Here’s why we should keep calm and be patient with Isaiah Washington

THE STAR PG WILL COME ALONG Here at Gritty Vibes, we've been huge fans  of the Jelly Movement since Isaiah Washington and Sid Wilson first stepped on the court as freshman teammates at St Rays. We've watched the legend grow year by year, seen him pack out Rucker Park and dominate at the Elite 24. We've heard "League Bound" and...

LEAGUE HIM: Shamorie Ponds is an NBA level talent

Brooklyn's Finest is super slept on From the minute Ponds burst on the scene as a freshman snagging the JV city chip, he's been on NYC's radar as the next guy up. When an Isaiah Whitehead led Lincoln squad seemed unbeatable back in 2014, it was Ponds who dethroned them. In 2016, he cemented his status in NYC folklore when...

Another Gem in NYC: Meet Jaquan Carlos

Brooklyn AA has a problem on their hands By Migale Whyte We all know that the list of New Yorkers who've dominated the hoops scene in the city and gone on to represent in college and the pros is up there with any other place in the country. The city's recent resurgence has given us some new names to look out...

NYC HS BASKETBALL’S TOP STORYLINES FOR 2018 SEASON! (Who’s got next?)

THE SEASON IS COMING. This year's New York high school basketball scene is LOAAADED with interesting storylines, new talent and returning stars. With the season right around the corner, we thought we'd get ahead of the game and drop some of the players and situations we're looking forward to seeing this year. Hit our email on who we should look...

NYC’S TOP STREETBALL PLAYERS and personalities VOLUME 4

The Final list of the summer Summer NYC basketball has pretty much wrapped up. New champions have been crowned and stars have been born, as the city once again proved that they are the MECCA of hoops. We decided to showcase more than just players this time around too. Here are some coaches, announcers and people who helped make it...

EBC high school division chip! Recap and TOP performers

Elite talent at the RUCKER EBC at Rucker Park was loaded with talent yesterday as Our Savior Lutheran took on Cardinal Hayes for the tourney's championship game. The game was close throughout, but the fourth quarter was all OSL as the squad's full court pressure and athleticism was just too much for Hayes down the stretch. OSL took a commanding...

Coming in ya lane! NYC’s TOP streetball players Vol. 3

The hood favorites The month of August means playoff basketball in the city, the time where contenders and pretenders are separated at last. While many hoopers are exposed on the black top, expect these five to rise to the occasion. For our first two streetball list click below: NYC STREETBALL VOLUME ONE NYC STREETBALL VOLUME TWO Devin Brooks Whether he's balling overseas or on the...

Isaiah Whitehead’s “Giveback day” set to be one for the ages

This event is a MUST SEE In just his second year in the league, Isaiah Whitehead has already displayed his love for the community and his willingness to give back. His third annual "Give Back Day" is scheduled this Sunday, August 3rd and is set to be the biggest one yet. The event is starting at 10 AM sharp at...

Meet the internet’s favorite singing/hooping comedian

The CEO of the "Filayyyy" movement A small gym in Wayne, New Jersey is home to the semi pro team "New Jersey Express", a squad comprised of former college players and those who hope to keep their hoop dreams alive. Among those players is a flashy point guard , who's dimes, tight handle and dizzying array of step-back threes make...

Next up: NY’s TOP rising Juniors (Crazy elite list!)

Its GO time for these 13 players By Migale The NYC 2019 class can stand toe to toe with any city's top prospects as they boast an impressive number of potential mid to high major prospects. With two years of high school hoops under their belt, the third year is the year these players should progress and come into their own....

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