Behind Lincoln Center, at the heart of a semicircle of tall brick buildings with a dome of leafy trees, on the dull playground of the Amsterdam Houses, the basketball league playoffs were underway. From Our Advertisers Youth basketball has been a tradition in this public space on the Upper West Side since at least the 1960s, when Samuel N. Bennerson II, whose name is engraved on a sign along the iron gate, created the Betterment League.
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Positive Influence Basketball Classic
NEW YORK, NY - The Positive Influence Basketball Classic, which runs a summer league in Midtown Manhattan, had its All-Star Game on Friday night, with a ton of NYC's top H.S. talent on the court showcasing their games for the last time this summer on the blacktop.
The 1st annual Midtown Madness was hosted at Martin Luther King, Jr. Educational Campus on Saturday and featured a wealth of promising prospects from the New York City-area.