ENTERTAINERS BASKETBALL CLASSIC (EBC) AT RUCKER PARK ANNOUNCES EBC AMERICA CELEBRITY BASKETBALL CHALLENGE AT BROOKLYN’S HOTTEST ARENA, BARCLAYS CENTER, ON SUNDAY, JULY 27TH
Hosted By Power 105.1’s Breakfast Club,
the EBC America Celebrity Basketball Challenge Will Feature Performances by
Fabolous, Wale, Big Sean and some of the NBA’s Biggest Names
FOUR CELEBRITY-COACHED TEAMS FROM FOUR CITIES IN A
The Entertainers Basketball Classic Inc., (EBC) — the most recognizable streetball tournament in the world — and LineRocket Entertainment present the EBC America Celebrity Basketball Challenge hosted by Power 105.1’s Breakfast Club. The famous streetball tournament will bring its non-stop action-packed version of basketball from Rucker Park in Harlem to Brooklyn’s own Barclays Center on Sunday, July 27th, 2014. Tipping off at 4 p.m., the celebrity basketball challenge will feature live performances by Fabolous, Wale, Big Sean and more.
The EBC America Celebrity Basketball Challenge will feature four celebrity-coached teams, from four major cities; each trying to prove its city has the best basketball players. Each team will have three to five professionals and seven streetball players representing its city. There will be two semi-final games, as well as the championship for bragging rights, so the fans get to see three games for the price of one.
EBC America Celebrity Basketball Challenge 2014 features Wale’sTeam DMV (DC/ Maryland/ Virginia) vs. Team Philly; and Fabolous’Team NYC vs. Team LA.
“We are always trying to find ways to bring our celebrity friends and basketball players closer to the people that made them famous,” says EBC Founder Greg Marius. “We are the Entertainers Basketball Classic because 32 years ago we gave people the basketball experience they wanted to see. This Barclays Center event will take what we do everyday in the summer for 2,000 people at Rucker Park to an unimaginable level at an NBA arena. Our goal at the EBCRuckerPark is to provide people of all races and backgrounds the opportunity to get a taste of Harlem/NYC basketball in a family-friendly environment. New York City basketball is not dead, and if you don’t believe it, come witness it at Barclays Center on Sunday, July 27at 4p.m.”
Tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased online via Ticketmaster, by visiting www.barclayscenter.com or www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets will also be available at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center beginning Saturday, June 21 at noon, if tickets are still available.