NEW YORK, NY (June 12, 2019) – The New York Knicks are hitting the streets this summer to celebrate the game of basketball by partnering with renown New York City streetball destinations: Dyckman, West 4th Street, Watson, and Hoops in the Sun. The initiative includes basketball-focused community experiences at each court, outdoor youth clinics, as well as league sponsorships at the four locations: Dyckman Park in Washington Heights/Inwood, West 4th Street (The Cage) in Greenwich Village, Watson in the Bronx, and Hoops in the Sun at Orchard Beach in the Bronx.
As part of these initiatives, the Knicks will hold several clinics throughout the summer months to support New York City youth and their journey to be better basketball players. The first clinic will be held at Dyckman during their youth league draft day on Saturday, June 22.
The Knicks will also have activations, including every Wednesday night at Dyckman starting June 12. Opening night will bring Madison Square Garden to Dyckman Park with the 7th Ave Squad, Knicks alumni, contests, and giveaways.
Dyckman – Monsignor Kett playground, 204th Street and Nagle Ave.
Schedule: June 11-August 26, Monday-Sunday
Key Dates: Knicks Youth Clinic will be held on June 22nd. In addition, Knicks will take over Wednesday nights.
West 4th – Avenue of Americas, W. 3 St. and W. 4th St., New York, NY
Schedule: May 24-August 24 (Games every day) 3-6p.m.
Key Dates: Knicks Youth Clinic and Knicks takeover will be held on July 27th
Watson – Watson Gleason Playground-Gleason Ave., Watson Ave. between Noble Ave., and Rosedale Ave., Bronx, NY. Girls games will be played at Rosedale Park.
Schedule: June 15-End of August 10a.m.-3p.m. (youth games), 3-8p.m. (adult games), Saturdays and Sundays
Key Dates: Knicks Youth Clinic and Knicks takeover will be held on August 3rd
Hoops in the Sun – Orchard Beach, Bronx, NY
Schedule: June 15-August 18, Saturdays and Sundays (weekly training sessions and clinics, 10a.m.-12:30p.m.)
Key Dates: Knicks Youth Clinic and Knicks takeover will be on August 17, during their championship weekend