"Attendees can expect a perfect blend of the rawness and athleticism street ball is known best for, and the techniques of professional ball. We're going to have a great time and raise money for some worthy causes," explains Marquis Daniels.
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 29, 2011
Victory H2O, C9 by Champion, The V Firm, Q6 Entertainment and The Cube Lounge with media partnership with SLAM Magazine present the Southern Hospitality Showcase Friday, September 30, 2011 at Morehouse College - Forbes Arena. The sporting event is a summer league- styled, competitive basketball exhibition featuring over 20 of the NBA's hottest players in a high paced, energetic "pick-up" style game. Proceeds from the charity event will benefit The American Heart Association and Sickle Cell Anemia Research.
The Southern Hospitality Showcase is the first independent exhibition game series where all participants are current members of the NBA, ensuring an extraordinary experience for fans. Atlanta will serve as the launch pad for the all-pro showcase. The tour heads to The Lone Star State next with scheduled stops in Houston, TX October 14th & 15th, and Dallas, TX October 21st & 22nd.
Street Basketball Association is producing the event that will also include live performances and celebrity DJ, DJ Irie (Official DJ of the Miami Heat) for the Atlanta showcase. NBA Players Marquis Daniels, Rajon Rondo, Jason Terry, Steven Jackson, Nate Robinson, Kendrick Perkins, Josh Howard, Trey Thompkins, Travis Leslie, OJ Mayo, and Zack Randolph are among the talent confirmed to play in the inaugural game. The game will feature a reunion between Boston’s Rondo with traded teammates Perkins, Robinson, and Daniels. "Attendees can expect a perfect blend of the rawness and athleticism street ball is known best for, and the strategies and techniques of professional ball play. We're going to have a great time and raise money for some very worthy causes," explains Marquis Daniels.
Doors open at 6PM EST, with tip-off at 8PM. The game will stream live on http://Slamonline.com courtesy of http://SpunLive.com and available for listeners on several sports radio stations. A complete list of these stations will be on the website. Patrons can purchase tickets online at http://WhyIBall.com, and at the Forbes Arena box office on gameday.