Elite 24: NYC legends

New York City is the Mecca of street basketball

Updated: June 21, 2012, 7:13 PM ET
By Ronnie Flores | ESPNHS

Naming an all-time Elite 24 that rolled through Rucker was darn near impossible. In its heyday from the late 50s though early 80s, the best playground competition was definitely played in the boroughs of the Big Apple.

With that in mind, here is an extensive list of playground legends, including many who shined at Rucker, that excelled throughout New York's endless list of parks and playgrounds.

Going over this list, heaven is indeed a playground.

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