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Jason Curry Interview w/ Howard Garfinkel, Pee Wee Kirkland, and Joe "The Destroyer" Hammond - Pt. 1

It takes greatness to recognize greatness. That's why Big Apple Basketball President, Jason Curry, sat down and talked with basketball legends Joe "The Destroyer" Hammond, Pee Wee Kirkland, and Howard Garfinkel about The Basketball Tournament (TBT) and who they would pick if they were playing for $1,000,000.

Overseas Elite Grabs The Basketball Tournament $1,000,000 Prize

Word to the wise, if you want to win a $1,000,000 in a summer basketball tournament you need to do two things: 1) Have a signed recording artist cheer for your team on the bench, preferably Maybach Music Group's Stalley, and 2) You better hit the glass hard. One more rebound, hard.

By winning in the rebound column by one board, Overseas Elite defeated Team 23, 67 - 65 to win The Basketball Tournament $1,000,000 grand prize. Former St. John's standout, D.J.

Master Scientist - Grand Hank at the DELL Music Center

You ever hear the one about the molecule that walks into a bar? It's funny,the only problem is that I don't remember the joke. Science was always one of my favorite classes, but since I've been out of school, my technologically hypnotized life has lead me to believe that I don't need science. So what I've calculated is, technology makes us dependent, not independent.

For decades Master Scientist, Grand Hank, has been spreading the importance of science in our daily lives. Grand Hank blends Science and Hip-Hop to educate all ages about the fun of Science. He's performed on numerous TV shows (The Science Lab Of Grand Hank & The Science of Philadelphia) and in front of live audiences to captivate the young and the old.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Matt Cappy Rocks L'Etage

While recording Church and State, Matt Cappy is promoting the album at venues across Philly and have two monthly shows set up. The band plays at L'Etage, on 6th and Bainbridge, every 3rd Tuesday of the month and at Fergies Pub, on 12th and Samson, the 1st Wednesday of every month. So if you love live Jazz and want to hear some of the best music coming out of Philadelphia you know where to go.

Here is Matt Cappy Quintets cover "Reggae Woman" by Stevie Wonder. Band members include: Clay Sears on Guitar, Pablo Batista on Percussion, Nick Perri on Bass, Lionel Forrester on Drums, and Matt Cappy on Trumpet.

Church and State coming soon.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Udini La Voz & Philly Pitch Black Collab

Udini La Voz and Philly Pitch Black are in the process of creating something special. Together they are recreating hits from Udini La Voz's catalog using live instrumentation. Stay tuned for further details soon!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

FULL COURT 21™ Tips Off in NYC Today

A true hooper will search to the ends of the earth to find a great basketball game. So if you missed the Bobbito Garcia's FULL COURT 21™ world qualifying game in Philly earlier this month, have no fear, head north on I-95 to Booker T. Washington Playground on 108th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenue in NYC to get that real sweat you've been looking for. The NYC weekly qualifiers tips off today, July 21st at 6pm and will run every Tuesday at 6pm until the World Final on August 25. There are men’s, women’s, and 40+ divisions.

The World Final will include each city's champion from

Big Apple Basketball Upset at TBT $1,000,000 Tourney

Big Apple Basketball suffered a gut wrenching defeat in The Basketball Tournament (TBT) over the weekend.

Big Apple Basketball, ranked #2 in TBT's Northeast Region, was upset by #15 Sideline Cancer 70 to 67 in the 3rd round of the tournament. Down by 22 points in the first half, Big Apple Basketball fought their way back into the game but fell just short of making a dazzling comeback. Team leaders include: Former Los Angeles Laker, Derrick Caracter, 17 points and 3 rebounds and; 23rd ranked NCAA all time assists leader, Chaz Williams, 16 points.

Basketball Results w/ Jerry Powell

To be the best you have to work with the best and the best basketball players in the world train with Basketball Results. Jerry Powell and Pat Quinn lead this dynamic group of trainers at Basketball Results Academy in Long Island, NY. AT SoundZ gives you a rare look into the minds of these amazing trainers. This episode features never before seen footage of Lebron James, Paul George, Kevin Durant, Eric Bledsoe, and Wilson Chandler working out with Basketball Results. Series coming soon.

Higher Than 7 Wins Basketball Tournament

Higher Than 7 won the 1st LiveFest Basketball Tournament at 16th and Susquehana on Saturday. A big thanks to all the players and supporters that came out to Hoodstock.

Bobbito Garcia's FULL COURT 21™

Bobbito Garcia's FULL COURT 21™ is coming to Philly on July 8th, 2015. Check out the video below to see what it's all about.