Best Basketball Court

Green Lake Park

As any hoops fiend will tell you, Seattle isn't a pickup-basketball town. If you play, most likely it's in a league, or in a regular game with dudes you've been crossing over since middle school. True, there are a handful of outdoor courts where, on a nice day, you'll be able to find a serviceable game, but if you want in on something that might actually be worth watching, you've only got one option: Green Lake Park . Show up on the right summer day, and you might even find yourself outletting to recent NBA champion Jason Terry, or at least a Husky benchwarmer. But watch the cheap fouls. That guy in the referee outfit—his name is Ed—isn't afraid to use his whistle. JONATHAN KAMINSKY 7201 E Green Lake Dr. N

 
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