The Newbie’s Guide to Pick-Up Basketball in Brooklyn


So, you came off the bench in high school as a solid suburban two-guard who played good defense and could shoot foul shots. You played intramural in college. Now that you’ve settled in Brooklyn, you’re kind of thinking you want to get back into playing basketball, mainly because it’s a really good (and cheap!) workout, but the local courts seem a bit daunting to you. Well, it’s time to toughen up and jump in… Here’s what you’ll need to know.