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Tyreke Evans

Basketball court is king in Pennsylvania city, and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson rules

The basketball courts are easily overlooked: Just three blacktops and a dimmed scoreboard bracketed by a couple of sets of metal bleachers. They stretch along an otherwise barren block of Seventh Street near downtown Chester, Pa., in the shadows of a railroad overpass. But in the gritty city of 34,000 with a remarkable basketball tradition, the Seventh Street courts are king. For many, they are home a relief, an escape, the premier athletic battleground. A tiny haven of safety within one of the region's most dangerous cities. The unassuming asphalt in Delaware County has nurtured what some residents call their Seventh Street heroes: Jameer Nelson, now with the NBA's Denver...