“NBA 3X London Presented by Gatorade” to take place July 29-30

LONDON – The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced that “NBA 3X London Presented by Gatorade” will take place on Saturday, July 29 and Sunday, July 30, at the Clapham Common basketball court in South London.

NBA 3X London Presented by Gatorade will feature a 3-on-3 tournament consisting of 72 men’s and women’s teams for players ages 16-18 and 18+, as well as interactive basketball activities open to all fans, including a three-point contest and a dunk contest.  Participants will receive NBA 3X jerseys, and the winners of the men’s and women’s 18+ category will be awarded tickets, travel and accommodation to a future preseason or regular-season NBA game in Europe or the Middle East.  All winners and runners-up will be presented with championship trophies, gear from Gatorade and other prizes.  Players can register for the tournament by visiting NBA.com/3XLondon.

NBA 3X London will also be supported by Tissot, the Official Watch and Official Timekeeper of the NBA.

“We’re excited to bring NBA 3X back to London’s vibrant basketball community with the support of Gatorade and Tissot,” said NBA Europe and Middle East Vice President, New Business Ventures & Global Partnerships, Dina Ahmad.  “We look forward to offering fans from across the capital and beyond the opportunity to enjoy this dynamic 3-on-3 tournament with friends and family.”

Several Jr. NBA Clinics for local children and a Coaches Clinic presented by Gatorade for local coaches will take place during the week leading up to NBA 3X.

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For more NBA information, fans in the UK can visit NBA.com/UK, the league’s official online destination in the UK, and follow the NBA on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.  Fans can also download the NBA App for news, updates, scores, stats and videos and purchase the latest NBA merchandise at the NBA Store in London and at NBAStore.eu.