Kevin Durant Rucker Park
August 2, 2011 by staff
Kevin Durant Rucker Park, Blocking the NBA is not keeping some of the players in the league competition. Young scoring phenomenon Kevin Durant played in a basketball game classic artists on Monday (August 1) at the famous Rucker Park in Harlem … and put on a show.
The reigning NBA scoring lit up the crowd with a performance of 66 points, including five triples in the fourth quarter of the game.
After the game, Durant said playing in the Rucker has been a dream all his life.
“I’ve always wanted to play in Rucker Park all my life,” said one of the masters of ceremonies in the league after his team beat DC power to the Sean Bell All-Stars, which included Chicago Bulls John Lucas III.
The yield was two points less than the EBC scoring record of 68 set by Steve Burtt Jr. in 2007. Joe “The Destroyer” Hammond is recognized as holding the record of the park with 74 points in a game.
“No lie, jus had one of the best times of my life at Rucker Park. Wow I love NY … waddup Harlem,” wrote Durant (@ KDTrey5) after the game.
Rucker Park is located across the street from where the Polo Grounds stood up, and is famous for pickup games and leagues where greats like Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Julius Erving, Allen Iverson and Kobe Bryant have graced court.
With the NBA lockout dragging, players have been participating in various streetball leagues around the country to keep fit and his game.
This game was one where participants Durant.
During the game, Durant finished the first half with 23 points, but caught fire in the second half here, who scored 15 points in the third quarter.
In the fourth, left, sinking five three-pointers, despite the defenses of double and even triple-team.
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