Playground Legends: 10 Best NBA Players at Rucker Park

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Playground Legends: 10 Best NBA Players at Rucker Park
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Holcombe Rucker Park is famously known for producing some of the greatest basketball talent that the world has ever seen. With the NBA currently in the lockout, the stars of the NBA are finding places to play this summer, and many of them are taking their talents to Rucker Park. Just last week, Kevin Durant poured in 66 points in a win for his team.

The court is named after Harlem teacher and playground director for the New York City Parks Department, Holcombe L. Rucker. Holcombe started a basketball tournament in 1950 in order to help less fortunate kids stay off the streets and aim for college careers. Now it is home to NBA stars and some of the best high school talent in the country.

Looking at all of the legends that have played on this court, it would be a week-long job to construct a list of the best of the best to play here. Instead, I have decided to list the 10 best NBA players to have ever played at this famous venue.

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