Back in June, basketball enthusiasts in New York flocked to nearby bars to watch the final showdown between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs ball it out during the 2013 NBA Finals. It was some of the most intense basketball we've ever seen.

To those unfamiliar with the city, however, the local public basketball courts in NYC have played home to some of the most talented pickup basketball players. From Rucker Park to the Great Lawn, located in Central Park, here are some courts you've gotta check out next time you're in the city. We considered the number of courts, how spacious the courts are, and the quality of the equipment to bring you the 10 Best Public Basketball Courts in NYC

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