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05-09-2012, 02:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Carl Hagelins Flow View Post

Anyway, I went off on a rant and tangent here. Fact is, New York has historically been a baseball city and still currently is one. If that ever changes, I think it would be in favor of football -- not basketball -- as the sport that overtakes baseball. I know that is what you said in the post I'm quoting, but it isn't what you seemed to imply in your earlier post.
I don't know about that. MSG is referred to as the Mecca of Basketball, for some reason players want to have a career game when playing there. The local talent seems pretty deep, plenty of local kids have made it to the NBA (Mullin, Marbury, Telfair, Artest, Odom, etc.). Not only that, you have Rucker Park and the cage on West 4th. This is highly debatable, but from personal experience, I knew a lot of kids who followed or played basketball but only a few who followed or played baseball/football.

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