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March 29, 2013

Game On: "Pee Wee" Kirkland and Harlem's Rucker Park

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They call it hallowed ground; the New York City basketball courts where the best players in the country make pilgrimages to play. Sean Cole speaks with one of the Rucker legends, "Pee Wee" Kirkland, who captivated crowds and honed his skills for college ball and got an offer from the NBA. "Pee Wee" declined the offer from the Chicago Bulls, in part because he was deep into a life of crime.

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"Cissy Strut" by The Meters, "Grindin'" by Clipse and "Deception" by Blackalicious

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