PRESS RELEASE: NBA AND MOUNTAIN DEW® LAUNCH LEAGUE’S FIRST-EVER U.S. 3×3 BASKETBALL COMPETITION TOUR

PRESS RELEASE: NBA AND MOUNTAIN DEW® LAUNCH LEAGUE’S FIRST-EVER U.S. 3×3 BASKETBALL COMPETITION TOUR

  Today we received a press release regarding an excellent summer 3 on 3 tournament hosted by the NBA and Mountain Dew.  This continuation of promoting basketball year round and globally will only make the game stronger.  It will also provide more avenues for players to showcase their talents and possibly obtain a shot at the D-League, overseas leagues or possibly the NBA.  Below is the entire press release: NBA AND MOUNTAIN DEW® LAUNCH LEAGUE’S FIRST-EVER U.S. 3×3 BASKETBALL COMPETITION TOUR –  Dew NBA 3X to Feature Elite Basketball, Hall of Famer Gary Payton and Engaging Fan Activities in Six-City Tour – –  Men’s and Women’s Championship Teams to Qualify for 2017 USA Basketball 3×3 Tournament – NEW YORK, May 9, 2016 – The NBA and Mountain Dew today announced Dew NBA 3X, the league’s first-ever nationwide elite 3×3 basketball competition tour that will make stops in six NBA markets between May and October with winning teams qualifying for the 2017 USA Basketball 3×3 Tournament. The invite-only competition will tip off Saturday, May 21 in Atlanta and culminate on Sunday, Oct. 23 in Los Angeles with the Dew NBA 3X National Finals.  The program will also visit basketball fans in Miami, Dallas, Chicago, and Houston. Dew NBA 3X Ambassador and Hall of Famer Gary Payton, along with local NBA players and legends, will be on hand to interact with fans as they participate in exciting skills contests and other fan-friendly entertainment that celebrates basketball culture.  In addition to the games, Dew NBA 3X will feature appearances by celebrities, Dew athletes, team and local talent, art installations, celebrity DJs, food...