Team Shows What it Takes to be Part of Nike 3ON3 Tournamentby laliveinsider on Mon., Aug 12 at 05:21 PM
Team 'Game On' brought a mix of skills, heart and fun to the 2013 Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament Presented by NBC4!
The 5th annual Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament Presented by NBC4 -- the largest 3-on-3 tournament in California -- returned to L.A. LIVE August 9 through August 11. It was bigger and better than ever with Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE, Chick Hearn Court, and surrounding streets transformed into the ultimate streetball locale with nearly 100 basketball courts!
A total of 1,500 teams competed in more than 4,500 games.
The tournament officially kicked off Friday with The Hunger Games' lead Josh Hutcherson's celebrity basketball game, which benefited Straight But Not Narrow. Terrell Owens, One Tree Hill's James Lafferty, rapper Cisco Adler, Romeo Miller were among the many stars joining Hutcherson.
Saturday began with a free yoga session at Nokia Plaza followed by the start of the 3ON3 games, which carried on throughout the day. Even TO joined a team! The day's highlight came with the jaw-dropping Nike Slam Dunk Contest, where internationally-known slam dunkers showed off their gravity-defying skills.
Sunday closed out with the Men and Women's Nike Elite Finals with the remaining teams facing off for all the glory.
With more than 25,000 attendees through the weekend, who says it isn’t basketball season?!
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