Swee’pea: The Story of Lloyd Daniels And Other Playground Basketball Legends

swee pea in harlem1In this updated edition of Swee’pea: The Story of Lloyd Daniels and Other Playground Basketball Legendsa lost classic of sports writing, authors John Valenti and Ron Naclerio chronicle the life of Lloyd Daniels, one of New York City’s most legendary basketball players. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 1947 –

cover_eFerdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. was born on April 16, 1947, in Harlem, New York, the only child of Cora Lillian, a department store price checker, and Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Sr., a transit police officer and jazz musician.  Continue Reading →