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Nipsey Hussle Memorial Basketball Court Is Unveiled

Nipsey Hussle Memorial Basketball Court
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Nipsey Hussle Memorial Basketball Court Is Unveiled

Nipsey’s Memorial Basketball Court Is Unveiled

In addition to his city naming the corner of Crenshaw Boulevard and Slauson Avenue Ermias “Nipsey Hussle” Asghedom Square, LA memorializes its fallen soldier with his own memorial basketball court in the Crenshaw district, blocks away from his store, The Marathon Clothing.

Additionally, the court includes a large, gorgeous mural painted by artist Gustavo Zermeno; which was backed by Venice Basketball League’s CEO, Nick Ansom.

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Following the ribbon cutting and unveiling of the court, near Crete Academy charter school, a high school showcase was shown and a few scrimmages, including an All-Star game were played.

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While the genesis of this court remains deeply saddening – it has been inspiring to see @gz.jr realize the vision of @veniceball with such a powerful portrait. I hope that this court is a reminder to everyone who finds peace, joy and friendship within it's borders that working to improve one's own community is among the most powerful actions a person can take. #Repost @shafik ・・・ The Marathon Continues 🏁 #ripnipseyhussle – 🎨 @gz.jr @alfonsogarcialettering @jaasevjournal 🧠@veniceball 📽️ @project_backboard 🏋️👷👷‍♀️ @slowmotion00 @simplyfarnold @trappysmoov @cappa23 @kingericnash @mmcld @georgehobbsart @iammargaretroberts @bill_dur @ivanareds @crete_academy @organicko @sickpencil @ruthlesscreationz @bobbychamberlain.1 @maximillianmorten @sickpencil @organicko

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