cab with Basketball Camp Scholarships

The first fundraiser for Cooper Stock's fund will be held at Soul Cycle this May. 

Astoria »

Filmmakers Look for Community Assist to Fund 'Astoria Park' Hoops Film

The fundraiser for the film, set on an Astoria basketball court, will engage local the arts community.

West Harlem »

Second Man Convicted of Murder in Death of Tayshana 'Chicken' Murphy

Robert Cartagena, 23, faces up to 25 years to life in prison for killing Harlem basketball star.

Upper West Side »

Basketball's African-American Forefathers Take Center Court in Exhibit

A NY-Historical Society exhibit celebrates African-American basketball teams that predated the NBA.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Transfer School's Cheerleading Team Is Only for the 'Tough'

South Brooklyn Community High School started its first official cheerleading squad last fall.

Upper West Side »

Exhibit on All-Black Basketball Teams Offers Scholarship Contest

The New York Historical Society is offering its first scholarship challenge to go with its new exhibit.

Upper East Side »

10,000-Square-Foot Kids' Basketball Facility Opens on UES

Fastbreak Sports offers kids a chance to use the same tools as professionals.

Grasmere »

Staten Island Basketball Team Struggles to Raise Rent for Gym

The Staten Island Vipers are trying to raise money to rent a gym for their third season.

Bed-Stuy »

Youth Fitness Program Teaches Health Lessons Through Basketball in Bed-Stuy

The Youth Fitness Ambassador Program teaches kids ages 5 to 15 exercise and healthy eating.

Crown Heights »

National Football Recruits Grow in Brooklyn

The borough known for basketball success is churning out high-level football players.

Coney Island »

Lincoln Basketball Star Becomes Top Football Recruit After Just 8 Games

Thomas Holley is an All-American and the top-ranked recruit in New York State.


DUMBO Hosts Elite 24 Bball Game on Custom Built Court in Tobacco Warehouse

"Future NBA stars" are set to play in the nation's premier high school basketball event, Elite 24.

Bed-Stuy »

Mother Channels Grief into Life Lessons in Bed-Stuy Basketball Tournament

Oresa Napper-Williams founded the group Not Another Child after the death of her son, Andrell, in 2006.

Bed-Stuy »

Nets Point Guard Joins Nonprofit to Teach Kids the Importance of Sleep

Tyshawn Taylor hung out with 10-to-14 year olds for an afternoon to teach them about sleep deprivation.

East Harlem »

Woman Pinned Under Fallen Tree Branch During Basketball Game, FDNY Says

A woman was playing basketball in East Harlem when a branch fell on her, witnesses said.