In part one of the origin story of the EBC, we looked at the birth of the legendary summer tournament. Now in the second installment the architects explain how it grew into a Harlem staple. After running his tournament for two consecutive summers, Greg Marius, the founder and CEO of the Entertainer?s Basketball Classic, discontinued the event in 1983. The physical and financial burden of doing everything himself proved exhausting.
People think that rappers becoming entrepreneurs and owning their own businesses is new and they have no clue, that it is, indeed, NOT new.
Take a minute to think about the first couple of things that come to mind when you hear the name of the 7-foot-2 Hall of Famer. Some of those things might be, Los Angeles Lakers, six NBA titles or NBA all-time leading scorer. Well, what about actor, mentor or ambassador?
Carly Nevis caught up with EBC legend "The Bone Collector" to discuss his legacy and his future.
The Entertainer’s Basketball Classic is the world’s premier street ball basketball league. The court is located in Harlem, NY and ran by EBC’s CEO and Owner Greg Marius.
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