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Entry from August 07, 2005
Dyckman Basketball Tournament
The Dyckman Basketball Tournament was founded by Kenneth Stevens and takes place Monsignor Kett Playground on West 204 Street and Nagle Avenue (near Dyckman Street).

The Dyckman Games have been going on for fifteen years, but Nike extended sponsorship in 2005, adding the slogan "The city is watching" to its ads, found in the subways and elsewhere.


Dyckman Basketball League
By InsideHoops.com / May, 2004
The Dyckman Basketball Tournament is played at 204th street and Nagle Avenue in New York City.

It's one of the main NYC summer streetball leagues.

This year's Dyckman basketball league starts June 14 and ends August 14.

The Dyckman tournament divisions are:

- Pro/College Division (for all adults in pro, college and elsewhere)

- High School Division (yeah, high school players from New York and elsewhere, ages 14 through 19)

- Biddy Division (kids ages 11-13)

Schedule and more info coming soon.

5/18/05 Isaiah Brown, Program Supervisor: ' The Dyckman Basketball Tournament 2005 still has a few spots open for each division . If you are interested in participating in the tournament feel free to email commissoner, Kenneth Stevens (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) or Ralph Pena (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) expressing your interest in a specific division. Their emails and additional information are also available on the website http://www.dyckmanpark.com. Divisions: 13 & Under (Biddies) 16 & Under (Juniors) 19 & Under (Seniors) 19 & Over (college/pro).'

Dyckman Basketball Tournament, 2004

8/26/04 Ken Stevens (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)): 'We would like to say many thanks to all of the participants, coaches, referees, parents, summer youth employment staff and proud supporters of the Dyckman Basketball Tournament. This summer we had a lot of new competitive teams that came to play night in and night out. We are going to make some changes to better support our program. We are proud to say that our tournament has become one of the most highly profiled tournaments in the tri-state area. Thank you for all the love and support over the years. Good luck, be safe and see you next year.

Dyckman Basketball Tournament Summer 2004 - Champions: Biddy Division: Dyckman, MVP: Ryan Salcedo. Coaches: Ralph Pena, Otis Lang, Runner ups: Team 914 Coach: K-Born.

Champions: Juniors Division: Dyckman MVP: Edgar Sosa, Coaches: Isaiah Brown, Ralph Pena, Runner ups: TK All-stars Coach: Antonio Cannon.

Champions: Senior Division: Dyckman MVP: Adris DeLeon, Coaches: Ken Stevens , Isaiah Brown, Runner ups: Aspira Coach: Ruben Taveras.

We would like to congratulate all of the players from the Dyckman team .For more information please feel free to check our updated website @ dyckmanpark.com.'

Posted by Barry Popik
Sports/Games • Sunday, August 07, 2005 • Permalink

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