Comedian Demetrius “Juice” Deason and NBA MVP Russell Westbrook to host 2nd Annual “Why Not??” Comedy Show

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Comedian Demetrius “Juice” Deason and NBA MVP Russell Westbrook to host 2nd Annual “Why Not??” Comedy Show

Layups2standup presents the 2nd Annual “Why Not” Comedy Show hosted by Demetrius “Juice” Deason and NBA MVP Russell Westbrook

Thursday, August 31, 2017 (Oklahoma City) – Renowned Comedian, “Juice” Deason and NBA great, Russell Westbrook are set to bring you an evening of laughter and premier entertainment with the 2nd Annual “WHY NOT??” Comedy Show taking place Friday, October 13th at the Tower Theatre in Oklahoma City.

 

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“We wanted to create an event that the city of Oklahoma can look forward to as we kick off the Thunder’s NBA season. In addition to making this an inaugural event, we will also choose one organization each year to give back to. Layups2stand is about giving back to the community, and we emphasize that in everything we do”, said Demetrius “Juice” Deason, Founder of LayupstoStandup.

The comedy show is guaranteed to capture the spotlight with the star studded red carpet event featuring celebrities, professional athletes, Corporate partners, and the social set of Oklahoma. The comedian lineup is said to have everyone on the edge of their seats, with the announcement coming soon.

This years’ beneficiary will be YWCA Oklahoma. YWCA is the oldest and longest running organization in the world that aims to helping and empowering women. Their services range from offering safe places to women who have suffered rape or domestic violence, job training, health and fitness, childcare, and counseling. For more information on YWCA Oklahoma, please visit http://www.ywcaokc.org.

Tickets are now available and can be purchased here –>   WHY NOT?? COMEDY SHOW TICKETS

 

What: 2nd Annual “Why Not??” Comedy Show

Who: Demetrius “Juice’ Deason and Russel Westbrook

When: Friday, October 13th, 2017 at 7pm

Where: Tower Theatre (425 NW 23rd St. Oklahoma City, OK 73103)

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First Annual “Hype City VIII” Kicks Off High School Basketball Season with Elite Tournament and Freshman Rising Stars Game

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First Annual “Hype City VIII” Kicks Off High School Basketball with Elite Tournament and Freshman Rising Stars Game

Brooklyn, NY is gearing up for the first annual “Hype City VIII” boys high school basketball tournament and Sunday’s much anticipated “Hype City Rising Stars Game”. The event will take place Saturday, September 9th and Sunday, September 10th at South Shore High School (6565 Flatlands Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11236) with games beginning at 9a.m.

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Hype City VIII is set to deliver a weekend of premier high school hoops featuring 8 teams- 4 public schools and 4 private schools from the NYC/NJ area. The competitive lineup consists of: Cardinal Hayes, Abraham Lincoln, St. Raymond’s, Benjamin Cardozo, Scanlan, Thomas Jefferson, Iona Prep, and South Shore.

“This inaugural tournament will serve as an early evaluator of what is to be expected in the upcoming high school basketball season, as well as a preseason look at future D1 scholarship athletes” said, Shabar Ewing- Event Director.

The “Rising Stars Game”, will be a glimpse of the vast amount of 2021 talent coming into the already talent laden Northeast. Hype City VIII will allow these athletes the platform to grow and showcase their skill sets as they enter into the high school season.” said, Jay David- Event Director

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Hype City is dedicated to supporting the basketball community in times of need. A portion of event proceeds will go to assisting families who have endured the devastating hurricane in Houston. Donations will also be accepted on behalf of our initiative to support and lend a hand to our family in the South.

adidas basketball is a proud sponsor and supporter of “Hype City VII” and Hype City “Rising Stars Game”.

 

 

Door admission is $5 for adults and $3 for kids. Be ready to witness an array of talent!

