We previously announced that the Jr. NBA Global Championship would be returning to Walt Disney World for 2019. The event will be held at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort from August 6th through 11th, 2019. This youth basketball tournament will includ e32 teams of the top boys and girls in the 13 and 14 age bracket from around the world, with more than 300 players represented from 40 countries!
Check out this video below:
Not only will there be top youth talent, but there will also be three-time NBA Champion and Jr. NBA Global Championship Ambassador Dwyane Wade, Utah Jazz guard and 2019 NBA Sportsmanship and Twyman–Stokes Teammate of the Year Award recipient Mike Conley, 2018 WNBA MVP and WNBA Champion Breanna Stewart, New Orleans Pelicans Vice President of Basketball Operations and Team Development and former WNBA All-Star Swin Cash and Dallas Mavericks Head Coach Rick Carlisle in attendance at the event.
For guests who are interested in checking it out, the games will begin on Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 at ESPN Wide World of Sports. The admission is free to the general public!
Who all will be in the area this week and checking out the action?
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