Aviator Sports and Recreation Complex at Floyd Bennett Field began their new partnership with Madison Square Garden by hosting a basketball skills competition for kids and adults to win free tickets to the December 13 home game against the Atlanta Hawks. The competition was held to find "Brooklyn's Best Three Point Shooter and took place on Tuesday, November 21. All photos by David Bernstein.
|John Starks gives one of the younger contestants a high five. Aviator Sports Complex is located on Flatbush Avenue, south of the Belt Parkway and can be accessed by public transportation by taking the MTA Bus Q35. For more information on their programs, call 718-758-9800 Kym Hampton, a former New York Liberty WNBA All-Star, gives tips about shooting to some of the youngsters. The three point contest, which was free to the public, is the first of many contests and clinics that MSG and Aviator will sponsor in the future. Breezy Point native Kevin Crockett, who was one of the winners of the "Best Three Point Shooter" contest poses with former New York Knicks All-Star John Starks. The 10 year old Crockett won two tickets and will be able to view the Knicks' shootaround prior to their game against the Hawks. Crockett, who is the son of Bishop Kearney High School varsity basketball coach Cathy Crockett, also will compete this weekend in the regionals of an Irish step dancing competition in Philadelphia. |