Thursday, February 16, 2012

'Lin-sanity' Could Come to Rucker Park Tournament

'Lin-sanity' Could Come to Rucker Park Tournament

February 16, 2012 6:46am | By Jeff Mays, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer

HARLEM — After leading the Knicks to seven straight victories, appearing on the cover of Sports Illustrated and becoming an international media sensation, hoops star Jeremy Lin is being asked to bring "Lin-sanity" to Harlem's iconic Rucker Park.

That's the dream of Greg Marius, CEO and founder of the Entertainer's Basketball Classic, which has run the Rucker Tournament at 155th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard since 1986.

This past summer, NBA all-star Kevin Durant became the latest player to add to the court's legend by scoring an eye-popping 66 points during a game there.

The park has hosted so many National Basketball Association and streetball legends that Community Board 10 is considering requesting that the site be made a landmark.

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