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Big Strick Classic: Notebook

Chris McCullough

The Big Strick Classic is a high school all-star event featuring some of the best prospects from the 2013 and 2014 classes. Dedicated to John "Big Strick" Strickland, a New York City street ball legend, the 2012 edition was the second year this event was played. Even without some highly touted players, the teams still featured elite basketball talent. recaps the event inside.

John "Big Strick" Strickland was one of the most legendary players in New York City street ball history. Organizer Don Sparks runs this event in John Strickland's honor. He said while the event is a lot of fun, they are still lacking funding. Despite that, Sparks managed to lure some of the top talent in the country to City College for a fantastic basketball game. There was elite talent on both... Recommended Stories

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