#AlHarrington to Compete with More Than 19 Former NBA Favorites in New Pro
Basketball League as the New York Gotham Ballers take on the Los Angeles SuperStars
NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Champions Basketball League, a new professional basketball league made up of former #NBAplayers, will tip-off its inaugural season when the New York Gotham Ballers take on the Los Angeles SuperStars at #NYCBLIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Wednesday, August 23 at 7 p.m.
Tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased by visiting Ticketmaster.com, http://www.nycblive.com/, or by calling 516-744-6310. Tickets are also available at the Ticketmaster Box Office at the Coliseum.
The game features five-on-five, full-court NBA regulation play during the summer, with 19 former NBA favorites, including Al Harrington and Daniel “Boobie” Gibson, going head-to-head. The event will include a pre-game youth shoot-around and post-game meet & greet, putting fans up close and personal with the players and the game they love. “We’re thrilled to bring this great talent to Long Island, who are all former NBA players, have passion for the game, and have a fierce competitive spirit,” said #MarkAguirre, President of Basketball for Champions Basketball League. “We’re looking forward to our 2017 Showcase Season, which will make for great basketball and will introduce the league to fans in New York and across the country.” Fan favorites will be a part of the game, including Al Harrington, Chris Copeland, #CarlosBoozer, #DanielBoobieGibson, #RajaBell plus the New York front office, including Team President #WaltClydeFrazier, General Manager #EarlMonroe, and Coach #JohnWallace.
The opening night event will feature a tip-off by #NewYork Celebrity Owner #IceT, a halftime concert by #DaveEast, in-game entertainment by radio personality #DJClue, and game commentary provided by #EBCRuckerPark legends Hannibal and #BoobieSmooth.
Champions Basketball League games are designed with the fans and families in mind, with ticket pricing starting at just $10.00. Affordably priced, the games provide a fun, family-friendly game day experience with kids under 13.