Is The Rucker Still Relevant?

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And 1 Tour and the general commercialization of streetball killed Rucker. It didn't have to die, but the people involved for whatever reason decided tokeep it a local NYC thing and it got left behind in the national scene.
 
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Yup.

Still packed to capacity every summer, stars still in attendance and on roster.

There is a lot more summer leagues throughout the city now that are stealing some of the spotlight but Rucker is still Rucker.
 
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Originally Posted by HueyP in LouieV

Yup.

Still packed to capacity every summer, stars still in attendance and on roster.

There is a lot more summer leagues throughout the city now that are stealing some of the spotlight but Rucker is still Rucker.
yeah i dont know what all yall talking about. Ill still hit up Rucker, #**! is always packed and top notch players will still ball there once in awhile. Rucker is still Rucker.
 
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That nike pro league is getting more exposure imo...a slew of high school/d1 & d2 college players and ex players go hard to get spots in there. Most playfor rucker too but these semi pro indoor leagues have been going well the past few summers
 
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Only been there a couple times...but I did catch the boost mobile elite 24 this past summer over there and the joint was poppin...
 

tmukg21

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just curious, how early do you have to go to the Rucker to get a run(s) in
(like call a down or something?) or is it certain days where its not as busy?
 
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