 

For more information: Shabar Ewing @ HypeCityLeague@gmail.com or 646.479.9941
Jay David @ JayDavidNY@gmail.com or 646.683.0362

BALLER TV WILL BE LIVE STREAMING ALL GAMES: Baller TV HYPE CITY VIII

Media Credentials: Nina Zavala @ NinaZavalaGroup@gmail.com

 

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Rockets @Jharden13 kicks off his inaugural JH-Town Weekend August 19 & 20 with a charity basketball tournament & series of events

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Houston Rockets’ James Harden kicks off a fun-filled weekend in Houston, TX comprised of a series of events including a Celebrity Charity Basketball Tournament benefitting “3 The Harden Way” Scholarship Program.

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The event will take place Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20th at Rice University (Tudor Fieldhouse 6100 Main Street Houston, TX 77231). The 4 teams assembled for the tournament are, “Team Harden”, “Team Boss Life”, “Dream Chasers”, and “Team LaFlame”. Confirmed NBA Players and Celebrities include: Chris Paul, Clint Capela, Demar Derozan, Devin Booker, Dion Waiters, Emmanuel Mudiay, Eric Gordon, Gerald Green, James Harden, Jimmy Butler, John Wall, Josh Simmons, Josh Smith, Kentavious Caldwell Pope, Marcus Morris, Markieff Morris, PJ Tucker, Tyler Ennis, Meek Mill, Travis Scott, Cassie, Karen Civil, Slim Thug, Kylie Jenner, and many more!

Games will begin on Saturday at 1pm and 3pm, and conclude on Sunday with the Tournament Finale at 3pm.

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All Proceeds will Benefit “3 The Harden Way” Scholarship Program

3 The Harden Way is James Harden’s charity organization established to provide higher learning opportunities for future leaders. It is dedicated to bringing economic and educational gaps in the Houston metropolitan area by providing academic financial support to higher achieving students, demonstrating leadership within communities facing hardship.

 

To Purchase Tickets click here: JH-Town Weekend

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Confirmed teams to play in the Elite 14 Showcase Saturday, Nov. 4th @ Hirschi High School

13th ANNUAL ELITE 14 SHOWCASE

 

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Elite 14 showcase has established itself throughout the years as the “go to” event kicking off the November live period with some of the most explosive talent in high school hoops. This year, the event has expanded to 32 top teams that will feature some of the best matchups from Texas to Oklahoma, and other neighboring states.
The competitive showcase will take place Saturday, November 4th at Hirschi High School (3106 Borton Drive, Wichita Falls, TX 76310) with games beginning at 9am.
Some of the highlighted players this year include:  RJ Hampton (2020), Jalen Wilson (2019), Kaden Archie (2019), De’Vion Harmon (2019), Drew Timme (2019), Avery Anderson (2019), Jalen Jackson (2019), Jacobi Gordan (2018), Malik Hall (2018), and many more.

 

Confirmed Teams Include:

Denton Guyer- TX
JJ Pearce – TX
Justin Northwest- TX
Lancaster- TX
Little Elm – TX
Midlothian – TX
North Crowley – TX
Plano Prestonwood – TX
St. Anthony’s – TX
Lubbock Estacado- TX
The Colony- TX
Timberview- TX
Wichita Falls Hirschi- TX
Wichita Falls Rider- TX
Houston Christian- TX

Broken Arrow- OK
Carl Albert- OK
Edmond North- OK
Midwest City- OK
Norman- OK
OKC Storm- OK
Putnam City North- OK
Putnam City West- OK
Tulsa Booker T. Washington- OK
Westmoore- OK

Hobbs- NM
Life Prep- KS
Sunrise Christian – KS
Southwest Christian – AR
Trinity International- NV

 

TWITTER: @Elite14Showcase

 

2017 SPONSORS: TexasBoysBasetball.com and Wichita Clutch

 

For more information log onto Elite14.com or Email:  Elite_14_showcase@yahoo.com

 

*** Media Credentials: Nina Zavala at NinaZavalaGroup@gmail.com ***

 

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NBA Trainer Irv Roland brings you the first annual “TRU You Blueprint Basketball Clinic” August 26th & 27th in Midwest City, OK

Blueprint’s founder and NBA trainer, Irv Roland and event partner, James Davis bring you the first annual “TRU You Blueprint Basketball Clinic” in Midwest City, OK on August 26th & 27th for Boys and Girls grades 5th-12th.

