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Tuesday / June 25.
  • New York Charity Game Raises Money for Hurricane Victims

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    Rudy​ ​King,​ ​Overtime,​ ​and​ ​Game​ ​7​ ​Marketing​ hosted the NYC Hoops for Hurricane Relief Game at the Gauchos Gym on Saturday.

    Guests​ ​​donated​ ​$10​ ​at​ ​the door,​ ​to​ ​benefit​ ​the​ ​Caribbean​ ​Disaster​ ​Emergency​ ​Management​ ​Agency​ ​(CDEMA),​ ​Florida​ ​Disaster Fund​ ​and​ ​Hurricane​ ​Harvey​ ​Relief​ ​Fund.

    So far the cause has raised more than $5,000. To donate, please go here.

    “As​ ​a​ ​human-being,​ ​husband​ ​and​ ​father​ ​looking​ ​at​ ​what​ ​has​ ​happened​ ​in​ ​Florida,​ ​Texas​ ​and​ ​the​ ​Caribbean it​ ​is​ ​heart​ ​wrenching​ ​to​ ​see​ ​others​ ​in​ ​such​ ​dire​ ​need,” King said. “​I​ ​felt​ ​it​ ​was​ ​my​ ​obligation​ ​as​ ​a​ ​man​ ​to​ ​help​ ​as​ ​much as​ ​I​ ​could,​ ​also​ ​taking​ ​this​ ​opportunity​ ​to​ ​teach​ ​our​ ​youth​ ​and​ ​future​ ​leaders​ ​the​ ​importance​ ​of​ ​helping​ ​in​ ​a humanitarian​ ​capacity,​ ​leading​ ​by​ ​example.”

     

    Photo: Kelly Kline / Under Armour

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.

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