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

Mar 29, 2013

Credit 'Pee Wee' Kirkland

Rucker Park is hallowed ground: the New York City basketball courts where the best players in the country make pilgrimages to play.

Guest host 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.

Hear this interview at The Story's website. Also in this show: alums of the Boys and Girls Choirs of Harlem are trying to bring the choir back to prominence.