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NY legends play in 'game of the decade'

NBA stars, dignitaries, celebs converge on Dyckman League streetball extravaganza

Updated: July 25, 2011, 9:15 AM ET
By Jared Zwerling | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- It was 8:15 on Wednesday night, the scheduled tip-off time, when Dyckman League announcer Joe Pope got on the mic to address the capacity crowd of about 3,000 at Monsignor Kett Playground in Washington Heights on 204th St. and Nagle Ave.

"Let's go! We need you to please clear the court so the game can begin! Let's go!"

At that time, there were dozens of VIP guests and media members chatting it up with celebrity row, which included former New York Knicks player ...

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