Rucker Park

155th Street & Frederick Douglass Blvd New York City, NY United States

Rucker Park is the most well known outdoor basketball court in the world. It is located in in Harlem, New York City, and got its name from Holcombe Rucker, the playground director for the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.

The most famous streetball tournament, Entertainer's Basketball Classic, is held here. Lebron James, Allen Iverson, Stephon Marbury, Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, Julius Erving, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Durant are a few of the players that have stepped on the court.

Outdoor Public

#1 Viewed in New York City, NY
#1 Viewed in United States

Rating 4.6 Stars

79 Players Rated

3 Players Checked-In Here

Last: 2 years ago.

46 Players Saved to User Maps

Rucker Park

Players shared 18 Photos and 15 Videos.

Basketball Court Info

Added to map in 2007
by player CG from Germany.
Last updated a month ago
by Genesis671080107.

Courts

Full CourtConcrete Floor

Equipment

Regulation HeightLighting

Activities

Check-ins

Accessibility

Wheelchair Access

Satellite View

Filter by Tags:

Local Insights

  • Local Time

    Local Time
    03:12 PM

  • Sunset

    Sunset in
    05:16 hrs

  • Warm

    Temperature
    Max 76 ° F

  • Humidity

    Humidity
    93 %

  • Mist

    Weather
    Mist

  • Wind

    Wind
    Light Breeze

Player Comments

  1. “Au mois de juin 2023, Victor Wembanyama et Bilal Coulibaly sont venu voir le terrain !” – nebyga (6 months ago)
  2. “Finally visited Rucker Park! There were games going on, so you couldn't get shots up. But, it was great to see kids so competitive on the legendary basketball court!” – COTW30 (10 months ago)
  3. “Playing here it's much more better than watching a game in the Square Garden.The best the people and the burgers opposite the court!!” – chemagic (8 years ago)
  4. “At 27th sempteber i am gonna be in Dundee. I am semi pro basketball player in greece and i want it to know if there are any courts there with players...” – AP24 (11 years ago)
  5. “Great to have finally travelled to this sacred place... all the way from the UK... Got to shoot around a little too. I need to come back when the tournaments are rolling in the Summer” – Jamstar (12 years ago)
  6. “I never hopped at Rucker. I need to get my game on.” – chijoshua7 (12 years ago)
  7. “...the rucker is only rated number two currently. this is the mecca of streetball! this place should definitely be rated number one - no, it MUST be rated #1 !” – carlito (14 years ago)

Basketball Courts In This Area

Visit our New York City, NY City Basketball Court Directory, our United States Country Court Directory, or view Courts Near You.

Court Location Tags Distance Check-ins Rating
Outdoor Court Bill Robinson Playground 150 Bond St, New York City, NY 10039
0.3 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Frederick Johnson Playground Harlem River Dr, New York City, NY 10039
0.3 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Jackie Robinson Park 101-259 Bradhurst Ave, New York City, NY 10039
Park Check-ins
0.4 mi 1
(0)
Outdoor Court W155th St 1921 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10032
0.4 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Carmansville Playground Amsterdam Av, W 151 St To W 152 St, New York City, NY 10031
0.5 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Macombs 5-25 East 157th Street, Bronx, NY 10451
0.5 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Macombs Dam Park Macombs Dam Bridge, Bronx, NY
Park
0.5 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court W 166th & Edgecombe Ave 639 Edgecombe Ave, New York City, NY 10032
0.6 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Colonel Charles Young Playground 1-99 W 143rd St, New York City, NY 10037
Photos Highly Rated Multiple Courts Regulation Height Concrete Floor Pick-Up Games
0.7 mi 0
(1)
Outdoor Court Col Charles Young Playground 700 Lenox Ave, New York City, NY 10039
0.7 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court West 143rd Street 255 West 143rd Street, New York City, NY 10030
0.7 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Audubon Playground 561 W 169th St, New York City, NY 10032
0.8 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Highbridge 1082 Nelson Ave, The Bronx, NY 10452
0.8 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Mullaly Park 1015 River Ave, Bronx, NY 10452
Park
0.8 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Nelson Playground 1082 Nelson Ave, Bronx, NY 10452
0.8 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Franz Sigel Park 615-619 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451
Park
0.9 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Fred Samuel Playground 101-141 West 139th Street, New York City, NY 10030
0.9 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Highbridge Field House 503 W 173rd St, New York City, NY 10033
0.9 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Merriam Playground (lower) 155-169 West 168th Street, Bronx, NY 10452
0.9 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Ft. Washington Playground Hudson River Greenway, New York City, NY
1 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court McCray Playground 53 W 138th St, New York City, NY 10037
1 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Merriam Playground (upper) 1284-1332 University Avenue, Bronx, NY 10452
1 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court St Nicholas Park (North) 582 St Nicholas Ave, New York City, NY 10030
Park
1 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court 5th Ave & E 135th St 10 W 135th St, New York City, NY 10037
1.1 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Hamilton Place Playground 557 W 140th St, New York City, NY 10031
1.1 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Hansborough Park Court W 135th St, New York City, NY 10037
Park
1.1 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Highbridge Park 2316 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10033
Park
1.1 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court Hudson River Greenway New York State Reference Route 907V, New York City, NY
1.1 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court W 135th St 135 Bond St, New York City, NY 10030
1.1 mi 0
(0)
Outdoor Court W 173rd St 631-699 W 173rd St, New York City, NY 10033
1.1 mi 0
(0)