Ultimate Hoops at Life Time Sky Grand Opening - Interview w/ Carmelo Anthony

On June 2nd, Ultimate Hoops opened up it’s first club in New York City as part of the grand opening of Life Time Athletic at Sky.  As part of event, the first Ultimate Hoops games were played on the new court with UH league players and trainers from throughout the New York and New Jersey region. 

NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony who shares his logo on the new court, was also in attendance after partnering up with The Moinian Group to help build the new gym. 

I spoke with Carmelo to discuss the Grand Opening of Life Time Athletic at Sky. Carmelo also discusses his offseason, his thoughts on the Knicks new head coach Jeff Hornacek, and shares his NBA Finals prediction.

I also spoke with the founder of Ultimate Hoops Alan Arlt to talk about the grand opening of Life Time Athletic at Sky in New York City. Alan discussed the possibility of the Ultimate Hoops National Tournament coming to New York City in the next year and talked about how big of a night it was for Ultimate Hoops.


I spoke with former NBA Player, John Thomas, about his role as the National Trainer for Ultimate Hoops at the event. We discussed the grand opening of the new gym, talked about the expansion of Ultimate Hoops throughout the country and what makes a great basketball trainer. 


Ultimate Hoops Media’s Anthony Leo and I recorded a podcast to recap he Grand Opening of Life Time Athletic at Sky and the impact that the new gym will have on Ultimate Hoops. We also discussed our  experience interviewing Carmelo Anthony, discussed the rumors of a National Tournament being played in NYC, and shared our best stories from one of the biggest nights in Ultimate Hoops history.