Irving Roland, a native to Oklahoma City played College basketball at Carl Albert State College and Southwestern Oklahoma State University. He began working in the NBA in 2004 with the Boston Celtics. Throughout the years his roster of off season training extended to NBA Professional players such as Lebron James, Kyrie Irving, Chris Paul, Joe Johnson, Serge Ibaka, Jarrett Jack, and Kevin Durant. Roland is currently on staff with the Houston Rockets and is the full time trainer of James Harden who recently signed a 4 year extension with Rockets. More about: Irving Roland and Blueprint Basketball Training

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TRU You Blueprint Basketball Clinic’s primary focus will be on Skill Development, Strength & Conditioning, and the importance of Fitness and Nutrition. There will also be an implementation of a social media education class that will dive into the benefits and dangers of social media for student athletes

WHAT: TRU You Blueprint Basketball Clinic

WHO: Boys & Girls 5th-12th grade

WHERE: Carl Albert High School (2009 S Post Rd, Midwest City, OK 73130)

WHEN: Saturday August 26th 12pm-3pm / Sunday August 27th 2pm-5pm

 

CLICK LINK TO REGISTER: TRU You Blueprint Basketball Clinic  or call 405-830-9747. Discount offers for multiple kids and/or teams.

 

Special thanks to sponsors: adidas, Body Armor Sports Drinks, Trolli Candy, and Power Handz.

 

Media Credentials email: Nina Zavala @ NinaZavalaGroup@gmail.com

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adidas Basketball presents #LVL3 July 27th & 28th at The Chelsea in the Cosmopolitian Las Vegas

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adidas Basketball sets the tone yet again with its second installment of #LVL3 (Level 3), beginning July 27 & 28 at The Chelsea Theater in the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas.

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D Rose, Damian Lillard, Andrew Wiggins, and James Harden last year at #LVL3

 

#LVL3 gives youth (ages 14-18), the opportunity to experience and engage with the adidas Basketball brand on multiple levels. Last years event consisted of gaming stations, a barber shop, a slo-mo 360 dunk cam, preview of new product releases, R&R massage area, gear customization station, food and drink station, appearances from adidas Basketball stars, James Harden, D Rose, Damian Lillard, Andrew Wiggins, & Marcus Smart.

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You don’t want to miss this years session of the adidas Basketball experience at #LVL3.

For more updates click link: LVL3 presented by adidas Basketball

Follow Twitter accounts:  @adidasUprising and @adidasHoops

 

 

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2017 adidas Gauntlet Finale – Schedule & Locations #adidasUprising

2017 adidas Gauntlet Finale

adidas Uprising LogoThe 2017 adidas Gauntlet finale tips off in Spartanburg, SC on Wednesday, July 12th. The finale will host the top teams from the Gauntlet series and championship teams from the regional qualifiers in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Boston and Chicago. Teams will be seeded for bracket play based on their Gauntlet win-loss record culminating with a championship game on Saturday, July 15.

FULL SCHEDULE & UPDATES click here: adidas Gauntlet Finale Schedule

Locations include:

BJU – Bob Jones University
1700 Wade Hampton Blvd.
Greenville, SC 29614

DNG- Dorman New Gym
1050 Cavalier Way
Roebuck, SC 29376

USC- Upward Stars Center
9768 Warren H. Abernathly Hwy.
Spartanburg, SC 29301

DA- Dorman Arena
1050 Cavalier Way
Roebuck, SC 29376

GMS- L.E. Gable Middle School
198 Otts Shoals Rd.
Roebuck, Sc 293376

DFA- Dorman Freshman Academy
1050 Cavalier Way
Roebuck, SC 29376

Oak- Oakbrook Prep
190 Lincoln School Rd.
Spartanburg, SC 29301

 

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