Video: Red Bull King of the Rock on Alcatraz

by September 22, 2010
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It’s been nearly 50 years since basketball has been played in The Yard on Alcatraz. Since the inmates left the island in ’63, it’s been just tours — not blood sweat and tears. That was until Red Bull King of the Rock, a one-on-one basketball tournament, blew up the most famous island off the SF Bay. The tournament ran a 64-player bracket with five-minute games. L.A.’s Isaiah “Clutch” Bowman lived up to his nickname and beat Phoenix’s Gary Smith with a banker that broke the 6-6 tie with 2 seconds remaining. Congrats to the first Red Bull King of the Rock!