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City/Game: Basketball in New York

City:Game Basketball in New York OPENS FEBRUARY 14, 2020

February 15 @ 10:00 am - September 1 @ 6:00 pm

Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Avenue at 105th Street
New York    + Google Map

Free with museum admission

Suggested Ages:

Explore the excitement and evolution of urban basketball – in schoolyards, street corners, gymnasiums, and packed arenas – and the energy of the diverse New Yorkers who play it and love it. Relive historic highs and lows, and revisit legendary players like Knicks legend Walt “Clyde” Frazier, Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, WNBA trailblazer Nancy Lieberman, as well as current stars such as Queens-born Liberty star Tina Charles and the city’s latest headline player, Kevin Durant. From Rucker Park to Madison Square Garden, from jazz bands to sneaker stories, experience why basketball is truly the city game.

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