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and sounds of NBA 3on3 presented by
as part of an eight city Canadian tour beginning this spring and summer.
NBA-style entertainment takes place at the
British Columbia Institute of Technology
(BCIT)’s Burnaby Campus on June 9 and 10.
only national 3on3 basketball tournament, the event is geared towards local
basketball enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels in an environment that
mirrors the excitement seen only in the NBA. Gravity defying athleticism,
fast-paced action and inspiring performances describe what can be expected at
NBA 3on3 tournament.
Raptors forward Kris Humphries will meet basketball fans and participate in NBA
3on3 activities on Saturday, June 9 at 1:15 p.m. local time. Humphries was
selected 14th overall in the 2004 NBA Draft by
and acquired by
last summer. During 60 games in 2006-07 Humphries averaged 11.2 minutes and set
a career-high by grabbing 18 rebounds April 13 vs. Detroit in a game that
helped Toronto clinch home court advantage in the 2007 NBA Playoffs for the
first time in franchise history. Humphries has also played an instrumental role
in supporting the Raptors’ community initiatives throughout the year.
to NBA 3on3 is free for spectators, who are encouraged to participate in many
activities and contests including Speed Stick 24/7 All Day Challenge, Juicy
Fruit King of the Court,
Focus Court, Speed Stick Shoot for a Grant
Contest, Steve Nash Youth Basketball Skillz Challenge and Rogers My5 Court.
Music and dancers will also be part of this two-day event.
All 3on3 participants receive a reversible NBA
3on3 basketball jersey and a gift bag filled with great giveaways. There will
be plenty of prizes for participants too. All registered teams are guaranteed a
qualified referee and a minimum of three games. NBA 3on3 is presented by
Rogers with Ford,
Basketball, Juicy Fruit, Speed Stick 24/7 and Reebok serving as National