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Friday Night Docs – The Blackout

In the summer of 2003, the Entertainers Basketball Classic (EBC) in Harlem New York took the nation by storm, and put the world of streetball on notice. Bringing the biggeststars of Hip Hop, sports and politics together in one place. Highlighted by Hip Hop rivals Jay Z and Fat Joe along with their star studded teams, EBC was set to have the most anticipated championship in streetball history. Thousands filled the streetof Harlem, and with standing room at Rucker park the lights went out ,and never came back on. The largest blackout in U.S History crippled Manhattan and EBC Championship game. The Blackout sorts though the gossip,rumors and urban legends as it turns the lights back on at Rucker parkand retells the story of the biggest streetball game that never was.

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