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    The event, dubbed Nike World Basketball Festival, took place Aug. 12 to 15 in New York City, and will be held every two years in partnership with… Read More
    The event, dubbed Nike World Basketball Festival, took place Aug. 12 to 15 in New York City, and will be held every two years in partnership with USA Basketball and the FIBA World Championships. A scrimmage game featuring Team USA and a Jay-Z performance at Radio City Music Hall kicked off the four-day festival. After the opening event, the action moved uptown to the historic basketball courts at Rucker Park in Harlem for open-air practices and scrimmages by the Brazil, Puerto Rico and France national teams and concluded with exhibition games between Team USA and France, and China against Puerto Rico at Madison Square Garden. The exhibition games were designed to spotlight the sport of international basketball and raise awareness about the 2010 FIBA World Basketball Championship in Turkey, Aug. 28 to Sept. 12, which is the biggest event in basketball outside of the U.S. Read Less
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The event, dubbed Nike World Basketball Festival, took place Aug. 12 to 15 in New York City, and will be held every two years in partnership with USA Basketball and the FIBA World Championships. A scrimmage game featuring Team USA and a Jay-Z performance at Radio City Music Hall kicked off the four-day festival. After the opening event, the action moved uptown to the historic basketball courts at Rucker Park in Harlem for open-air practices and scrimmages by the Brazil, Puerto Rico and France national teams and concluded with exhibition games between Team USA and France, and China against Puerto Rico at Madison Square Garden. The exhibition games were designed to spotlight the sport of international basketball and raise awareness about the 2010 FIBA World Basketball Championship in Turkey, Aug. 28 to Sept. 12, which is the biggest event in basketball outside of the U.S.