There are many who say that The Palestra is “the birthplace of college basketball” and after over nine decades of basketball is where basketball in Philadelphia begins and ends.
The RWJBarnabas Arena is the largest high school gym in New Jersey and is the home to three basketball programs in the Toms River Regional School District. Around Christmas time it is home to one of the largest tournaments in the state, the WOBM Holiday Classic.
The symbol of downtown Newark’s revitalization is the Prudential Center. The home of the New Jersey Devils is situated in a safe and sound pocket of the city near the vibrant Ironbound District and blocks away from Newark Penn Station. The design and feel of the facility is a tribute to the Garden State.
The former Whitestown High School basketball gymnasium sat vacant for many years but reopened as brewery this past year. Where they used to play basketball they now make beer.
Unlike many of its contemporaries, the Kemper Arena has transformed itself from an out-dated arena to a one-of-a-kind sports facilities geared towards youth, adult, and tournament sports.