50+ year old NY basketball legends take on kids half their age in Harlem

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Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

| June 27th, 2014 | 46,275 Views

Once the unsuspecting ballers that tried to check Kyrie Irving in the Pepsi Uncle Drew ads found out they were playing an NBA All-Star just as young as they were, they felt pretty good about themselves.  But what if a bunch of young cocky ballers had to play non pro players twice their age?  How would they feel losing to a bunch of guys that really do look like their Dads and Uncles?

Centrum vitamins gathered a bunch of basketball vets like 55 year old coach Ron Naclerio, 53 year old Jack “Black Jack” Ryan, and 46 year old Anthony Heyward, better known to most as Half-Man Half-Amazing from the original And1 mixtapes, and asked them to play some young bloods earlier this month in Harlem, Here’s the amusing result.


Here’s also a couple vids of a few of the old timers proving that age ain’t nothing but a number…but I would have loved to have seen a video of those guys waking up the next morning.


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