Summer 2016Mr. Tim Gittens (aka Headache) visits Coach Skip & NYCBBC players in the park.  Tim Gittens  is a NYC legend, J.C. ALL AMERICAN, attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee &  is the first player to sign an endorsement deal as a street ball player. He starred in a Video Game called “Streethoops” & he played with the Globetrotters, NBA tryouts (New York Knicks) & travels all over the world to talk to youth about being a True student athlete.

Today’s Weather Status

Although it is cloudy we ARE in the park for our regular scheduled program. Download the Game Schedule below for times.

If for any reason the weather status changes please check this homepage again and/or call Coach Skip’s cell number for voicemail updates. Please DO NOT TEXT Coach Skip – simply listen to the voice message.

Thanks for you cooperation.

2016 Summer League

Thanks to all of our participants, parents and friends for another successful summer program.
View gallery to see the photos.

To view winners of the raffle drawing – Click here ⇒ TICKET STUBS
(This post will be removed in a week from today – August 16th, 2016)

NYCBBC’s Annual
Academic Achievement Awards

On Championship & Trophy day the NYCBBC holds its annual Academic Achievement Award present-ation to recognize the kids who have excelled academically over the school year. This achievement award was named in honor of the Director’s (Skip) 2nd Grade teacher the “Susan Burstein Academic Achievement Award“. Ms. Burstein personally presents the award to each kid every summer.

Coach Skip Receives a Proclamatiom

Summer 2013 – On Championship & Trophy day District Leader Robert Jackson presented the Director Skip Branch with a Proclamation in recognition for his commitment to our youth.  The presentation included Assemblyman Keith Wright and Harry Rodriquez – Democratic District Leader of the 68th Assembly District Part B.

Former NBA Player John Wallace

Summer 2013 – On Championship & Trophy day we were honored to have the presence of former NBA superstar John Wallace who hung out at the park with the kids takinig pictures and signing outographs.

Alumni Jesse Sapp visits NYCBBC

Summer 2013 – We were happy to have one of our own who grew up playing in the NYCBBC – Mr. Jesse Sapp. Jesse played and graduated from Georgetown University and is now playing professionally oversees.  He hung out with the kids and took pictures with some of the teams on Championship & Trophy day.  He also came and hung in the park on All-Star and family day.

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer


NYCBBC is in partnership with the American Cancer Society – Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. NYCBBC is dedicated to bringing more awareness to the the fight against breast cancer.

(CLICK HERE To donate) in support of the American Cancer Society!

Oct. 2012 – NYCBBC supported Breast Cancer Walk

Thanks to those who participated in the WALK-A-THON in Central Park and all who donated on behalf of the Parents of the NYCBBC to the THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY – Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2012

Thanks Again to Ms. Robin Roberts of GMA


Director Skip Branch visited Ms. Robin Roberts on the set of Good Morning America to issue a thank you plaque and t-shirt. She became a sponsor in 2010.

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League MVPs, Championship Games MVPs

& Regular Season Scoring Leaders

DSC_0172 DSC_0167 ChipMostPts JerielAdopo
Jeriel Adopo
10-12 Year Old Div
League MVP
DSC_0167 ChipMVP DavidMusial
David Musial
10-12 Year Old
Championship Game MVP
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Jamie Izquierdo
10-12 Yr Old Div
Regular Season Scoring Leader
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Alphonzo Creary
13-15 Year Old Div
League MVP &
Regular Season Scoring Leader
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Bruce Tulloch
13-15 Year Old
Championship Game MVP
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Amancho “Feeko” Adopo
Senior Div
League MVP,
Championship Game MVP &
Regular Season Scoring Leader

All-Star Game MVPs

DSC_0158  AllStar David Musial
David Musial
10-12 Year Old Div
DSC_0672 AllStar AlphonzoCreary
Alphonso Creary
13-15 Year Old
DSC_0177 AllStar Donoven Adams
Donoven Adams
Senior Div