The Cage

4th W. / 6th Av., New York City, NY 10014, United States

The West Fourth Street Courts, known as just "The Cage" is one of Courts of the World's most reviewed basketball courts. As you may guess, the court is enclosed in a metal cage. It's a bit smaller than a full regulation size court. It hosts a huge citywide "Streetball" amateur basketball tournament that is estimated to attract more than 100,000 fans each summer.

Outdoor Public

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The Cage

Players Shared 17 Photos and 5 Videos.

Basketball Court Info

Added to map in 2007
by player TG from Germany.

Number of Courts

2
Concrete

Number of Hoops

3
NBA / FIBA Height

Regular Pick-Up Games

Yes

Lighting

Yes

Wheelchair Access

n/a

Satellite View

Local Insights

  • Local Time

    Local Time
    03:28 PM

  • Sunrise

    Sunrise in
    04:17 hrs

  • Cold

    Temp.
    Max 56 ° F

  • Humidity

    Humidity
    66 %

  • Clouds

    Weather
    Broken clouds

  • Wind

    Wind
    Light Breeze

Player Comments

  1. “Went to play in April 2014, competition was decent and was cool because there were crowds of people watching through the 'cage'. Three quarters of the way through the game a fight broke out and a guy straight punched another guy in the nose, blood was in the key and we all just played on. I don't think that is the norm but was pretty crazy. The locals welcomed outsiders to play as I'm from Australia which was cool.” – Cammo (7 years ago)
  2. “Nobody was playing,just me.I asked and the answer was that it was a little bit chilly and people played indoor. Come on!! My impression:Soft players in that court because they don't play with no perfect weather condition!Nice place in the middle of the street but in October there was not a soul!!” – chemagic (8 years ago)
  3. “15 minute jumping training only but I did it in the Cage!” – paulcuck (9 years ago)
  4. “West 4th (The Cage) was legendary…today the courts are overcrowded with people waiting to play and those just watching…the level of competition isn't what it once was…league games are where the real competition happens at west 4th” – AirJayMe (10 years ago)
  5. “I can't wait. finally me and my family are going to New york for the holidays. This is a big chance for me to play on the legendary court: The cage.” – Roger01 (11 years ago)

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The Cage 4th W. / 6th Av., New York City, NY Outdoor Court
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Columbus Park 55 Mulberry St, New York City, NY Outdoor Court
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1.1 mi 0
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ABC Playground 164 Essex Street, New York City, NY Outdoor Court
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1.2 mi 0
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Hudson River Park West St, New York City, NY Outdoor Court
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1.2 mi 0
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Washington Market Park 199 Chambers St, New York City, NY Outdoor Court
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1.2 mi 0
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Worth St 26 Mulberry St, New York City, NY Outdoor Court
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1.2 mi 0
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Yung Wing Public School 41 Bowery, New York City, NY Outdoor Court
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1.2 mi 0
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Alfred E. Smith Elementary School 28-48 Catherine St, New York City, NY Outdoor Court
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1.3 mi 0
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Augustus Saint Gaudens 317 E 19th St, New York City, NY Outdoor Court
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1.3 mi 0
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Chelsea Park 400-498 W 28th St, New York City, NY Outdoor Court
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1.3 mi 0
(0)
E 11th St 401-499 E 11th St, New York City, NY Outdoor Court
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1.3 mi 0
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