In 1977, Joe ?The Destroyer? Hammond scored 73 points in a single game at Rucker. Here?s a look back at his memorable performance and the man that many consider to be one of the greatest basketball players that ever lived, despite the fact that he never played in the NBA.
Hammond and Kobe Bryant on July 18, 2002 at Rucker Playground in Harlem, New York.  Ray Amati/NBAE/Getty Images
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