WHO WERE THE RENS
"All they did was win." The Harlem Rems were a dominate All-African American Basketball team from the 20’s and 30’s. They made history by winning 112 games one season and loosing only seven. They got their name from playing at the
Renaissance Casino ballroom in Harlem, New York, where they amazed fans with their innovative and unique style of play. It was the first ballroom in New York that was owned and operated by African Americans.
They toured the country competing against Black and white teams, and in the process, compiled the most impressive winning streak in Basketball history. In 1963, the entire team was inducted into the Professional Basketball Hall of Fame.