Lakers Great Rick Fox, Clippers Coach Vinny Del Negro & Entourage Star Jeremy Piven To Participate In Second Annual "Shot From The Top" Of L.A. LIVE Hosted by Nike 3 On 3 Basketball Tournament On Thursday, July 22 at 3:33 PM PTby laliveinsider on Tue., Jul 20 at 03:30 PM
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WHO: Rick Fox, three-time NBA Champion, Los Angeles Lakers
Vinny del Negro, Coach, Los Angeles Clippers
Jeremy Piven, Actor, Entourage
WHAT: Former Los Angeles Lakers star Rick Fox, Los Angeles Clippers Coach Vinny del Negro and Emmy award-winning actor Jeremy Piven will participate in the second annual \"Shot from the Top,\" a long range three-point shot competition from the balcony atop L.A. LIVE to a basketball hoop in Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE more than 33 feet below.Â Last year, Lakers great Derek Fisher and actor David Arquette both made their shots so, the bar has been set high.Â
This \"stunt\" will promote the second annual Nike 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament which will take place Aug 6-8 at L.A. LIVE, STAPLES Center and along Chick Hearn Court in downtown Los Angeles.Â Registration for the event is underway and closes on July 30. Participants can register at www.nike3on3.com.Â
Last year's inaugural event played host to more than 500 teams and thousands of spectators, making it the largest organized basketball event in Los Angeles. This year tournament organizer AEG will create some 100 outdoor basketball courts for nearly 1,000 teams that are estimated to participate in the 2010 event. The Nike 3 on 3 Fan Fest, free to the public, will feature live music, slam dunk contest, coaching clinics, player appearances and basketball themed activities for participating athletes, the general public, family and friends.
**One on one interview and photo opportunities will be available with all participants immediately following the event.Â
**Media interested in shooting alongside Fox and del Negro must RSVP in advance.
WHEN: Thursday, July 22, 2010 at 3:33 p.m. PT
WHERE: Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE and third story balcony of L.A. LIVE
CONTACT: Noah Gold, Brener Zwikel & Associates, 818-462-5604, [email protected]
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