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In honor of the FIBA games this summer, Nike is bringing the World Basketball Festival to the Chi

Today, Nike has announced that Jordan Brand and USA basketball will be hosting the 3rd Annual World Basketball Festival in Chicago on the lakefront parks of the city. First making its way in 2010, the festival celebrates the game of basketball and the impact it has worldwide.


The 2014 World Basketball Festival will feature all the members of the 2014 USA Men’s Basketball National team in Chicago from August 13-17. As the players prep for the FIBA World Cup, there will be numerous activities from streetball games to skills clinics for the youth to participate in. Chicago bred Anthony Davis, will play a major role in representing his city at the World Basketball Festival through plenty community events and appearances. The festival will end with the 2014 USA Men’s National Team facing off against the 2014 Brazil Men’s National Team in an exhibition game at Chicago’s United Center on Saturday, August 16th at 8:00pm.

Andrew Somuah(@Drewtheabstract)

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